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May. 6, 2021

In the Media: Wendy Cheng Discusses the Heritage of Descanso Gardens on Fox 11

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Mar. 16, 2021

After Years of Advocacy, Native American/Indigenous Studies Minor Takes Root at Scripps

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Dec. 17, 2020

In the Media: A People’s Guide to Los Angeles Makes New York Times‘ Best Gift List for Travelers

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May 6, 2021

In the Media: Wendy Cheng Discusses the Heritage of Descanso Gardens on Fox 11

Associate Professor of American Studies Wendy Cheng discussed how Descanso Gardens’s collection of camellias can be traced to Japanese American flower growers of the 1930s, who were later interned during World War II. “Japanese American flower growers right before the war made up 50 percent of the LA flower market,” she said.

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March 16, 2021

After Years of Advocacy, Native American/Indigenous Studies Minor Takes Root at Scripps

Scripps now offers a minor in Native American/Indigenous Studies. The minor is a six-course interdisciplinary program that aims to introduce students to topics related to Native Americans and Indigenous peoples from around the world, with special focus on settler colonialism, Indigenous history, contemporary communities, and Indigenous ways of thinking.

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December 17, 2020

In the Media: A People’s Guide to Los Angeles Makes New York Times‘ Best Gift List for Travelers

A People’s Guide to Los Angeles, co-authored by Associate Professor of American Studies Wendy Cheng, made the New York Times’ 2020 list of best gifts for travelers.

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