#StopAsianHate: A Teach-In

Friday, April 9, 2021

2:00-4:00 p.m. EDT

On Zoom: Register here


Recent increases in violence and harassment have brought to national attention the prejudices Asian Americans face every day, and events like the March 16 shootings in Atlanta, GA have left communities feeling shaken. This teach-in will examine the history of anti-Asian prejudice, both overt and covert, in the US, as well as discussing current events in an interdisciplinary context.


Introduction: Joseph Alter, Director, Asian Studies Center 

Atlanta in ContextAryani Ong, Civil Rights Activist

The History of Anti-Asian Racism in the US: Jay Li, Department of History, Duquesne University

Current US-China Relations: Matthew Johnson, Founder and PrincipalAltaSilva LLC 

Advocacy by API students and organizations: Katherine Yang, President, Chinese American Student Association 

Student response: Michael Nguyen, Advocacy Chair, East Coast Asian American Student Union (ECAASU)