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A/PIA Seminar: Gordon H Chang

Gordon H Chang (Stanford University)
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
4:00-6:00 PM
Gordon H. Chang (Professor of American History, Stanford University) Bio:
I am interested in two areas of American life that are often considered separately. The historical connections between race and ethnicity in America, on the one hand, and foreign relations, on the other are in fact profound. I explore these interconnections in my teaching and scholarship. My particular area of focus is trans-Pacific relations, the inter-connections between East Asia and America.I am interested in political, social, and cultural interactions from the earliest days of America to the present.My current research project concerns the recovery and interpretation of the experiences of Chinese railroad workers in North America. Please go to www.chineserailroadworkers.stanford.edu for more information.
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: American Culture, Asia, Asian/pacific Islander American Studies, Chinese Studies, Culture, Discussion, Diversity, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Free, History, Humanities, Interdisciplinary, Multicultural
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies, Department of American Culture