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Music of Asian America
Sunday, June 30, 2019 | 2 – 4 PM
I Street Conference Center - Level C
Enter through Parking Elevator next to 615 I (Eye) Street NW Between 6/7th Streets NW
Join us as we welcome Eric Hung, the Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Music of Asian America Research Center (MAARC). We will discuss the music Asian Americans have created to commemorate Chinese American labor on the railroads, in plantations, in automotive factories, and in restaurants. Eric Introduces music in a variety of genres and approaches that memorializes Chinese American laborers. He explores how these songs existed alongside anti-Asian songs still popular in the American mainstream.
Thank you to everyone who participated in 1882 Symposium VII on May 9-11, 2019, hosted in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution. It was an honor to gather together and commemorate #Transcontinental150 and plan for future collaboration. Check back soon for a report and additional resources.
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