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Special Event: Prof. Frank H Wu - The Asian Experience in America and What it Means for Australia

03 Jul 2017 2:18 PM | Anonymous

The Asian Australian Lawyers Association, in partnership with the University of Melbourne, is proud to be present: The Asian Experience in America and What it Means for Australia presented by Distinguished Professor of Law at University of California Hastings, Frank H Wu.

Prof.Wu, author, law professor, former law school dean, and head of a prestigious non-profit Chinese American membership organization, will discuss Asian immigration to the United States over 150 years. Using historical examples, social science, personal stories, and humour, he will explain how Asian Americans have achieved success and continue to fight for equal opportunity.

He will consider both models of assimilation and multiculturalism. His presentation will explain race relations in America and offer comparisons to Australia.

He will also engage in dialogue about how democracy and diversity can work together as ideals.

Date Thursday, 17 August 2017
Time 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Location Theatre G08, Ground Floor
  Melbourne Law School
  185 Pelham Street, Carlton

For more information, please contact info@aala.org.au.


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