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The Confronting Racism speaker series presents Dr. Lok Siu this Thursday

Lok Siu, Ph.D.

This Thursday, Graduate, Undergraduate and Equity Affairs and the Office of Workplace Inclusion and Belonging will present the next event in the popular Confronting Racism speaker series.

Confronting Anti-Asian Hate and Bias features Professor Lok Siu, Ph.D., cultural anthropologist and associate professor of ethnic studies at UC Berkeley. Dr. Siu is an expert on Asian diasporas and transnationalism. She will discuss how economic and capitalist structures can produce racial violence, ways in which the ongoing pandemic has laid bare deep economic and racial disparities that shape the life chances of different racial communities, and the role of cross-racial collaborations in combatting anti-Asian violence and exclusion.  

Join us

  • What: Confronting Racism Speaker Series: Confronting Anti-Asian Hate and Bias
  • When: Thursday, Feb. 10, from 12-1 p.m. (PT)
  • Registration: Register online here

About the Confronting Racism speaker series

The Confronting Racism speaker series is a new program of virtual learning opportunities organized and cosponsored by Graduate, Undergraduate and Equity Affairs (GUEA) and the Office of Workplace Inclusion and Belonging (OWIB). Inspired by President Drake and the work of the UCOP Anti-Racism Task Force, Confronting Racism brings UC lecturers from a broad array of fields to UCOP to highlight contemporary issues related to equity, diversity and inclusion.

All UCOP community members are encouraged to attend these events to broaden their perspective, learn how to adopt anti-racist principles in their own lives and engage in meaningful conversations with guest lecturers and colleagues.

Save the date for our next event, Black Thriving: A UC Irvine Initiative, taking place Feb. 23 from 12–1 p.m. (PT).

For questions, contact Fatima Ali Azam.

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