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Women's DiversiTEA

Each year Intercultural Programs invites Westmont's women students, staff, and faculty to gather in fellowship and explore the intersection of racial, ethnic, gender and faith identity.

This event is FREE and light brunch refreshments will be served.

Keynote: Nancy Wang Yuen, Ph.D.

Saturday, November 11, 2017 | 10am-12pm | Founders

NWangYuenNancy Wang Yuen, Ph.D., is a sociologist, documentary producter and pop culture geek. She is the author of Reel Inequality: Hollywood Actors and Racism (2016), the first book to examine the barriers actors of color face in Hollywood and how they creatively challenge stereotypes. She also pioneered the first study of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders on television (2005-6) and the 10-year followup study, Tokens on the Small Screen: Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders on Prime Time and streaming Television (2017).

Nancy is an expert scholar and speaker on race and media, appearing on BBC WorldTV, NPR, Los Angeles Times, and Washington Post. She is a regular contributor to Self.com and the Huffington Post. She is an Associate Professor and the Chair of the Sociology Department at Biola University.

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This is a FREE Event.
The deadline to RSVP for this event is Friday, November 3rd 2017.
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