From AAARI/CUNY: Talk on Global Slavery: 19th Century Coolie Labor
Please join the Asian American / Asian Research Institute for a talk on Global Slavery, by Lisa T. Yun, on Friday, May 2, 2014, from 6PM to 8PM, at 25 West 43rd Street, 10th Floor, Room 1000, between 5th & 6th Avenues, Manhattan. This talk is free and open to the general public.
Lisa T. Yun is an Associate Professor of English at Binghamton University – State University of New York. Dr. Yun received her PhD. from the University of Texas, and B.A. from Yale University. She is a co-founder of the Asian American Studies department at Binghamton University, and formerly served as Associate Director and Acting Director.
Dr. Yun’s areas of interest include Asian Diasporas of the Americas, Asian American Literature and Culture, Freedom and Slavery, Black and Asian Comparative Studies, Colonial/Postcolonial literature, Creative Writing. Her current projects are on The Black Pacific and Asian Atlantic, and Coolie and Slave: Intersections of Histories and Literatures.
To RSVP for this talk, please visit http://aaari.info/14-05-02Yun.htm. Please be prepared to present proper identification when entering the building lobby.
For those unable to attend, watch the live webcast of the talk on our website homepage, beginning at 6:15PM EST, or catch the post-live video and audio podcast online the following week. For updates and to view videos from past events, please visit www.aaari.info.
See you on Friday!