AAS on Asian Studies and Black Lives Matter
“Asian Studies and Black Lives Matter” will addresses issues of diversity and equity in the field of Asian Studies through a live online discussion with four distinguished Asian Studies scholars. Moderated by AAS President Christine Yano, the online roundtable addresses concerns regarding diversity in Asian Studies programs and research and opens the floor to questions regarding how we can do better as a scholarly community. William H. Bridges IV, Keisha A. Brown, Yasmine Krings, and Marvin D. Sterling will offer their perspectives on the ways in which considerations of race enrich the study of Asia, as well as provide their views on better approaches to support and mentor Black students and scholars of Asia. Following brief presentations and a discussion with President Yano, the panelists will respond to audience questions.
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
7:00pm Eastern Time