Events


25 September 2019

On Comparative Settler Colonialisms: J. Kēhaulani Kauanui and Rana Barakat

Presented by the American Studies Program in the NYU Department of Social and Cultural Analysis. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and NYU Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality.  Globally, settler colonialism is a present reality not confined to its violent history. The continuing impact of settler colonial practices and institutions continues ...

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01 October 2019

Thinking #MeToo Transnationally: Hong Kong, Taiwan, Pakistan, India, Morocco

Presented by the NYU Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. What does #MeToo look like beyond the boundaries of Europe and North America? This round table brings together feminist scholars and activists to discuss the different iterations of #MeToo in South Asia, East Asia, and the ...

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02 October 2019

Artist-in-Residence Welcome Event: Ocean Vuong

“What is a country but a borderless sentence, a life?…What is a country but a life sentence?” asks Little Dog, the narrator of Ocean Vuong’s highly anticipated, critically acclaimed debut novel On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous (Penguin Press, 2019). The Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU is honored to welcome award-winning writer and poet Vuong as its 2019-20 ...

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