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Apr. 20 2017 Washington, DC

Science & Climate Change: A Series of Events in Celebration of the Marches

Cosponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and the Center for Earth Ethics. The Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and the Climate Working Group have partnered with Dupont Underground to curate a series of events leading up to the March for Science on Washington (April 22) and The People’s Climate Change March (April 29). The full schedule is available here. Thursday, April 20, 7pm - 9:30pm: Poetry X Posters Featuring: Jane Hirshfield, Kate Daniels, Jennifer Chang, and Sarah Browning. Distribution…

Apr. 25 2017 6:30 PM New York , NY

Standing Rock & the Seventh Generation: An Economics for Us All

An Albert Gallatin Lecture with Winona LaDuke Presenters: The Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and the Gallatin School of Individualized Study Hosts: NYU Native American and Indigenous Students’ Group, American Indian Community House, and American Indian Law Alliance The essence of the problem is about consumption, recognizing that a society that consumes one third of the world’s resources is unsustainable. This level of consumption requires constant intervention into other people’s lands. That’s what’s going on. —Winona LaDuke On the 96th day…

Apr. 27 2017 7:00 PM New York, NY

Screening: Mele Murals

Presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Cosponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program in the NYU Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, Columbia University Pacific Climate Circuits Working Group, Nā ʻŌiwi NYC, and Hālāwai. Mele Murals is a documentary about the transformative power of art. At the center of this story are renowned graffiti artists Estria Miyashiro (aka Estria) and John Hina (aka Prime), and a group of Native Hawaiian youth in the rural community of Waimea, Hawaiʻi. Together they…

Apr. 30 2017 1:00 PM New York, NY

Asian American Feminism x Mental Health and Wellness

Presented by the NAPAWF*NYC Community and the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU This interactive installation exploring mental health and wellness from an Asian American feminist perspective features materials from The Asian American Literary Review's Open in Emergency: A Special Issue on Asian American Mental Health, a "mental health toolkit" containing a dynamic mix of writing, visual art, and interactive mini-projects. The task of decolonizing mental health, recalibrating understandings of wellness, and breaking down barriers to address the intergenerational trauma that people…