Taiwanese Americans Presenting at New Communities Symposium at Purdue

If you’re in the area, be sure to check out some of these Taiwanese American artists who are breaking ground in their respective fields: singer-songwriter Dawen, filmmaker and founder of TurtlistMedia.com Jason Lee, and spoken word artist Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai!

The New Communities Symposium is an event intended to: raise awareness of the growth and reconceptualization of the field of Asian American Studies in the Midwest; explore unique characteristics of Asian American Midwestern identity; discuss contemporary Asian American-produced media, literature, and popular cultural practices; promote the Committee on Institutional Cooperation Asian American Studies Consortium; highlight the relatively new Purdue Asian American Studies program; and meet a Purdue Graduate School strategic initiative of fostering interdisciplinary graduate education.

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