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Welcome Reception for Crystal Parikh, A/P/A Institute Director

Organizer: A/P/A Institute at NYU
Venue: Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU
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8 Washington Mews
New York, NY 10003 US
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Add to Calendar 09/18/2018 04:00 PM 09/18/2018 06:00 PM America/New_York Welcome Reception for Crystal Parikh, A/P/A Institute Director More detail: http://apa.nyu.edu/event/welcome-reception-for-crystal-parikh-a-p-a-institute-director/ Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, New York, NY, 10003

Join us in welcoming Professor Crystal Parikh as director of the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Professor Parikh specializes in twentieth-century and contemporary American literature and culture, with a focus on comparative race and ethnic studies, as well as ethical and political theory, and gender and sexuality, diaspora, and postcolonial studies. She writes, “It is deeply humbling and moving to be entrusted [to lead the A/P/A Institute at NYU] … and I am committed to continuing and expanding [its] efforts well into the future. In a time of political, economic, and environmental turmoil and uncertainty, not only is this work as urgent and meaningful as ever, but it is crucial for cultivating the resilience and creativity that Asian/Pacific Americans have always embodied.” During the reception, Deputy Provost C. Cybele Raver offers a toast.

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This venue has an elevator and is accessible for wheelchair users. Restrooms are single-stall, and all gender. If you need any accommodations, please email apa.rsvp@nyu.edu at least two weeks before the event date.

Photo by ManSee Kong.