The public is invited to a free public lecture by Fulbright visiting scholar Dr. Jui-Hua Chen of Taiwan at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25 in the Gomatos Information Literacy Room in Reinsch Library on the campus of Marymount University, 2807 North Glebe Road. His talk is, What is the Immigration Museum?: Representations of Immigration in France and the United States.
Dr. Chen is an associate professor of sociology at the National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan. He is a visiting scholar at Columbia University for the 2016-2017 academic year, where hes doing a comparative study of immigration museums in different countries.
He will also engage with Marymount students in a sociology class in the morning.
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