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Race, Racism and Xenophobia in a Global Context III: Brussels

November 9, 2017
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John Kuo Wei Tchen
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Professor, New York University; Founding Director, Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program and Institute, New York University
 

John Kuo Wei (Jack) Tchen is a teacher, historian, curator, and organization founder-strategist currently researching the ongoing impacts of eugenics on American life, Jim Crow spatiality, subaltern archives, and modern organizational design. His recent exhibitions include: The Haunted Files: The Eugenics Record Office, The Normal and In the Shadow of the Highway: Robert Moses’ Expressway & the Battle for Downtown. Tchen is also co-author of Yellow Peril! An Archive of Anti-Asian Fear (Verso, 2014), a study emerging from 30 years of building of research collections in New York City. Beginning Fall 2018, Professor Tchen will be the Inaugural Clement A Price Chair of Public History and Humanities at Rutgers University and Director of the Price Institute of Ethnicity, Culture & the Modern Experience. He is Founding Director of the Asian Pacific American Studies Program and Institute at New York University and a founding faculty of NYU’s Department of Social and Cultural Analysis. He co-founded the Museum of Chinese in America in 1979-80 where he continues to serve as Senior Historian.

 
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