PAALS presents in celebration of Filipino American History Month: In "Why Karen Carpenter Matters," Karen Tongson (whose Filipino musician parents named her after the pop icon) interweaves the story of the singer’s rise to fame with her own trans-Pacific journey between the Philippines—where imitations of American pop styles flourished—and Karen Carpenter’s home ground of Southern California.
Event Type: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Webinar
- Start Date/Time:
- 28 October 2021, 3:00 PM EDT
- End Date/Time:
- 28 October 2021, 4:00 PM EDT
- Event Materials:
- The Trans-Pacific Journeys of Filipino-American Immigrants
- Ernie A. Ocampo, Partner, Century City
- Dr. Karen Tongson, Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies, English and American Studies and Ethnicity at University of Southern California.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CT
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PT