The Pressure to Be Grateful: On Debt and Sacrifice in Asian American Life
Nolte Center 140
October 26, 2017. 4:00pm-5:30pm. Nolte Center 140
Join us in a workshop to discuss with Dr. Mimi Khúc the feelings of debt that arise in Asian American families and the structures that shape them--and the subsequent costs to Asian American mental health. We will read and discuss daughter-to-mother letters published in Open in Emergency: A Special Issue on Asian American Mental Health, and then write the letters to our parents that we've always needed to write.
Dr. Mimi Khúc is a Vietnamese American scholar, teacher, and writer on race and religion, queer of color politics, mental health, and Asian American motherhood.
Free and open to all.
Hosted by Asian American Studies Department.
Co-hosted by Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies Department and (RIGS) Race, Indigeneity, Gender & Sexuality Studies Initiative.