Family-Friendly Events In Inspirada and Henderson
The Inspirada community is where neighbors aren’t just neighbors, they’re your friends. Residents valley-wide come together for a variety of fun community events, and there is always something for everyone!
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Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Southern Nevada
May 27 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pmFree
Mark Padoongpatt is associate professor of Asian American Studies and Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He received his Ph.D. in American Studies & Ethnicity at the University of Southern California in 2011. He researches and writes on the histories of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the 20th-century United States, with a focus on empire, migration, race, and urban and suburban cultures. His book, “Flavors of Empire: Food and the Making of Thai America,” explores how and why Thai food shaped the contours of Thai American community and identity since World War II. He’s currently writing a book and developing a podcast series on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Las Vegas titled “Neon Pacific,” which explores histories of race, space, and placemaking in Vegas.