Asian-American Center at Queens College, Flushing
Shaping Identities: Representations and Self-Representations
Margo Machida, Project Director
A Humanities New York funded, multi-part series on cultural representation—Shaping Identities: Representations and Self-Representations. In part one, art historians Lowery Sims (Metropolitan Museum of Art) and Suzanne Garriges (Maryland Institute), and critic John Yau discussed the Afro-Cuban artist Wilfredo Lam. Part two featured David Chung and Velena Hasu Houston, who presented “A Dialogue about Relations among Asian and African-Americans” at the Chinatown History Project.