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September 2016

Our Voices, Our Stories

Thursday, September 29, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Department of Anthropology, Kriser Film Room,
25 Waverly Place, 1st Floor
New York, NY United States
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Presented by the NYU Center for Media, Culture, and History. Cosponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture. A screening of Our Voices, Our Stories (40 min., 2016) will be followed by a discussion with Director…

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October 2016

Linsanity: A Discussion on Race, Sports, and Media

Thursday, October 6, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
NYU Law School, Lipton Hall,
108 West Third Street
New York, NY United States

Presented by the NYU Office of Residential Life and Housing Services, Committee for Diversity & Inclusion. Cosponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, NYU Office of Residential Life & Housing Services, and Committee for Diversity & Inclusion.  David Hollander (NYU Tisch Institute for Sports Management, Media, and…

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South Asian American Political Lives: 2016 Elections and Beyond

Friday, October 7, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
20 Cooper Square, Room 503,
New York, NY United States
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A panel discussion on Sangay Mishra’s Desis Divided: The Political Lives of South Asian Americans (University of Minnesota Press, 2016). Focusing on Indian, Pakistani, and Bangladeshi American communities, Desis Divided analyzes features such as class, religion, nation of origin, language, caste, gender, and sexuality in mobilization…

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The Poetics of Fragility

Wednesday, October 12, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
20 Cooper Square,
Fourth Floor
New York, NY United States
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Presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program in the NYU Department of Social and Cultural Analysis. Cosponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. The Poetics of Fragility (63 minutes) is a kaleidoscopic exploration of the texture, vitality and aesthetics of fragility. It interweaves stories of bodily…

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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, NYU Native Studies Forum, and Lenape Center Friday: A/P/A Institute at NYU, 8 Washington Mews Saturday: NYU Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, Room 914 How can we mutually expand our knowledge of Indigenous Manhattan? We begin by hosting…

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December 2016

Comparative Racialization and the Future of Asian American Studies in NYC

Friday, December 9
Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College,
47-49 East 65th Street
New York , United States

Organized by Stanley Thangaraj (City College, CUNY) and Angela Reyes (Hunter College and The Graduate Center, CUNY) Cosponsored by MAANY (Mapping Asian American New York) CUNY Faculty Research Seminar and the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU The recent increase in explicit acts of violence against Asian…

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