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Jan. 21 2017 4:45 AM ,

A/P/A Institute at the Women’s March on Washington

Ride the bus with A/P/A Institute to Washington DC on Saturday, January 21, 2017 for The Women's March on Washington. We welcome students, faculty, staff, community members, and friends to march with us against the racism, misogyny, Islamophobia, xenophobia, and other forms of hateful, violent rhetoric expressed by the incoming administration. Image: June Kaewsith, "Why Consume What You Can Create?", www.jumakae.com. This work features community leaders and brilliant thinkers Yuri Kochiyama (1921-2014) and Grace Lee Boggs (1915-2015), who continue to…

Feb. 1 2017 7:00 PM New York, NY

Loss and Resilience: Film and Commentary on The Syrian Refugee Crisis

Presented by the NYU Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies. Cosponsored by the  Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, Wagner School for Public Policy, and King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center. After Spring (2016, 98 minutes), a documentary executive-produced by Jon Stewart, follows refugee families in transition and aid workers fighting to keep the Zaatari refugee camp running. With no end in sight, Syrian families must decide if they can rebuild their lives in a place that was never meant to…

Feb. 16 2017 6:00 PM New York, NY

Asian American Media Activism: Addressing Culture, Citizenship, and Coloniality

Presented by the NYU Department of Media, Culture and Communication. Cosponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and NYU Center for Multicultural Education and Programs. This panel brings together Asian American activists, scholars, and media practitioners to critically examine ways we negotiate popular media as spaces for activism and resistance, as well as spaces to negotiate concepts of 'belonging.' How might our media activism begin working beyond narrowly defined visions of border and diaspora to create stronger collaborative movements and build solidarity within and beyond our multiple communities? Speakers: Lori Kido Lopez, University of Wisconsin-Madison…

Feb. 17 2017 11:00 AM New York,

What Now? Media Strategies Towards Solidarity

A companion workshop to Asian American Media Activism: Addressing Culture, Citizenship, and Coloniality with Thenmozhi Soundararajan, Christina Xu, and Mark Tseng Putterman In addressing the implications of the current U.S. administration on our political and material conditions, this workshop focuses on the convergence between media activism and practices of solidarity within Asian/Asian American and Pacific communities and across other communities of color. The goal of this interactive skill-sharing and community building workshop is to collectively commit to tangible, achievable, and…