Student Roundtable: An Invisible Minority: Asian American and Pacific Islander Women at the 1977 National Women's Conference

Department: Asian American Studies

Date and Time: October 26, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Event Location: Orange County and Southeast Asian Archive Center

Event Details


Forty years ago, Houston hosted the 1977 International Year of Women/National Women’s Conference.  Inspired by the 1975 United Nations Conference in Mexico City and funded by the U.S. federal government, the NWC attracted 20,000 attendees, including 2,000 delegates from the fifty states and six territories. Please join us to learn about the Asian American and Pacific Islander women who participated in this historic event.

Speakers:
  • Sophaline Chuong, UCI Senior, Psychology and Asian American Studies Minor
  • Pauline Nguyen, UCI Senior, Campuswide Honors Program, Comparative Literature and Business Management Minor
  • Maribel Comparan, UCI Senior, Asian American Studies and Spanish
  • Justine Trinh, UCI M.A. student, Asian American Studies
  • Malire Lozada, UCSB Sophomore, Writing and Literature
  • Moderated by Prof. Judy Tzu-Chun Wu, Asian American Studies