AASA Speaker Series with Dr. Krystyn Moon
Professor Moon, presents "Our Forgotten History: The History of Asians and Asian Americans in the American Entertainment Industry, 1880s-1920s"
Abstract: Despite the prominence of Yellowface in most portrayals of persons of Asian descent in the American entertainment industry, Asians and Asian Americans can be found performing in a variety of venues during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. This talk is part of the process to excavate that past and connect it with the present state.
Co-sponsored by the School of History, Technology & Society and the School of Literature, Media & Communication, Ivan Allen College
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