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Unbound: The Life and Legacy of Asian American Community Historian Judy Yung

November 5, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm  |  Virtual Event


Through this event we aim to honor and celebrate Judith “Judy” Yung’s tremendous legacy as a UC Santa Cruz emerita professor of American Studies, community and public scholar of Chinese American history, pioneer of oral history methodology, prize-winning author, teacher, supportive colleague, and cherished mentor.


Please register by November 4, 2021


  • Welcome remarks by Professor Alice Yang (UCSC)
  • Remembrances by George Ow (Chinese American History Enthusiast and Philanthropist) and Buck Gee (Angel Island Foundation)
  • Community forum: Professor Alice Yang will moderate a conversation with alumni Mana Hayakawa, Lora Collier Chan, Kio Tong-ishikawa, Yukiya Jerry Waki
  • Academic forum: Professor Emerita Karen Tei Yamashita (UCSC) will moderate conversation with Professor Emerita Bettina Aptheker (UCSC), Professor Gordon Chang (Stanford), and Professor Erika Lee (U. of Minnesota)
  • Closing remarks from Humanities Dean Jasmine Alinder (UCSC)

This event is sponsored by:

  • Asian American/Pacific Islander Resource Center
  • Center for Racial Justice
  • Cowell College
  • Critical Race and Ethnic Studies Department
  • Humanities Division
  • Oakes College

For any questions or accommodations, please contact Humanities Division Development Assistant Rafferty Lincoln,


November 5, 2021
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm