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Asian American Media Activism: Addressing Culture, Citizenship, and Coloniality

Presented by the NYU Department of Media, Culture and Communication. Cosponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and NYU Center for Multicultural Education and Programs.

This panel brings together Asian American activists, scholars, and media practitioners to critically examine ways we negotiate popular media as spaces for activism and resistance, as well as spaces to negotiate concepts of ‘belonging.’ How might our media activism begin working beyond narrowly defined visions of border and diaspora to create stronger collaborative movements and build solidarity within and beyond our multiple communities?

Lori Kido Lopez, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Samhita MukhopadhyayMic.com
Diane Wong, Cornell University
Christina XuMulti Entry
Thanu YakupitiyageNew York Immigration Coalition

NYU MCC Discussants:
Rachel Kuo
Paula Chakravartty
Isra Ali
Kiran Samuel

Consider also attending What Now? Media Strategies Towards Solidarity, a companion workshop to this event taking place on Friday, February 17.

Organizer: NYU Department of Media, Culture and Communication
Venue: NYU Media, Culture and Communication
239 Greene St, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10003 United States
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