Race, Ethnicity, and the American Writer: A Conversation with Novelist Min Jin Lee

February 25, 2016, THURSDAY at 4pm A Public Dialogue with Professor Matthew Jacobson and Novelist Min Jin Lee Sponsored by the Ethnicity, Race and Migration Program at Yale University

Professor Matthew Jacobson is the William Roberston Coe Professor of American Studies & History and Professor of African American Studies. Professor Jacobson is the author of What Have they Built You to Do?: The Manchurian Candidate and Cold War America, (with Gaspar Gonzalez, 2006), Roots Too: White Ethnic Revival in Post–Civil Rights America (2005), Barbarian Virtues: The United States Encounters Foreign Peoples at Home and Abroad, 1876–1917 (2000), Whiteness of a Different Color: European Immigrants and the Alchemy of Race (1998), and Special Sorrows: The Diasporic Imagination of Irish, Polish, and Jewish Immigrants in the United States (1995). He is currently at work on Odetta’s Voice and Other Weapons: The Civil Rights Era as Cultural History.