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History Lab: Asian Diaspora in Baltimore Student Presentations

December 6, 2022 @ 1:30 pm 3:00 pm

Scott-Bates Commons (formerly Charles Commons), East Room (304)

Come learn about the innovative research of students involved in the community-engaged History Lab course, “Asian Diaspora in Baltimore.” Research topics include local Baltimore histories of Chinese merchant associations and restaurants in the mid-20th century; Korean-Black relations in the 1990s; differential access to health care among Asians in Baltimore; and more. History Lab members will also reflect on their experiences working with community collaborators, creating public histories, and grappling with dominant narratives of Baltimore.

Presenters: Steven Chen, Vanessa Han, Ishika Kaushik, Irene Kim, Kobi Khong, Cal Lee, Fan Mang, Ethan Tan, Dylan Tran

Discussant: Dr. Maria Paz G. Esguerra, Assistant Professor of History, Bridgewater College

Moderator: Dr. H. Yumi Kim, Assistant Professor of History, Johns Hopkins University

Co-sponsored by the Critical Responses to Anti-Asian Violence (CRAAV) Initiative; Program in Racism, Immigration, and Citizenship; Alexander Grass Humanities Institute, and Department of History.

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