Piecing Together Our History
Format: Lecture followed by Q&A
Length: 62 minutes
Gary Okihiro gives the keynote speech during the opening ceremonies of Boston College's Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month. Okihiro is the director of the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race and a professor of international and public affairs at Columbia University, and a past president of the Association for Asian American Studies. He has written nine books on U.S. and African history, including Common Ground: Reimagining American History (Princeton, 2001) and The Columbia Guide to Asian American History (Columbia, 2001).
Okihiro is introduced by Min Song, associate professor of English.
Date: March 31, 2006
Location: Gasson 100
Sponsor(s): Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Committee; Office of AHANA Student Programs; American Studies Department; First Year Experience; University Counseling; Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs