24 September 2018

An Evening with V. Vale, In Conversation with Dan Fox 

Presented by the Colloquium for Unpopular Culture. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. V. Vale was born in 1944 in a Japanese American incarceration camp to a Japanese showgirl mother and an actor father. He was later fostered by a Polish family in Peoria, his Japanese uncle in Fresno, and a Black family in ...

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25 September 2018

Thanushka Yakupitiyage / Ushka, Artist-in-Residence Launch Event 

UPDATE: This event is sold out and has reached full capacity. If additional tickets become available, they will be released on Eventbrite.  The Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU is thrilled to welcome multidisciplinary artist, DJ, culture producer, media maker, and activist/organizer Thanushka (Thanu) Yakupitiyage as its 2018-19 Artist-in-Residence. As a DJ, she performs as Ushka and ...

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27 September 2018

Meena Alexander: Atmospheric Embroidery

Co-sponsored by the Postcolonial, Race, and Diaspora Studies Colloquium at NYU, South Asia at NYU, and Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Award-winning author and scholar Meena Alexander reads from Atmospheric Embroidery, a haunting collection of poems that “travels through zones of violence to reach the crystalline depth of words” (Northwestern University Press, 2018), and discusses Name Me a Word: Indian Writers ...

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