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You are invited to Asia America and the World

The recent upsurge in anti-Asian violence and bigotry throughout the COVID-19 pandemic has attracted renewed attention on a long-standing problem. The event series Asia America and the World invites the Northeastern community to interact with a diverse slate of scholars who are addressing critical issues confronting Asian American communities from a global or transnational perspective.

Get details and register for events here.

Presented by the Asian Studies Program, the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, and the Office of the Provost, and co-sponsored by the Humanities Center, this event series is open to the entire community across the Northeastern Global Network. All events will be supported by ASL interpreters. Registration is required.


Monday, Sept. 27 (Hybrid)

4:00 PM ET

Anti-Asian American Pacific Islander Hate in the Time of COVID-19

Russell Jeung, San Francisco State University; Founder, Stop AAPI Hate


Thursday, Oct. 7 (Hybrid)

4:00 PM ET

Amidst Pandemic and Racial Upheaval: Where Asian Americans Fit

Jane Junn, University of Southern California


Thursday, Oct. 28 (Virtual)

6:00 PM ET

Extraordinary Precarities: Overseas Filipino Workers During Pandemic Times

Dada Docot, Purdue University


Wednesday, Dec. 1 (Virtual)

4:00 PM ET

The Chinese Question: The Gold Rushes and Global Politics

Mae Ngai, Columbia University


Thursday, Feb. 10 (Hybrid)

4:00 PM ET

Race, Religion, and Belonging of South Asian Americans: 20 Years After 9/11

Sangay Mishra, Drew University


Thursday, Mar. 24 (Hybrid)

4:00 PM ET

Menace to Empire: Anticolonial Solidarities and the Transpacific Origins of the US Security State

Moon-Ho Jung, University of Washington


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