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AADS Speaker Series: Be Like Water: Combating anti-AAPI Hate


Russell Jeung, Moderator: Eileen Chow

Professor of Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University, Dr. Russell Jeung is an author of books and articles on race and religion. He's written Family Sacrifices: The Worldviews and Ethics of Chinese Americans (Oxford U Press, 2019); Mountain Movers: Student Activism and the Emergence of Asian American Studies (UCLA AAS Center, 2019); and At Home in Exile: Finding Jesus Among My Ancestors and Refugee Neighbors (Zondervan, 2016). In March 2020, Dr. Jeung co-founded Stop AAPI Hate with Chinese for Affirmative Action and the AAPI Equity Alliance. It tracks incidents of COVID-19 discrimination to develop policy interventions and long-term solutions to racism. Stop AAPI Hate was awarded the 2021 Webby Award for "Social Movement of the Year." Dr. Jeung has been named as one of the TIME 100 Most Influential Persons, as well as the Bloomberg 50 and Politico 40 most impactful persons. The Asia Society honored him with the Game Changer award in 2022. Who: Dr. Russell Jeung, San Fransisco State University, and Dr. Eileen Chow, Duke University What: Discussion on combatting anti-AAPI Hate Where: Location TBD Food: Light snacks will be provided.


Asia focus, Civic Engagement/Social Action, Diversity/Inclusion, Ethics, Free Food and Beverages, Health/Wellness, Humanities, Lecture/Talk, Multicultural/Identity, Politics, United States Focus