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Professor links poetry, the internet and augmented reality

Michelle Chen November 26, 2022
The Japan Center at Stony Brook sponsored Dr. Andrew Campana, assistant professor of modern and contemporary Japanese literature and media at Cornell University, to speak on Japanese poetry in the digital age through his work on Nov. 16.
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Alice Wong speaks on the urgency of disability activism at the Humanities Institute

Michelle Chen October 31, 2021
The Humanities Institute at Stony Brook hosted disability rights activist Alice Wong to speak about issues affecting disabled communities like the climate crisis, discrimination and media representation on Oct. 7.
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Interior Chinatown: National Book Award winner Charles Yu discusses writing for Hollywood

“Interior Chinatown:” National Book Award winner Charles Yu discusses writing for Hollywood

Michelle Chen October 24, 2021
National Book Award winner Charles Yu discussed his book “Interior Chinatown” in a Q&A moderated by Associate Professor Nerissa Balce at the Staller Center Recital Hall on Oct. 6 as part of the 2021 One Book, One Community program. 
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Students walking outside of Stony Brook Universitys Student Activities Center (SAC).SARA RUBERG/ STATESMAN FILE

Love, your public school: Defending success, for all cultures

Michelle Chen September 28, 2021
#OPINIONS: Public schools and universities should be embraced as equally rigorous institutions in ways that celebrate the academic value of skills departing from the capitalistic norm, and their acceptance of human potential from every background.
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Our Stories Carried Us Here brings immigrant and refugee visionaries to the Wang Center

“Our Stories Carried Us Here” brings immigrant and refugee visionaries to the Wang Center

Michelle Chen September 14, 2021
Anyone who has visited the Wang Center since the beginning of the fall semester has probably seen passing students slow down or stop completely to take in head-turning walls of illustrated graphic panels about the intricacies of the immigration process and refugee experience.
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Chinese Spanish artists, authors and activists discuss identity in the age of COVID-19

Michelle Chen February 22, 2021
On Feb. 17, Chinese Spanish activists Quan Zhou, Chenta Tsai and Jiajie Yu Yan joined SBU to discuss anti-Asian racism and Chinese diasporic identity in  “Pensando Xībānyá: Voices from the Chinese Diaspora in Spain”, a three-part lecture series.
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