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Chinese Exclusion: Event

Opening Event/Video

The exhibit, Chinese Exclusion in New Jersey: Immigration Law in the Past and Present, opened on May 3, 2011 and was on display at Rutgers' Asian American Cultural Center from May to September 2011. This is the video recording of the panel discussion that was held on the opening day of the exhibition.

The discussion was moderated by ACLS New Faculty Fellow, Andy Urban. The speakers for the evening were:

  • Joanna Dreby, Assistant Professor of Sociology, State University of New York, Albany
  • Robyn Rodriguez, Associate Professor of Asian American Studies, University of California, Davis
  • Virginia Yans, Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor, History, Rutgers University

The discussion focused on the history of immigration to New Jersey and the contemporary immigration policy issues affecting both the state and Rutgers University today.

This video is stored in RUcore at record 37862.