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Far East Deep South Growing Up Southern panel discussion

By September 17, 2020

Join us for an enlightening discussion + Q&A with former Greenville, Mississippi residents Carolyn Chan (Past Nat’l President, Chinese American Citizens Alliance), Stan Lou (Past Nat’l VP, OCA Asian Advocates) and Emily Jones (Curator & Archivist, MS Delta Chinese Heritage Museum, Delta State University). They are featured in the new documentary, Far East Deep South. Carolyn and Stan will share more in depth about attending a Chinese only school due to Jim Crow laws, their struggles with Asian American identity, how they persevered in the face of challenges and what lessons we can learn today from the past. Moderated by Larissa Lam and Baldwin Chiu, the producers of Far East Deep South.

Sponsored by Delta State University’s Diversity, Equity, Awareness and Inclusion committee.

All ages and cultural backgrounds are welcome.

This event is free but you must register in order to attend.