Asian America and Looking for Home Opening Reception

2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, the Inaugural Year of the Asian American Studies Program at Duke, and the 50th anniversary of the Third World Student Strike at San Francisco State University that led to the founding of Ethnic Studies. 

Asian America: Movements, Communities, Settlements
Curated by Sucheta Mazumdar, Associate Professor of History and Alta Zhang Research Associate, Duke University
Asian American Movement: Murals and Posters (Sucheta Mazumdar and Alta Zhang)
The Path to AASP at Duke: 2002-2018 (Nayoung Aimee Kwon and Tyler Lian)
Chronologies of Asian America (Kelley Lawton and Carson Holloway)
From Guangdong China to the Mississippi Delta (Sucheta Mazumdar and Alta Zhang)
From Bengal India to New Orleans and Harlem (Sucheta Mazumdar and Alta Zhang)
Karen From Myanmar (Burma) to North Carolina: Chapel Hill,
Carrboro and New Bern (Ema Klugman and William Hardee

Looking for Home: 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, Title VIII of Civil Rights Act of 1968
Homeless in Durham: “Homeless in Durham” documentary film and photo-poster exhibit (Premiere Showing: 103 Carr Building Alta Zhang, Duke University and NCSU, Ruebe Holmes, Duke University and NCCU)
Myanmar (Burmese) Refugee Children’s Art

Exhibits made possible by and/or funded by History Department, Dean of Arts and Sciences, Dean of
Humanities, Dean of Social Sciences, Asian American Studies Program, The Kenan Institute for Ethics, and Global Asia Initiative

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Franklin Gallery@History (2nd Floor, Carr Building
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm