The History of Anti-Blackness in China and Sino-Black Relations
Please join the Asian Studies Program and The Asia in Depth Series for a discussion with Dr. Keisha Brown, Assistant Professor of History at Tennessee State University. She will discuss the history of anti-Blackness in China and Sino-Black Relations. The event will be moderated by Professor Evan Medeiros, Penner Family Chair in Asian Studies and Cling Family Senior Fellow in U.S.-China Relations.
Dr. Keisha A. Brown joined Tennessee State University as an Assistant Professor of History in the Department of History, Political Science, Geography, and Africana Studies in the College of Liberal Arts in 2015. Keisha Brown received her B.A. from the University of Notre Dame with a double major in American Studies and Chinese and her Ph.D. from the University of Southern California. In addition to teaching World History II and Global Culture in History courses, Dr. Brown has also developed new courses related to her research. Professor Brown is a historian of modern China, with allied interests in race and ethnic studies, postcolonial theory and social and cultural history in modern East Asia. Specifically, Dr. Brown’s is interested in modern understandings of what she has termed Sino-Black relations.
Dr. Evan S. Medeiros is the Penner Family Chair in Asian Studies in the School of Foreign Service and the Cling Family Senior Fellow in U.S.-China Studies. His research and teaching focuses on the international politics of East Asia, U.S.-China relations, and China’s foreign and national security policies.