APABA-DC and SABA-DC are excited to co host a virtual lunchtime book club and discussion with the author of The Making of Asian America: A History by Professor Erika Lee. The Making of Asian America tells a new and definitive history of Asian Americans, shows how generations of Asian immigrants and their American-born descendants have transformed the United States, and is the winner of the APA Librarians Association Award for Literature, Non-Fiction, in 2016. Professor Lee is a distinguished scholar of history, immigration, and Asian American Studies at the University of Minnesota.
Interested participants can sign up here: https://www.apaba-dc.org/event-4574367 and purchase the book here: https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/The-Making-of-Asian-America/Erika-Lee/9781476739410 or at a local bookstore.
In honor of Professor Lee's participation, participants are encouraged to donate to the Caroyln Nayematsu Award in Asian American Studies scholarship fund at the University of Minnesota, which supports students who have demonstrated leadership, made significant contributions to community service and advocacy, or distinguished themselves as new scholars in the field of Asian American studies. Voluntary donations to the scholarship fund can be made here: https://makingagift.umn.edu/give/fund.html?id=2933.
If you have any questions, please direct them to Sylvia Zhang at email@example.com or Yuzhe PengLing at YPengLing@akingump.com.
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