Becoming a Professor as an Asian-American Woman, Formerly Undocumented Immigrant, and First-Generation College Student

When: Thursday, October 28, 2021 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Where: 220 Eggers Hall (The Strasser Legacy Room)

Description:

Join Professor Junko Takeda as she talks about her perspectives on assumptions and attitudes that women of color in general, and Asian and Asian-American students and faculty in particular, face in academia. She will share her own experiences as an Asian American woman who immigrated to this country as a young child, grew up in the American South as an undocumented immigrant, became a first-generation college student and trained as a historian working in the field of the early modern French empire. 


Event sponsored by the Maxwell School – Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.


For information or to request accommodations, please contact Yvonne Yu at Maxwelldei@syr.edu


Immediately prior to event, International Students Affinity Group will be held in the same room at 3:00PM-4:00PM. 


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Accessibility: To request accommodations, please contact the event organizer listed above.

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