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Jan. 22 2018 11:00 AM New York, NY

Zarina: Dark Roads

Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, Gallery 8 Washington Mews Zarina: Dark Roads presents selected works of prints and sculpture across the expanse of three decades by artist Zarina Hashmi, the 2017-18 Artist-in-Residence at the A/P/A Institute at NYU. The exhibition marks the 70th anniversary of the 1947 Partition of India, which resulted in one of the largest forced migrations in the history of the world. The grave and lasting impacts of war, colonialism, and division are at the center of Zarina’s work, which foregrounds the…

Jan. 25 2018 11:00 AM New York, NY

Zarina: Dark Roads

Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, Gallery 8 Washington Mews Zarina: Dark Roads presents selected works of prints and sculpture across the expanse of three decades by artist Zarina Hashmi, the 2017-18 Artist-in-Residence at the A/P/A Institute at NYU. The exhibition marks the 70th anniversary of the 1947 Partition of India, which resulted in one of the largest forced migrations in the history of the world. The grave and lasting impacts of war, colonialism, and division are at the center of Zarina’s work, which foregrounds the…

Jan. 26 2018 11:00 AM New York, NY

Zarina: Dark Roads

Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, Gallery 8 Washington Mews Zarina: Dark Roads presents selected works of prints and sculpture across the expanse of three decades by artist Zarina Hashmi, the 2017-18 Artist-in-Residence at the A/P/A Institute at NYU. The exhibition marks the 70th anniversary of the 1947 Partition of India, which resulted in one of the largest forced migrations in the history of the world. The grave and lasting impacts of war, colonialism, and division are at the center of Zarina’s work, which foregrounds the…

Jan. 29 2018 11:00 AM New York, NY

Zarina: Dark Roads

Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, Gallery 8 Washington Mews Zarina: Dark Roads presents selected works of prints and sculpture across the expanse of three decades by artist Zarina Hashmi, the 2017-18 Artist-in-Residence at the A/P/A Institute at NYU. The exhibition marks the 70th anniversary of the 1947 Partition of India, which resulted in one of the largest forced migrations in the history of the world. The grave and lasting impacts of war, colonialism, and division are at the center of Zarina’s work, which foregrounds the…

Jan. 29 2018 7:00 PM New York, NY

Zer: Screening & Discussion

Presented by the NYU Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, NYU Center for Religion and Media, and NYU Center for Media, Culture, and History. Zer (Germany/Turkey, 113 min) is the story of Jan and Zarife, an estranged grandson and grandmother. When Zarife is brought over to New York City for cancer treatment, they begin to know each other in the course of the treatment. The bond they forge after many years end abruptly when…

Jan. 30 2018 7:00 PM New York, NY

Inaugural NYC Celebration of Fred T. Korematsu Day

Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, New York Day of Remembrance, JACL - New York Chapter, Fred T. Korematsu Institute, NYU Asian-Pacific American Law Students Association, Japanese American Association of New York, Japanese Americans and Japanese in America, CAIR-New York, and Coalition for Asian American Children & Families. On Tuesday, January 30, we celebrate the inauguration of "Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution" in New York City. The program will honor the late civil rights champion Fred T.…

Feb. 9 2018 3:00 PM New York, NY

Know Your Rights: Immigration and Police Enforcement on Campus

Presented by NYU Dream Team and NYU Sanctuary. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, NYU Immigrant Defense Initiative, NYU Office of Global Inclusion, Diversity & Strategic Innovation, Gallatin Human Rights Initiative, and  NYU Center for Multicultural Education & Programs. This panel conversation for NYU staff, faculty, and administrators will feature speakers from the National Immigration Law Center, DRUM - South Asian Organizing Center, and New Sanctuary Coalition. Panelists will address the following questions: How can you minimize risks to those affected? Are you…

Feb. 12 2018 6:00 PM New York, NY

Letters to Memory: A Reading and Conversation with Karen Tei Yamashita

Presented by The Postcolonial, Race, and Diaspora Studies Colloquium at NYU. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, Contemporary Literature Series, Politics of Empowerment Working Group, and the NYU Department of English. Karen Tei Yamashita reads from her recently published memoir Letters to Memory.  A conversation and reception will follow. Letters to Memory is an excursion through the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II using archival materials from the Yamashita family as well as a series of epistolary conversations with composite…

Feb. 23 2018 6:30 PM New York, Free

Afro-Asian Poetics: Ana-Maurine Lara, Joseph Legaspi, Margaret Rhee, and Nicole Sealey

Presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Co-sponsored by the NYU Institute of African American Affairs and Kundiman. Celebrating Afro-Asian solidarity, conversations, and poetics, four poets celebrate their newly released poetry collections, and reflect on political and aesthetic solidarity in the past, present, and future. Featuring Cave Canem fellow Ana-Maurine Lara (Kohnjehr Woman, 2017), Kundiman co-founder Joseph O. Legaspi (Threshold, 2017), Kundiman fellow Margaret Rhee (Love, Robot, 2017), and Cave Canem Executive Director Nicole Sealey (Ordinary Beast, 2017). The reading is…