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Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission


Coronavirus-Linked Racism and the Legacy of Yellow Peril

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Calendar   Speaking Engagements
Location Webinar
Date Thu, Jun 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Duration   1h

Join Facing History and Ourselves for a conversation with Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University, Russell Jeung, and Professor of Asian American Studies and in the Educational Leadership Program at San Francisco State University, Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales about the surge in anti-Asian racism amid coronavirus. Along with Facing History and Ourselves’ Ken Garcia-Gonzales, a former school administrator with over 14 years of classroom teaching experience, we’ll discuss the legacy of yellow peril and Asian xenophobia in the United States and share stories of resistance and action.

Captioning will be provided during this webinar, which takes place from 8–9 PM ET/7–8 PM CT/5–6 PM PT. If this time doesn’t work for your schedule, be sure to register and we’ll notify you once the recording is available on our On-Demand Learning Center.

You will be eligible to receive one-hour of professional development credit for participation if you actively watch the webinar. At the conclusion of the webinar, you will be able to download a certificate of completion from the webinar console. Check with your school district in advance of the webinar to ensure that the professional development credit is accepted.

Dr. Russell Jeung is Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University. A scholar of race and religion, he's written At Home in Exile: Finding Jesus Among Ancestors and Family Sacrifices: The Worldviews and Ethics of Chinese Americans. With Chinese for Affirmative Action and the Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council, he helped to establish the Stop AAPI Hate center.

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