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John Doe Chinaman: Race and Law in the American West

Professor Beth Lew-Williams, Princeton University, will present a lecture titled "John Doe Chinaman: Race and Law in the American West" on Wednesday, March 29, 2023.

Wednesday, March 29, 2023
3:30pm – 5:00pm
Haldeman Hall 41 (Kreindler Conference Hall)
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Arts and Sciences, Lectures & Seminars

John Doe Chinaman: Race and Law in the American West
Beth Lew-Williams, Princeton University

Wednesday, March 29, 2023
3:30 p.m.
Haldeman 041

Beth Lew-Williams is Associate Professor of History at Princeton University. She is a historian of race and migration in the United States, specializing in Asian American history. Her book, The Chinese Must Go: Violence, Exclusion, and the Making of the Alien in America (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2018), won the Ray Allen Billington Prize and the Ellis W. Halley Prize from the Organization of American Historians. With support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, her next book project, John Doe Chinaman, will consider the policing of Chinese migrants in the American West.

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Department of History

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.