E/RS lecture discusses anti-Asian fear

By: Henry Eden ~Staff Writer~ The latest installment of Xavier’s Ethics/Religion and Society (E/RS) lecture series brought a fresh take on a concept that has existed in Western society for years. New York University (NYU) doctoral candidate Dylan Yeats visited the Kennedy Auditorium for a presentation regarding his book, “Yellow Peril! An Archive of Anti-Asian Fear.” The book, which Yeats co-authored with NYU professor Jack Tchen, was published in early 2014 and uses a series of 90 artifacts throughout time to show the long history of Western fear of Asia and its people. It also shows the changing identity and … Continue reading E/RS lecture discusses anti-Asian fear