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Why Asian American History is U.S. History

Asian American Education Initiative Opening Address: Why Asian American History is U.S. History

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
College of Education, Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies
Virtual
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Date
May 5, 2021   6:30 pm  
Speaker
Dr. Yoon Pak
Cost
Free
Registration
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Contact
Yuchuan Shen
E-Mail
ycshen2@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
CEAPS Events Calendar

Opening Address: Why Asian American History is U.S. History
Yoon Pak (Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership, UIUC)
Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 6:30 pm CST
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Dr. Yoon Pak, Professor and Head in the Department of Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership (EPOL), will give an opening address "Why Asian American History is U.S. History” to launch the Asian American Education Initiative. Dr. Pak is Professor and Head in the Department of Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership (EPOL). She is also a core faculty member in the Department of Asian American Studies. She is a past recipient of the National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship and served as Co-Editor for the History of Education Quarterly from 2006 to 2015. Her research and teaching interests focus on the history of American education in the 20th century as it relates to racial minorities and immigrant groups. She also has interests in contemporary higher education issues as it affects Asian Pacific American student populations.

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