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  • Taking Up Space: Providing Space for Healing and Reflection in the Wake of Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

  • Featuring

    • Jigna Desai
      Professor of Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies and Asian American Studies at the University of Minnesota
      Speaker Bio

       

      MJ Carpio
      Coalition of Asian American Leaders (CAAL), Asian MN Alliance for Justice
      Speaker Bio 

       

      Sun Yung Shin
      Poet, Author of Unbearable Splendor
      Speaker Bio 

  • When

    Wednesday, April 14, 2021
    5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

    Where

    Online:

    This panel discussion will be hosted through Zoom. To attend this event, please register using this link

This panel discussion will bring together community leaders, activists and artists to reflect on recent hate crimes against the Asian community, with particular focus on the March 16th shootings in Atlanta, Georgia. Professor Jigna Desai of the Gender, Women and Sexuality and Asian American Studies Department at the UMN, Sun Yung Shin, poet and author of Unbearable Splendor and MJ Carpio, member of the Asian MN Alliance for Justice, and Coalition of Asian American Leaders (CAAL), will lead the panel to provide space for connection, discussion and healing. 

Sponsored By

Binger Center for New Americans – UMN Law School

Coalition of Asian American Leaders (CAAL)

UMN APALSA

Mitchell-Hamline APALSA

St. Thomas APALSA

Cost

Free

Contact Information

Marcail Distante

Contact Information

University of Minnesota Law School

Walter F. Mondale Hall | 229 19th Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-625-5000

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