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

Congratulations to the Summer 2018 C.V. Starr Fund for A/PA Research Awardees! Isabela Acenas (undergraduate student, College of Arts and Sciences ’21) will conduct interviews for “Besides Filipino: How Filipino Youth in America Identify with Other Ethnic Groups.” Focusing on New York City, Acenas will collaborate with the Damayan Migrant Workers Association to interview the …

Inaugural NYC Celebration of Fred T. Korematsu Day

 On Tuesday, January 30, we celebrated the inauguration of “Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution” in New York City. Panelists included Karen Korematsu (Founder and Executive Director, Fred T. Korematsu Institute, and the daughter of the late Fred T. Korematsu), Daniel Dromm (Council member, New York City Council), Debbie Almontaser …

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. …

CFP: Unwatchable Scenes, Unhappy Spectators: A New Imperative of Representation

Unwatchable Scenes, Unhappy Spectators: A New Imperative of Representation A Special Issue of Asian Diasporic Visual Cultures and the Americas Edited by J. Reid Miller, Richard T. Rodriguez and Celine Parreñas Shimizu The historical moment of whiteness is totally unwatchable. This special issue aims to capture the new relations of ethics and pleasure between people of color that this …

2017 Global Asia/Pacific Art Exchange (GAX)

2017 GAX in Buenos Aires May 25-June 2, 2017 The 2017 GAX in Buenos Aires programs taking place from May 25-June 2, 2017 are a culmination of exchanges with scholars, arts administrators, and practicing artists in Buenos Aires as well as ongoing discussions and activities with GAX scholars and collaborators. The resulting program is a …

Climate Working Group

The Climate Working Group is a group of researchers, scholars, artists, activists, and organizations working to bridge the science, arts, humanities, and policy through collaborative projects for the public on our climate crisis. Members Akin ‘AK’ Adams, Director XXICR LLC Consulting, Musician (BYZAR), Producer, Engineer & Audio Designer Emily Anderson, The Illuminator artist collective Cleo …

A/P/A Institute at NYU Visiting Scholar Application

The A/P/A Institute at NYU Visiting Scholar Program extends specified courtesy titles and privileges to scholars of distinction who visit the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University in order to engage in research and scholarship, and in general scholarly and cultural interaction with New York University’s faculty and students. The courtesy title may not be …

2016 Election Statement from A/P/A

Dear Friends of A/P/A, It has been an incredibly difficult few weeks. Due to the current atmosphere that has resulted from the election and the transition of power to an administration whose members have openly and publicly announced their agenda of political intimidation and policies that will directly affect a number of minoritized groups in …

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Comparative Racialization and the Future of Asian American Studies in NYC

CALL FOR PROPOSALS Comparative Racialization and the Future of Asian American Studies in NYC FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2016 NEW YORK CITY ORGANIZERS: Stanley Thangaraj, City College, CUNY Angela Reyes, Hunter College and The Graduate Center, CUNY KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Allan Punzalan Isaac, Rutgers University Submission Deadline: September 15, 2016   Conference Description: The recent increase in …