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Franklin Odo was a founder of the field of Asian American studies in 1971. He was Visiting Professor at Columbia from 1995 to 1997; Principal Investigator of a project of history and memory of Japanese Americans on the east coast for Columbia’s Center for Oral History, and edited the Columbia Documentary History of the Asian American Experience (2004).

Franklin Odo, a giant in the field of Asian American studies passed away last week. Odo was a founder of the field of Asian American studies in 1971. He was Visiting Professor at Columbia from 1995 to 1997; Principal Investigator of a project of history and memory of Japanese Americans on the east coast for Columbia’s Center for Oral History, and edited the Columbia Documentary History of the Asian American Experience (2004).

Mae Ngai spoke in conversation with poet and essayist Cathy Park Hong at Rutgers-Newark, “Responding to Anti-Asian Hate: Politics, Organizing, and Education” on Sept. 28 and delivered the Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture at Boston University on Sept. 29, 2022.

Mae Ngai spoke in conversation with poet and essayist Cathy Park Hong at Rutgers-Newark, “Responding to Anti-Asian Hate: Politics, Organizing, and Education” on Sept. 28 and delivered the Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture at Boston University on Sept. 29, 2022.

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