Virtual Discussion May 27: We Need To Talk About Anti-Asian Hate
On May 27, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. UNLV Libraries and the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs will host "We Need To Talk About Anti-AAPI Hate," a discussion about the history of discrimination, prejudice and violence that Asian-American and Pacific Islander communities have experienced in the U.S. The episode is part of the series: “We Need To Talk: Conversations on Racism for a More Resilient Las Vegas.”
This virtual educational series will feature university and community experts discussing issues on race and seeking solutions for a more inclusive society. The series is live-streamed by UNLV TV.
Guest Host: Mark Padoongpatt, Ph.D, Associate Professor of Asian American Studies; Interdisciplinary Studies and Director of Asian & Asian American Studies, UNLV
- Stewart Chang, Ph.D., Professor of Law, UNLV
- Vanessa Concepcion, Student Oral Historian, Reflections: The Las Vegas Asian American & Pacific Islander Oral History Project
- Vida Lin, President, Asian Community Development Council
- Tessa Winkelmann, Assistant Professor of History, UNLV
Archives of each episode are available online. A resource guide with links to additional readings and other resources on each topic are also available.
Additional funding for this series provided by UNLV Libraries Advisory Board Members Sara Mason, Geri Tomich, and Jerrie Merritt (Bank of Nevada).
This is a virtual event and is free and open to the public to watch. It will be livestreamed on YouTube and UNLV's Official Facebook page.
Su Kim Chung