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The Stories We Tell and the Objects We Keep: Asian American Women and the Archives

Friday, March 5, 1-3:30 PM ET
Virtual Event

https://www.radcliffe.harvard.edu/event/2021-stories-we-tell-objects-we-keep-conference-virtual

The stories of Asian American women extend far beyond the geographic borders of the United States. Inspired by tales and objects from family history, their narratives often reflect the transnational nature of Asian American women’s lives. Despite the importance of these narratives to expanding and complicating our understanding of war, migration, inequity, and difference, the accounts and perspectives of Asian American women have often been overlooked in formal records, and the tangible objects providing critical evidence of their histories have been ignored.

This program will bring together Asian American activists and artists, including novelists, filmmakers, and photographers, to share the stories that inspire their craft and the objects they retain as part of their personal histories.

“The Stories We Tell and the Objects We Keep” reflects the Radcliffe Institute’s commitment to revealing complete, balanced, and diverse histories of women in America.

You can register for this event by visiting: www.radcliffe.harvard.edu/event/2020-stories-we-tell-objects-we-keep-conference-virtual.

This event is free. All are welcome to attend.

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University is one of the world’s leading centers for interdisciplinary exploration. We bring students, scholars, artists, and practitioners together to pursue curiosity-driven research, expand human understanding, and grapple with questions that demand insight from across disciplines.

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