Peter Kwong: Legal and Illegal Chinese Immigration to NYC

International Studies in Planning, Spring 2007 Lecture Series

Peter Kwong is a professor in the Asian American Studies Program at Hunter College and a professor of sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He is known for his work on Asian-American and especially Chinese-American labor concerns, and his research focuses on the intersection of immigration, labor, and racial issues. Kwong is a regular contributor to The Nation and The Village Voice. As a video documentary filmmaker, he is a recipient of the CINE Golden Eagle Award, for coproducing a PBS program on immigration. Most recently, Kwong was named by A. Magazine as one of the 100 most influential Asian Americans of the past decade.

Sponsored by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies and the Department of City and Regional Planning