Discussion Series | The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 | Jack Tchen, Ph.D.

Join us for a conversation about the history and impact of the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, the growing anti-Chinese sentiment that preceded the law, and its significance to today. Led by Dr. Jack Tchen, Professor of History and Director of the Clement A. Price Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience at Rutgers University, this program features excerpts from Ric Burns’ PBS documentary The Chinese Exclusion Act.

Space is limited; reservations required. The first in a three-part series co-sponsored by the Boxser Diversity Initiative and WEDU-TV. The James Museum’s Adult Lecture Series is generously sponsored by Todd & Karen Wanek.

The event is finished.


Nov 14 2023


6:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Nov 14 2023
  • Time: 6:00 pm


Included with admission; free for members


$10 Tuesday,
Adult Program,
Scholar Talk