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"Not Quite": Asian Americans and the "Other"

Presented by Indian Prairie Public Library at Indian Prairie Public Library, Darien IL

Mar 18 2023
"Not Quite": Asian Americans and the "Other"

In this solo, Ada uses personal stories, monologues, and characters to explore her journey as an immigrant woman from East Asia.

This presentation encompasses a storytelling performance and a facilitated dialogue. Ms. Ada Cheng shares personal stories that reflect both the historical status of Asian Americans as well as the impact of current major crises facing society, particularly the rising anti-Asian violence under the pandemic. The stories will address the following concepts.

Having citizenship is different from having a sense of home in the United States.

Othering immigrants of color through institutionalized

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Registration is required.

Location: Keshav Sanghani Meeting Room- 2nd Floor

Audience: Adult

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Indian Prairie Public Library

401 Plainfield Road, Darien, IL 60561

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