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A Statement from East Asian Languages & Cultures on Anti-Asian Racism

Against the rising tide of anti-Asian racism tragically represented by the killings of six Asian American women in Georgia, we stand in solidarity with Asian and Asian American communities and affirm Chancellor Subbaswamy’s statement, "The Growing Wave of Anti-Asian Racism Must Be Confronted and Defeated" as well as the Asian & Asian American Studies Certificate Program's "Statement on Anti-Asian Racism, Xenophobia and Gender-Based Violence."

Firmly believing that cultural awareness, along with systematic societal change, is essential in our fight against racism, we, the East Asian Languages & Cultures Program, will reinvigorate our effort to advance our mission of fostering understanding of East Asian cultures.

Please visit the College of Humanities & Fine Arts page for an important message from Dean Krauthamer on anti-Asian racism, xenophobia, and misogyny, and for additional resources and support.