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Diversity and Inclusion

AAPI Heritage Month: Paving the Way Alumni Speaker: Mitchell Kuga ’09

April 7, 2021 at 7:00pm8:00pm EDT

Falk Complex and Virtual (See event details)

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Hybrid Event: Hosted virtually and screened live within the Schine Student Center Atrium (limited capacity).

Join S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications alum, the 2019 recipient of the Association of LGBTQ Journalists Excellence in Online Journalism Award,  published writer for GQ, Condé Nast Traveler and more, Mitchell Kuga ’09.  Kuga will discuss the particularities of growing up fourth generation Japanese American, his clumsy transition from Hawai’i to Syracuse, self-tokenizing as a queer Asian person, toiling on the fringes of queer media and the ongoing process of learning to write himself into existence. Yes, he is a Pisces.

This event is sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, LGBTQ Resource Center and the Office of Multicultural Advancement.

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This event was published on March 25, 2021.

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