For the next event in the “Memphis Centered” speaker series, we are proud to welcome our own Dr. Shaolu Yu. Dr. Yu, an urban geographer and Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Urban Studies, will speak on her ongoing research into both historical and contemporary Chinese immigrants and Chinese American communities in the Mid-South. Although these experiences have been obscured in discussions of the Memphis area, Yu will demonstrate that they reveal a tight-knit and active community that has shaped this region in crucial ways. It is sure to be an engaging and thought-provoking presentation. This event is free and open to the public. No reservations are required.