Feb 02

Upstander Speaker Series: George Takei

Next: Feb 2 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

McFarlin Auditorium - SMU


The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance and SMU Embrey Human Rights Program present Upstander Speaker George Takei on Thursday, February 2, at 6:30 p.m. Born in Los Angeles to Japanese-American parents, Takei speaks openly about his childhood experiences during World War II when he and his family were forced to relocate to internment camps in Arkansas and northern California. Breaking through racial barriers, Takei later found success as an actor and reached peak science-fiction fandom for his iconic role as Lieutenant Sulu in the Star Trek television series and movies. He continues to act on stage and screen and advocates for LGBTQ rights. Supported by: The Dallas Morning News Event Sponsors: Liz and Tom Halsey Orchid Giving Circle: Asian Women Caring & Sharing


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McFarlin Auditorium - SMU
6405 Boaz Lane
Dallas, TX 75275
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