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September 2016
Free

Study Hall with A | P | A

Monday, September 26, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU,
8 Washington Mews
New York, NY 10003 United States
Photograph by Jeffrey Wu.

Spend the last Monday of each month at Study Hall with A/P/A. We’ll have coffee, snacks, wi-fi, and a comfortable, quiet place to get some work done (you are also welcome to swing by to browse the books and magazines in our library). Open to…

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A Tale of Two Islands: Welcome Event for Artist-in-Residence Beatrice Glow

Tuesday, September 27, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
NYU Steinhardt Pless Hall Lounge,
82 Washington Square East, First floor
New York, NY 10003 United States
Photograph by Julian Chams.

6PM Planting at location TBA 6:30PM Lecture-Performance at NYU Steinhardt Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East, First Floor Lounge A/P/A Institute at NYU Artist-in-Residence Beatrice Glow begins her residency with the act of planting a native tree, and the presentation of a new lecture-performance. Glow’s…

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October 2016
Free

#APATwenty: An Artist-in-Residence Anniversary Reunion, Part 1

Thursday, October 13, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
TBA,
New York University
New York , NY 10003 United States
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Copresented by the A/P/A Institute at NYU and A/P/A Studies Program in the NYU Department of Social & Cultural Analysis This year, the A/P/A Studies Program and Institute (now two separate entities) celebrate twenty years of A/P/A scholarship and community building at NYU. To mark…

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Mining the Archive: A Conversation on Anti-Arab and Islamophobic Visual Culture

Thursday, October 20, 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
NYU Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies,
255 Sullivan Street, First floor
New York, NY 10003 United States
Photograph by GION STUDIO. Item from the Jack G. Shaheen Collection on Arabs in U.S. Film and Television; Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, NYU.

Presented by the NYU Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies. Cosponsored by the A/P/A Institute at NYU. Featuring readings and remarks from novelist Marina Budhos (Watched) and scholars Salah D. Hassan (Associate Professor, Michigan State University), Jack G. Shaheen (Distinguished Visiting Scholar, NYU Kevorkian Center…

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Free

Manaháhtaan Symposium: Conversations on Lenape Identity

Friday, October 28 - Saturday, October 29
Multiple,
See description for details
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Copresented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and Lenape Center Friday: Location TBA Saturday: NYU Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, Room 914 How can we mutually expand our knowledge of Indigenous Manhattan? We begin by hosting a symposium in Manaháhtaan to encourage new conversations…

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Study Hall with A | P | A

Monday, October 31, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU,
8 Washington Mews
New York, NY 10003 United States
Photograph by Jeffrey Wu.

Spend the last Monday of each month at Study Hall with A/P/A. We’ll have coffee, snacks, wi-fi, and a comfortable, quiet place to get some work done (you are also welcome to swing by to browse the books and magazines in our library). Open to…

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November 2016
Free

Pleasure Principles: Bad Asians, Bottomhood, and the Belated Archive

Friday, November 4, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
NYU Cantor Film Center, Theater 101,
36 East 8th Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
Nguyen Tan Hoang, Maybe Never (But I’m Counting the Days), 1996. Video.

Curated by Leeroy Kang, A/P/A Institute Visiting Scholar As a historical, temporal, and aesthetic exploration into queer experimental Asian/Pacific cinema, this event will gather four scholars, curators, and artists whose work addresses the subjects of racialized sexual politics, gender transgression, and the possibilities of pleasure…

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The Paradox of Rights: Sunaina Marr Maira and A. Naomi Paik

Thursday, November 10, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU,
8 Washington Mews
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Called “meticulous” by Paul Gilroy, A. Naomi Paik’s (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) Rightlessness: Testimony and Redress in US Prison Camps since World War II (UNC Press, 2016) examines the history of US-maintained prison camps and the “rightless” populations that they confine. From the campaign for…

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Fashioning Diaspora: Vanita Reddy and Meera Sethi

Wednesday, November 16, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
TBA,
New York University
New York , NY 10003 United States
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As part of the Institute’s ongoing exploration of beauty practice, fashion, labor, and diaspora, we host Vanita Reddy (Texas A&M University), whose Fashioning Diaspora: Beauty, Femininity, and South Asian American Culture (Temple University Press, 2016) “is essential reading for scholarship on beauty” (erin Khuê Ninh).…

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Study Hall with A | P | A

Monday, November 28, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU,
8 Washington Mews
New York, NY 10003 United States
Photograph by Jeffrey Wu.

Spend the last Monday of each month at Study Hall with A/P/A. We’ll have coffee, snacks, wi-fi, and a comfortable, quiet place to get some work done (you are also welcome to swing by to browse the books and magazines in our library). Open to…

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December 2016
Free

The Wayfinding Project: Closing Showcase

Thursday, December 8, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU,
8 Washington Mews
New York, NY 10003 United States
Beatrice Glow in collaboration with Highway 101, ETC, The Wayfinding Project, 2016. Screenshot of virtual reality experience.

Seeking to displace the myth of “the purchase of Manhattan,” The Wayfinding Project, part installation, part experiment in virtual and augmented reality, and part collaborative research project, closes with a showcase of its findings. Using technologies, both time-tested and cutting edge, Artist-in-Residence Beatrice Glow and…

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