Immigrants Out: A History of American Xenophobia

03/04/2021 - 4:00pm
Speaker(s) / Presenter(s): 
Dr. Erika Lee, hosted by Dr. Cristina Alcalde

A discussion led by Dr. Erika Lee on the history of xenophobia in the U.S., based on her book, America for Americans: A History of Xenophobia in the United States

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Erika Lee is vice president of the Organization of American Historians and a Regents Professor, Distinguished McKnight University Professor, the Rudolph J. Vecoli Chair in Immigration History, and director of the Immigration History Research Center at the University of Minnesota. She is an active public intellectual who is a sought-after speaker in the media, nationally and internationally. She’s the author or co-author of award-winning books in U.S. immigration and Asian American history, including “America for Americans”; “The Making of Asian America: A History”; “Angel Island: Immigrant Gateway to America” with Judy Yung; and “At America's Gates: Chinese Immigration during the Exclusion Era, 1882–1943.”