Wednesday, July 15, 2020
4:00pm - 5:15pm
Professor Beth Lew-Williams joined Princeton in 2015 as the first Asian American History professor.
She holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University. Her research focuses on Asian American studies, migration, ethnic studies, violence, and the history of the U.S. West. She is the award-winning author of “The Chinese Must Go: Violence, Exclusion and the Making of the Alien in America.” She spoke on the June 8th panel “Race in the Covid Era” with Helen Zia ‘73, Professor Keith Wailoo, and Congressman Andy Kim (event recording linked in our latest email newsletter, and also at https://www.princeton.edu/news/2020/06/04/race-covid-era-what-americas-history-racism-and-xenophobia-means-today-conversation)
Join us to hear Professor Lew-Williams talk about how she came to Princeton, her research on Chinese exclusion, and the new Asian American Studies Certificate in Princeton’s Program in American Studies. Nancy Lin ’77, A4P co-chair, will be hosting the conversation. We will have a Q&A period and welcome pre-submitted questions.
Wednesday July 15th
4 PM – 5:15 PM PDT (7 PM – 8:15 PM EDT)
A Zoom link will be sent to all registrants prior to the event.
Thanks to the Asian American Alumni Association of Princeton (A4P) and the Princeton Association of New York City (PANYC) for this event collaboration.