International and Area Studies Library
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When did Asians become "yellow" in the Western imagination? This talk will explore the notion of yellowness and show that the label originated not in early travel texts or objective descriptions, but in the eighteenth and nineteenth-century scientific discourses on race.
Please join us as the representatives from the Royal Library of Belgium discuss "KBR, the National Library of Belgium – a New Page."
Ready to get your game on? Come play board games with your friends and learn more about the Library's video and board game collections and how you can check out games to take home and play. Don't forget to check out the Library's exhibit on Video Games on the way out! Snacks will be provided.
From the 1800's, various state and federal court laws, court decisions, and executive orders explicitly discriminated against Asian Americans. This talk will discuss how historical anti-Asian discrimination led to some of the most atrocious legal decisions in U.S. history and how anti-Asian discrimination still affects the law.