Yellow Peril to Model Minority: Asian Americans in the United States

May
21
7:00 pm

DAABA members are welcome to attend an upcoming virtual event sponsored by Haynes and Boone and hosted by the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum titled Yellow Peril to Model Minority: Asian Americans in the United States. The event will be held on Thursday, May 21st at 7:00 p.m. CT via Zoom and Facebook Live, as part of the Museum’s Permanent Exhibition Highlight Series, and in honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.

Join us as award-winning author, Dr. Madeline Y. Hsu, discusses the history of U.S. immigration restrictions targeting Chinese migrants, including how exemptions for Chinese “elites” led to a shift in perception of Asian Americans as a model minority.

This virtual event will be held on Thursday, May 21 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom and Facebook Live, as part of the Museum’s Permanent Exhibition Highlight Series, and in honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.

Dr. Hsu is Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin and former Director of the Center for Asian American Studies. Her books include “The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority” and “Asian American History: A Very Short Introduction.” 

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