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19 Apr. 2018 Film Screening: Dolores
27 Mar. 2018 SMLC Seminar: Miao in China and Hmong in the US: History and Homelands
7 Feb-9 Apr 2018 Film series: Crossing Borders: The many faces of the struggle for a better life in the Iberian American world
12 Sep.2017 Seminar: The Sacred Fonts of the American Mission Press: Printing Mongolian in Canton between the Opium Wars
22-23 May 2017 Fulbright Conferences: Imagining Asia in the Era of Trump
6 Apr. 2017 Rising Above - African American History and Culture Lecture Series: “A Dam Against the Spring Tide of Memories”: Collecting/Collective Identity and the African American Past
5&11 Apr. 2017 Talk: The US and the New Middle East - American Studies Capstone by Fatima Qureshi
28 Mar.2017 Talk: From Medicine to Moonlight - how a short film and a scrappy, DIY film festival paved the way for an Academy Award sensation.
23 Mar. 2017 Rising Above - African American History and Culture Lecture Series: Afro-Asian crossings: Langston Hughes and WEB Du Bois in China
17 Mar. 2017 Rising Above - African American History and Culture Lecture Series: “Set Adrift: Lois Mailou Jones and the Fluidity of Blackness”
2 Mar. 2017 Film Screening and Q&A session with Creator Patrick Sammon: CODEBREAKER
23 Feb. 2017 Rising Above - African American History and Culture Lecture Series: “Damn that Jim Crow”: Blues Songs Confront American Apartheid
22 Feb. 2017 HKU Blues: A Harmonica Extravaganza
16 Feb. 2017 Rising Above - African American History and Culture Lecture Series: The Promise and Imperialism of Free Trade: China and the “Long Arm of Commerce” in Frederick Douglass’s Life and Times (1882)
9 Feb. 2017 Rising Above - African American History and Culture Lecture Series: Quantum Aesthetics: The Color of Light in Beauford Delaney’s “Untitled”
26 Jan. 2017 Rising Above - African American History and Culture Lecture Series: "No Man Can Be Prevented From Visiting His Wife": Henry Butler and Enslaved Manliness in Family and Intimacy
26 Jan - 6 Apr 2017 Rising Above African American History and Culture Lecture Series
25 Jan. 2017 SMLC Seminar: “The Slippery are Very Crafty”: The Politics of Translation in David Henry Hwang’s Chinglish
16 Jan. 2017 New course: AMER2055 From Slavery to the White House: African American History and Culture
9 Dec. 2016 -
26 Feb. 2017
Rising Above: The Kinsey African American Art & History Collection
24 Nov. 2016 Invitation to our Thanksgiving Party
14 Nov. 2016 Talk: Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist – Writing a Novel on Protest and Globalization. Introduction, reading, and discussion with author Sunil Yapa
9 Nov. 2016 SMLC Seminar: Anecdotes of the Sublime
8 Nov. 2016 Talk: Claiming Her Voice: Female Subjectivity and Representation in Early Asian American Independent Media
26 Sep. 2016 US Presidential Debate 2016 in Hong Kong
21-22 May 2016 Fulbright Conference: Imperial Benevolence: U.S. Foreign Policy in American Popular Culture Since 9/11
25 Apr. 2016 Talk: Approaches to women's or gender history: A Dialogue between Elaine Crane and Mary Beth Norton
21 Apr. 2016 Workshop and Film-screening: China in foreign eyes
13 Apr. 2016 Seminar: An Orgy of Cheerful Giving: American Humanitarian Aid to Disaster-stricken Japan
23 Mar. 2016 Seminar: Sexual Abuse of Black Men Under American Slavery
22 Mar.2016 Film Screening & Panel Discussion: Finding Samuel Lowe - From Harlem to China
17 Mar. 2016 Talk: Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Adam Johnson reads from his short story collection Fortune Smiles (2015)
2 Mar. 2016 Seminar: Empire, Rebellion, and the Politics of Surf Tourism
21-22 May 2016 Fulbright Conference: Imperial Benevolence: U.S. Foreign Policy in American Popular Culture Since 9/11
26-27 Apr. 2016 Conference: Propaganda, Persuasion, the Press and the American Revolution, 1763-1783
22 Jan. 2016 Seminar: Migration and the Great Divergence: The Euro-Atlantic world and East/South Asia, 1800-1930
3 Dec. 2015 Welcome reception and preview of our 2016 collaboration with The Bernard and Shirley Kinsey Foundation for Arts and Education
23 Nov. 2015 A Visual Poetry Reading and Talk: MothSutra (& matters of migration, love, and identity)
29 Oct. 2015 Electoral Dysfunction: Documentary Screening and Discussion With Filmmaker Bennett Singer
20 Oct. 2015 Poetry Reading: The Nanjing Massacre with Wing Tek Lum
8 Oct. 2015 Seminar: Reflections on the Historical Study of Asians in the United States
9 Sep. 2015 Book Launch and New Talk: From Mark Twain to Langston Hughes in China
1 Sep. 2015 The American Studies Programme is having an exciting new course on offer: The American City (AMER2015)
30-31 May. 2015 Fulbright Conferences: East Goes West - Chinese Filmmakers in the United States
8 Apr. 2015 Sacred Ground - Film Screening and Discussion
7 Feb. 2015 Film Screening & Panel Discussion - Finding Samuel Lowe
29 Jan. 2015
10 Nov. 2014
16 Apr. 2014
15 Apr. 2014
1 & 8 Apr. 2014
26 Mar. 2014
20 Mar. 2014
27 Nov. 2013
15-17 Nov. 2013
30 Oct. 2013
28 Oct. 2013
18 Oct. 2013
9 Oct. 2013
1-3 Jun. 2013
23 Apr. 2013
6 Mar. 2013
6 Nov. 2012
24 Oct. 2012
9 Oct. 2012
26 Sep. 2012
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