Dreaming in the Streets: The Legacy of Asian American Identity in the Wake of the Civil Rights Movement
NEW YORK, September 17, 2020 —The first program in the three-part series Harmony and Dissonance: Deconstructing Ethnicity and Agency in America, this panel addresses the legacy of a transformative moment of racial unity in the 1960s, fluctuations within these relationships over the last seventy years and into the present moment, and their common desire for social justice and equality.
Panelists include New York University Department of Arts, Culture, and Media Alexandra Chang, Curators Without Borders Executive Director Heidi McKinnon, and activist, author, and journalist Helen Zia. The discussion was moderated by Asia Society Museum Senior Curator of Contemporary Art and Asia Society Triennial associate director Michelle Yun. (58 min., 54 sec.)