Stop Asian Hate

As an organization dedicated to advancing gender and racial equity, Mills College strongly condemns the racist, sexist, anti-Asian violence that has been surging across the country since 2020. We encourage the Mills community and the public to use the following resources and events to educate themselves and to take action.

Resources & Organizations | Upcoming 2021–22 Events

Resources & Organizations

AAPI Resources & Research

AAPI Organizations

Upcoming Events

The Northeastern University Asian Studies Program has invited the Mills community to attend their free university-wide speaker series, Asia America and the World.

Race, Religion, and Belonging of South Asian Americans: 20 Years After 9/11 (virtual event)
Thursday, February 10, 2022 | 1:00–2:30 pm PT

Speaker: Dr. Sangay Mishra, associate professor of political science and international relations at Drew University. He specializes in immigrant political incorporation, transnationalism, diaspora, and racial and ethnic politics. His work engages with political participation of South Asian immigrants in the United States as well as countries of origin with a particular focus on immigrants from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. He has also been analyzing the experiences of Muslim American communities with law enforcement agencies. He received his PhD in political science from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He served as the co-chair of Asian and Pacific American Caucus of the American Political Science Association from 2014–16. He is also a member of the Western Political Science Association’s committee on the Status of Asian Pacific Americans in the Profession.

Anticolonial Solidarities and the Transpacific Origins of the US Security State (virtual event)
Thursday, March 24, 2022 | 1:00–2:30 pm PT

Speaker: Dr. Moon-Ho Jung, the Dio Richardson professor of history at the University of Washington, where he teaches courses on race, politics, and Asian American history. He is the author of Menace to Empire: Anticolonial Solidarities and the Transpacific Origins of the US Security State (forthcoming from the University of California Press in February 2022) and Coolies and Cane: Race, Labor, and Sugar in the Age of Emancipation (2006).

Past Events

Extraordinary Precarities: Overseas Filipino Workers During Pandemic Times (virtual event)
Thursday, October 28, 2021 | 3:00–4:00 pm PT
Speaker: Dr. Dada Docot, a diasporic Filipino anthropologist, community worker, and artist whose works are centered on the Philippines, where everyday life is permeated by overseas labor migration. She is an assistant professor of anthropology at Purdue University and a postdoctoral fellow at Tokyo College, the University of Tokyo. Currently, she is the principal investigator for the project titled “Overseas Filipino Workers amid COVID-19.” Her works have appeared in Current Anthropology, American Anthropologist, and GeoHumanities, among others. She is working on her first book project centered on the effects of overseas mobilities in her hometown in the Philippines.

The Chinese Question: The Gold Rushes and Global Politics (virtual event)
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 | 1:00–2:30 pm PT
Speaker: Dr. Mae Ngai, the Lung Family professor of Asian American studies and professor of history, and co-director of the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race at Columbia University. A US legal and political historian interested in questions of immigration, citizenship, and nationalism, she is author of the award-winning Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America (2004); The Lucky Ones: One Family and the Extraordinary Invention of Chinese America (2010); and The Chinese Question: The Gold Rushes and Global Politics (2021). She has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Institute for Advanced Study, and the Library of Congress, among others. Ngai has written on immigration history and policy for the Washington Post, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, the Atlantic, and the Nation. Before becoming a historian she was a labor-union organizer and educator in New York City, working for District 65-UAW and the Consortium for Worker Education. She is now writing Nation of Immigrants: A Short History of an Idea (Princeton University Press).