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Oct. 26 2017 6:30 PM ,

Domestic Violence: Intersections, Awareness, & Creating Communities of Care

Presented by Sakhi for South Asian Women. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Organized in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, this panel places the issue of domestic violence within broader cultural conversations about patriarchy, sexuality, autonomy, and community accountability. How can we create systems of community accountability? What do these activists and advocates wish more people knew about domestic violence and survivorship? What are key ways we can work to support survivors and break the silence around these…

Nov. 1 2017 6:00 PM New York , NY Free

Panel on Zarina: Dark Roads

Presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Co-sponsored by the NYU Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies. On the occasion of the exhibition Zarina: Dark Roads, we present a panel discussion on the life and work of the prolific Zarina Hashmi, the 2017-18 Artist-in-Residence at the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Zarina: Dark Roads presents selected works of prints and sculpture across the expanse of three decades, and marks the 70th anniversary of the 1947 Partition of India, which resulted in one of the…

Nov. 17 2017 4:00 PM New York, NY

All the Weight of our Dreams: On Living Racialized Autism

Presented by the NYU Council for the Study of Disability. Cosponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, NYU Department of Anthropology, NYU Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, and NYU Department of Social & Cultural Analysis. A lecture by Lydia X. Z. Brown in celebration of the new anthology, All the Weight of our Dreams: On Living Racialized Autism. Lydia X. Z. Brown (Visiting Lecturer at Tufts University) is a gender/queer and transracially/transnationally adopted East Asian autistic activist, writer, and…