Smithsonian’s Asian Pacific American Program Director Talks #Linsanity at UMass Boston May 10
May 09, 2012
Office of Communications
The Institute for Asian American Studies will host Konrad Ng, director of the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program, to speak at UMass Boston Thursday, May 10, as part of the Takayanagi Speaker Series.
Ng's talk is titled, #Linsanity Remembered: On the Canonization of Asian America in the Digital Age. The talk will begin at 1 p.m. in the Chancellor's Conference Room on the third floor of the Quinn Administration Building.
Ng is responsible for initiatives, public programs, and exhibitions about the Asian Pacific American experience in Smithsonian museums and centers.
He was previously a professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Academy for Creative Media. His scholarly and professional work explores how Asian and Asian American communities use cinema and digital media to engage in cultural preservation, political representation, and community mobilization.
For more information, contact the Institute for Asian American Studies at 617.287.5650 or email@example.com.