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Nov. 16 2017 7:00 PM New York, NY

Talking Mental Health in the A/P/A Community

Presented by A/P/A BRIDGE. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. What does taking care of your mental health look like? What are the implications of experiencing mental illness and identifying as A/P/A? How is mental health dealt with on campus? On social media? What is self care? This discussion is open to all students. Tea and snacks will be served.

Nov. 17 2017 12:30 PM New York,

Coconut Milk with Freelove: A Reading with Dan Taulapapa McMullin and Sia Figiel

Presented by the Native Studies Forum. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and Native American & Indigenous Student Group at NYU. Please join us for a celebration of friendship, literature, poetry, Sia’s five-O birthday, and a chance for the NYU community to hear and talk with two of the most celebrated and treasured artists of Oceania, Dan Taulapapa McMullin (Coconut Milk) and Sia Figiel (Free Love). The readings will be followed by Q&A, to be followed by a light reception.…

Nov. 17 2017 3:30 PM New York, NY

Fourth Annual Native + Indigenous Film Festival

Presented by the Native American and Indigenous Students' Group at NYU. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, NYU Center for Multicultural Education and Programs, Native Studies Forum, Culture & Media Program, La Herencia Latina, NYU Liberal Studies, NYU Division of Libraries, and Nā ʻŌiwi NYC. Join the NYU Native American and Indigenous Students' group for the Fourth Annual Native + Indigenous Film Festival at NYU. The festival celebrates, honors, and showcases Indigenous filmmakers and stories. All screenings are free and…

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. Co-sponsored 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…

Nov. 27 2017 11:00 AM New York, NY

Zarina: Dark Roads

Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, Gallery 8 Washington Mews On view Monday-Friday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.* 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…

Nov. 29 2017 12:00 PM New York, NY

Being@NYU Survey Event with the Governance Council of Minority & Marginalized Students at NYU

Presented by the Governance Council of Minority & Marginalized Students at NYU. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, LUCHA at NYU, Black Student Union at NYU, and NYU Steinhardt GSO. The Being@NYU survey is NYU's way to measure diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts at the university. The assessment is only statistically relevant if 30% of the university—students, faculty and staff—complete it. Thousands of people need to fill out the survey to make sure that the results can be used.…

Nov. 30 2017 New Orleans, LA

A/P/A at the 2017 AMIA Conference

Dr. Jack G. Shaheen (1935-2017) dedicated his life and career to identifying and contesting damaging stereotypes of Arabs and Muslims in US media. His research analyzed the origins of these visual caricatures, explained their stubborn persistence, revealed their very real ramifications, and presented solutions to counter them effectively. It is in his memory and with his decades of research that the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and NYU Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies travel to New Orleans to present at…

Nov. 30 2017 7:00 PM New York,

Contra Cuentos: Tearing Down Walls, Building Bridges!

Presented by the Dream Team at NYU. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Join the NYU Dream Team for an evening of performances ranging from poetry and spoken word to short films and dance by artists in our undocumented and immigrant community. Featuring performances by artists Angy Rivera, Yoseli Castillo, Benjamin Lundberg, Rebelené (Zelene Pineda-Suchilt), and Wo Chan, and remarks by Kevin Duarte, NYU Asian Pacific American Coalition, and New Sanctuary Coalition of New York City. This program is free and open…

Dec. 5 2017 5:00 PM New York,

The Construction of A/PA Identity: A Community Dialogue for Student Leaders

Co-presented by the NYU Center for Multicultural Education & Programs and the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Asian/Pacific American student groups and leaders are invited to participate in a meaningful intra-communal dialogue about the construction of A/PA as both a political and identity category, with specific attention to its continually shifting nature in hopes of strengthening foundations for cross-collaborative partnerships on campus. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in personal reflection activities to think through A/PA as a category with…

Dec. 7 2017 7:00 PM New York, NY

A/P/As in Academia

Presented by A/P/A BRIDGE (Asian Pacific Americans Building Relationships to Inspire Diversity, Growth, and Empowerment). Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. An evening of intergenerational conversation for A/PA identifying students and scholars researching about topics regarding Asian and Pacific Americans. This event is an opportunity for A/PA students and scholars to talk about the research that they have been doing, to hear about other A/PA students and scholars' research, and ultimately encourage folks of all ages to pursue careers in academia.…

Dec. 22 2017 11:00 AM ,

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. 3 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. 4 2018 11:00 AM New York, NY

GALLERY CLOSED: Zarina: Dark Roads

NYU’s New York campus will be closed on Thursday January 4, 2018, due to the impending winter weather. The A/P/A Institute at NYU gallery will also be closed, and late evening hours have been cancelled for January 4. We apologize for this inconvenience. To plan your visit to Zarina: Dark Roads on another date, please click here. 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…

Jan. 5 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. 8 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. 11 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. 12 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. 16 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. 18 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. 19 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…