College Impostors: Model Minority Like Me
with Dr. erin Khuê Ninh
Thursday, November 10, 2022
11 am-12:20 pm
Anteater Learning Pavilion 2300


Please join us for a special talk by the scholar erin Khuê Ninh, who will speak on her recent book Passing for Perfect: College Imposters and Other Model Minorities. Professor Ninh diagnoses the ways that Asian Americans are racialized by a model minority formation that demands of its young people a kind of exemplarity that is as toxic and fatal as it promises social reward. And she asks how we might understand those who can’t live up to this expectation, and what this means for the fraught terms of Asian American social life in contemporary society today.