AACP Lecture Series-African American and Asian American Relations

Professor Taylor Atkins is Distinguished Teaching Professor of History. His research includes modern Japanese and Korean cultural history; ethnomusicology and jazz studies; transnational popular culture; public memory; colonialism; and Bahá’í Faith history. Dr. Atkins has done pioneering work in the interdisciplinary field of “New Jazz Studies,” working to internationalize scholarship on jazz.

Professor Stanley Arnold is an Associate Professor in History with research interests that are concentrated in two related areas, civil rights movement in the United States from 1920 to 1970 exclusive of the South and the intersection of race and sports in the United States. As a historian, one of his goals is to link the study of the past to the relevance of today. His work in these two principal fields serves to illuminate many aspects of the contemporary American experience.

*This lecture qualifies as a NIU Business Passport and Honors Engage event.

Zoom registration link: https://niu-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZckde-hrDItH9TGfRLsqNciXzENT10u4iS0

Tuesday, March 5 at 5:00 PM to 6:15 PM

Reavis Hall, 202
260 University Cir, DeKalb, IL 60115

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Lectures, Presentations and Workshops


Academics, Diversity

Target Audience

Students, Faculty and Staff, General Public


Asian American Certificate Program

Asian American Certificate Program
Academic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, History

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Contact Name

Jui Ching Wang

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