tropical floral design for an Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month DEI event

This May, in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the DEI department has invited professor, Josephine Lee to join us on Monday, May 6th, 2024, from 12:30pm-1:30pm at NHCC in the Campus Center (Multicultural Room 244) for a hybrid (zoom optional) presentation titled: Asian America Through Arts and Culture. All NHCC students, employee's and community members are welcome to attend (the zoom link for this presentation will be added at a later date). 

Learn about visiting professor, Josephine Lee in her bio, below!

visiting AAPI professor, Josephine Lee











Josephine Lee is currently the Associate Dean for Arts and Humanities and Professor of English and Asian American Studies in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. She is the editor in chief of The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture. Her other books include: Race in American Musical Theater, Performing Asian America: Race and Ethnicity on the Contemporary Stage and the edited collection Milestones in Asian American Theatre. She has received a Leadership Award from the Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Asian American Studies.

We hope you can join us in May for this exclusive AAPI presentation!

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