In order to continue to reflect, learn, (un)learn, and collaborate with others in the struggle to dismantle systemic racism, here are some resources.
(A crowdsourced repository of materials in Asian & Pacific Islander diasporic languages we can all use to navigate difficult discussions about Black Lives Matter, anti-blackness, Black history, immigration history, and police/state-sanctioned violence with our families and communities. )
In response to the rise of AAPI Hate incidents, various groups on campus have been coming together to create helpful information and resources. Please see the link to report incidents.
U-M Task Force Against AAPI Hate – Info & Resources
The Vice Provost Robert Sellers has issued a statement of support.
A Statement of Support for our AsianCommunity during the COVID-19 Pandemic
The Asian community has mobilized much needed material resources to fight COVID-19 locally. The Association of Chinese Professors raised over $130,000 in personal donations that obtained tens of thousands of PPE for UM Hospital. Here is an article about those efforts.
Lecture by Fiona Lee, Professor of Psychology and Associate Dean for DEI and Professional Development, LSA
“Barriers to Leadership and Implications for Leadership Development”
Friday, December 6, 2019
Professor Lee explores racial stereotypes of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders that limit their access to leadership positions in higher education. Read more about her research in her article, “Bamboo Ceiling“
Co-Sponsored By Asian Pacific Islander Desi/American (APID/A) Staff Association
This article appeared in Michigan Daily, Op-Ed: “An intersectional analysis of the blackface Snapchat.” March 26, 2018.
Submitted by Critical Ethnic & Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies Graduate Student Group, with support from Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies Faculty and United Asian American Organizations Executive Board.
Read the article here.
As a part of the INDIGO Salon lecture series, Dr. Michael Goh (Interim Vice President, Office for Equity and Diversity, University of Minnesota) presented March 12, 2018 on “Inclusive Excellence in Higher Education: Lessons from Science, Practice, and one Taxi-Driver.”
Dr. Goh delivered an inspiring lecture, which began with his vision that ”diversity is defined not only as a driving force but a necessary condition for excellence in the work and lives of every student, faculty, and staff member.” He then offered four “Ps:“ Purpose, Principle, Program and People, which, coupled with insightful ways to understand Asian Americans’ self-perception, can facilitate the implementation of Institutional Diversity, Inclusive Excellence, and Intercultural Competence.
For more information on Dr. Goh’s work at the University of Minnesota, see the university’s Institute for Diversity, Equity and Advocacy (IDEA).
Click here to view a handout of slides from Dr. Goh’s presentation: [Handout]
Michael Goh (Interim Vice President, Office for Equity and Diversity, University of Minnesota)
“Inclusive Excellence in Higher Education: Lessons from Science, Practice, and one Taxi-Driver.”
Monday, March 12, 12-1:30pm, 1014 Tisch Hall
Dr. Goh will discuss the challenges of facilitating diverse perspectives, representation, and strategic initiatives in higher education, as well as his hopes for the future.
View the full abstract here.
A light lunch will be served.
Professor Emerita of Corporate Strategy and International Business
Ross School of Business
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
12 pm to 1pm
701 Tappan St.
Ann Arbor, MI
Lunch will be served.
It’s a white privilege that stems from a deep sense of Asian inferiority when it comes to the realm of ideas.
By Linda Lim Wall Street Journal Asia July 27, 2017