Documentary Screening: The Chinese Exclusion Act

Event Date

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 2:30pm

Venue

Room Number

Blount Auditorium

Contact

Anna Snickenberger

Phone

901-843-3260

What does a little-known 1882 law have to do with American
    identity, democracy, and civil rights today?
    Through powerful and illuminating visuals, historical documents,
    testimonies, and insights of leading scholars and experts, The
    Chinese Exclusion Act
documentary explores the history of Chinese
    immigration to the United States and its significance to issues
    of globalization, immigration, labor, and civil rights today.

Reception at 2:00 p.m.

This event is free and open to the public.