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Asian Americans and Their Communities


Asian Americans and Their Communities

Min Zhou (UCLA) speaks at Pasadena City College about how contemporary migration has transformed Asian America, especially in the San Gabriel Valley.


Thursday, May 16, 2024
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM (Pacific Time)
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Dr. Min Zhou speaks at Pasadena City College about how contemporary migration has transformed Asian America, especially in the San Gabriel Valley. Dr. Zhou discusses cultural identity, economic development, stereotyping and anti-Asian racism, and the political evolution of a multi-ethnic, globalized community.

Min Zhou is Distinguished Professor of Sociology & Asian American Studies, Walter and Shirley Wang Endowed Chair in U.S.-China Relations & Communications, and Director of the UCLA Asia Pacific Center. She is a member of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States and American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She is an internationally renowned scholar in the areas of migration and development, race and ethnicity, urban sociology, Chinese diaspora, and the sociology of Asia and Asian America, and has published widely in these areas. She is the author of Chinatown: The Socioeconomic Potential of an Urban Enclave (1992), Contemporary Chinese America: Immigration, Ethnicity, and Community Transformation (2009), and The Accidental Sociologist in Asian American Studies (2011); co-author of Growing up American: How Vietnamese Children Adapt to Life in the United States (with Bankston, 1998), The Asian American Achievement Paradox (with Lee, 2015), and The Rise of the New Second Generation (with Bankston, 2016); and editor of Contemporary Chinese Diasporas (2017), and co-editor of Contemporary Asian America (with Ocampo and Gatewood, 2016) and Beyond Economic Migration: Social, Historical, and Political Factors in US Immigration (2023).

Please note that this event is organized by Pasadena City College (PCC), and registration is open to PCC students and campus community only.


For questions about the event, please contact cjwei@pasadena.edu

Sponsor(s): Asia Pacific Center, Pasadena City College