Panel Discussion: "Histories of Anti-Asian Violence in the US: Politics, Gender, and Resistance"


Location: Zoom webinar

Histories Of Violence 700

This discussion will bring together scholars from multiple disciplines to examine anti-Asian violence in America, from Chinese exclusion in the 19th century to the recent Atlanta shootings. The panel also will discuss what organizers and activists are currently doing to combat the increased anti-Asian violence and discrimination in the United States.

Borja Square

Melissa Borja
Assistant Professor of American Culture, University of Michigan
Member, Indiana Chapter, National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum

Pam Butler

Pam Butler
Associate Director of Gender Studies, University of Notre Dame

Jennifer Huynh

Jennifer Huynh
Assistant Professor of American Studies, University of Notre Dame
Liu Institute Faculty Fellow

Mckenna Square

Rebecca Tinio McKenna
Associate Professor of History, University of Notre Dame
Liu Institute Faculty Fellow



Breen Square

James Breen, Moderator
History PhD Candidate, University of Notre Dame 

Zoom registration

This event is sponsored by the Liu Institute, Gender Studies Program, Department of American Studies, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Department of History, and Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, Center for Social Concerns, Multicultural Student Programs and Services, Initiative on Race and Resilience, and University of Notre Dame Association of Graduate Historians.

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