Events


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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03 October 2018

Virtual Asian American Art Museum Chicago Launch Party and Panel

Co-presented by the DePaul Art Museum and the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Co-sponsored by Art, Media, & Design; Critical Ethnic Studies; and Global Asian Studies at DePaul University.  The Virtual Asian American Art Museum (VAAAM), launching in Fall 2018, is a large-scale digital humanities project developed by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU for new collaborative scholarship ...

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