Asian Americans at a Crossroads: COVID-19, #BLM, Discrimination, and Allyship

When:
September 8, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
2020-09-08T19:30:00-04:00
2020-09-08T19:45:00-04:00
Cost:
Free

Asian Americans at a Crossroads  

 

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Asian Americans at a Crossroads: COVID-19, #BLM, Discrimination, and Allyship

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A Virtual Conversation with Queens College, CUNY, President Frank H. Wu


Frank H. Wu, President at Queens College will address problems facing the Asian & Asian-American communities as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, provide advice on how new attorneys can navigate their legal careers in a pandemic, and allyship.

Frank H. Wu was named President of Queens College, City University of New York (CUNY), in 2020. Prior to then, he served as Chancellor & Dean, and then William L. Prosser Distinguished Professor at University of California Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco. He was a member of the faculty at Howard University, the nation’s leading historically black college/university (HBCU), for a decade. He served as Dean of Wayne State University Law School in his hometown of Detroit, and he has taught in various roles at Michigan, Columbia, Stanford, Peking University School of Transnational Law, and Johns Hopkins.

Professor Wu is the author of Yellow: Race in America Beyond Black and White. He blogged regularly for six years at Huffington Post, and his work has appeared in The New York Times, Washington Post, The Guardian, LA Times, Detroit Free Press, San Francisco Chronicle, Chronicle of Higher Education, and National Law Journal.

Event Co-sponsored by: Event is co-sponsored by Seton Hall Law; Black Law Students' Association; First Generation Law Students Association; Jewish Law Students Association; Lambda Law Alliance; Latin American Law Students Association; Public Interest Network; Student Bar Association; Women's Law Forum ¦ Bar Associations: Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association of New Jersey; Asian American Bar Association of New York; Filipino American Lawyers Association of New York; South Asian Bar Association of New Jersey ¦ Asian Pacific American Law Students Associations: Brooklyn Law APALSA; Cardozo APALSA; Columbia APALSA; CUNY Law APALSA; Fordham APALSA; Harvard APALSA; Hofstra APALSA; Asian American Law Students Association, New York Law School; NYU Law APALSA; APALSA, Rutgers-Newark; and St. John’s APALSA.