Spring 2018 C.V. Starr Fund for A/PA Research Awardees

Congratulations to the Spring 2018 C.V. Starr Fund for A/PA Research Awardees!

Tania Chowdhury (graduate student, NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development ’21) will investigate post-2016 election experiences of bullying among Bangladeshi and Muslim American students in Paterson, New Jersey to understand the extent and frequency of bullying, and students’ perceptions of local anti-bullying policies.

Shalemar Coloma (undergraduate student, NYU Tisch School of the Arts ’19) will distribute her short film Sampaguita, a coming-of-age story about Annie, a Filipino teenager, whose religious father’s homecoming from deployment looms over her all while she develops an impossible crush on her classmate June.

Claire Chun (undergraduate student, NYU College of Arts and Science ’18) will present “Towards Solidarity: The Role of Business in Building Interethnic and Racial Understanding”, a four-month study of businesses in Flushing, Queens, at the 2018 Association for Asian American Studies – AAAS Conference.

Linh-Dan Nguyen Phan (undergraduate,  NYU Tisch School of the Arts ’18) will complete her short film, Children of the Dust, which follows the story of Long, a 12-year-old Vietnamese refugee living in 1980s New York.

Jason Lin (undergraduate student, Steinhardt ’18) will continue research for his senior honors thesis, which analyzes the relationship between late 20th century US immigration policies and patterns and representations of Asians and Asian Americans in film and television.

Aree Worawongwasu (undergraduate student, NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study ’19) will present “Intergenerational Asian Solidarity Against U.S. Military Imperialism: Continuing The Legacy Of The Third World Liberation Front” at the 2018 Association for Asian American Studies Conference.

The C.V. Starr Fund for Asian/Pacific American Student Research is available by application to NYU students and scholars working on academic and/or community projects with particular emphasis on the New York metropolitan region. The goal of this Fund is to promote a convergence of theory and practice in A/P/A Studies and its related fields by providing financial support for research expenses and/or conference participation. Learn more and apply.