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The Chinese Question: Gold Rushes and Global Politics

November 12, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Mae Ngai, Lung Family Professor of Asian American Studies and Professor of History at Columbia University, will discuss the role of Chinese miners in the 19th-century gold rushes of California, Australia, and South Africa and the rise of anti-Chinese politics in the West.

The lecture will be held at 4 pm in H.F. Deluca Forum of the Wisconsin Institute of Discovery with a reception to follow.

This event is presented by the Asian American Studies Program and The Anonymous Fund.


November 12, 2018
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm