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Campus Community Invited to ‘Confronting Anti-Asian Racism: A Public Discussion’ on Friday, March 26
The Renée Crown University Honors program in the College of Arts and Sciences invites all members of the campus community to a discussion and reflection on Anti-Asian racism within the United States. The virtual event will reflect on historical and current aspects of anti-Asian racism.
The virtual forum will take place on Friday, March 26, from noon to 1 p.m. Yingyi Ma, director of Asian/Asian American Studies and associate professor of sociology in the Maxwell School, and Mary Szto, teaching professor in the College of Law, will moderate the discussion.
Those interested should register using their @syr.edu email address on the Honors Program website.
This event is held in partnership with Barnes Center Counseling, the Center for International Services, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Asian/Asian American Studies, and the College of Arts and Sciences.
The forum comes just ahead of the University’s Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month hosted by the Office of Multicultural Affairs in collaboration with campus departments and student organizations. Celebrated nationally in May, AAPI Heritage Month takes place in April at the University and includes a variety of events that highlight the experiences of and challenges faced by the AAPI community. Register for AAPI Heritage Month events via the Office of Multicultural Affairs website.
Syracuse University community members who have been the victim of a bias incident are urged to report it via the STOP Bias platform.