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The In/flexibility of Race: Chinese Americans, Schooling & Race in the Jim Crow South

October 25, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

A widely cited anthropologist of education, Professor Lee is known nationally and internationally for her cutting-edge research on the educational experiences and academic achievement of two growing student populations: im/migrants and Asian Americans. Prof. Lee is the author/editor of six books and over 30 journal articles, including the best known book Unraveling the Model Minority Stereotype: Listening to Asian American Youth.

Professor Lee has been working on two research projects over the last few years. One project focuses on the formal and informal educational experiences of Hmong youth. The other project is on the educational experiences of Chinese Americans who grew up and went to school in the Mississippi Delta during Jim Crow through the Civil Rights Movement. Her one-hour presentation will highlight the writing project of Chinese Americans in Mississippi Delta during Jim Crow through Civil Rights Movement.


October 25, 2018
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Dey Hall Auditorium
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
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The Carolina Asia Center supports diverse Asia-related events. However, CAC co-sponsorship of any talk, seminar, documentary screening, film screening, performance or celebration does not constitute endorsement of or agreement with the views presented therein. As an academic institution, we value diverse perspectives that promote dialogue and understanding.

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