The Speaker Series on Asian American and Pacific Islander Leadership in Education presents a talk by Don Nakanishi, Ph.D. on “Racial Passages: Politics, Race, Change” on Tuesday, May 20, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Fowler Museum at UCLA, Barbara and Joseph Goldenberg Terrace, 308 Charles E. Young Dr. North, Los Angeles.

Don Nakanishi
Don Nakanishi

Nakanishi is the director emeritus of the UCLA Asian American Studies Center, the largest and most renowned research and teaching institute in Asian American studies in the nation, and professor emeritus of UCLA’s departments of Asian American Studies and Education.

Prior to his retirement from UCLA in 2009 after a 35-year professorial career at the university (and the last 20 years also as center director), he provided leadership and vision for the national development of the fields of Asian American studies and race and ethnic relations scholarship for four decades.

Sponsored by the Helen & Morgan Chu Endowment.

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