Tag: Refugee

Zarina: Dark Roads, Opening Reception & Artist-in-Residence Welcome

On Thursday, October 5, join us in welcoming Zarina Hashmi, 2017-18 Artist-in-Residence, to the A/P/A Institute at NYU with the opening of Zarina: Dark Roads.  The exhibition presents selected works of prints and sculpture across the expanse of three decades by the artist, and marks the 70th anniversary of the 1947 Partition of India, which resulted in one of the … Continue readingZarina: Dark Roads, Opening Reception & Artist-in-Residence Welcome”

Refugee Requiem: Bao Phi, Patrick Rosal, and Sokunthary Svay

Presented by the Asian American Writers’ Workshop. Cosponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Poets Patrick Rosal, Bao Phi, and Sokunthary Svay confront nationalist mythology with lyrical odes about the United States we struggle against, and the one being built through struggle. Patrick Rosal—who the Academy of American Poets honored for writing the best book of poetry of the … Continue reading “Refugee Requiem: Bao Phi, Patrick Rosal, and Sokunthary Svay”

Zarina (2017-18)

Zarina was born in Aligarh, India in 1937 and currently lives and works in New York. Her work is defined by her adherence to the personal and the essential. While it tends towards minimalism, its starkness is tempered by both texture and materiality. Her art poignantly chronicles her life, and recurring themes include home, displacement, … Continue reading “Zarina (2017-18)”

No Bans on Stolen Lands: A #NODAPL Teach-in for Standing Rock & Muslim/Immigrant/Refugee Bans

Organized by the NYC Stands with Standing Rock Collective. Cosponsored by the NYU Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, NYU Native American and Indigenous Students’ Group, Native Studies Forum, and Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Please join us for the third teach-in organized by the NYC Stands with Standing Rock Collective titled, “No Bans on Stolen … Continue reading “No Bans on Stolen Lands: A #NODAPL Teach-in for Standing Rock & Muslim/Immigrant/Refugee Bans”

Unsettled

In the years during and following the Cambodian genocide, hundreds of thousands of Cambodian refugees were resettled in the US. In the 1980s and 1990s, ten thousand of these refugees arrived in the Bronx. Through the story of Ra Pronh and her family scholar and organizer Eric Tang (University of Texas, Austin) locates the Bronx … Continue reading “Unsettled”

Unsettled: Cambodian Refugees in the NYC Hyperghetto

UPDATE: This event has reached full capacity. If additional tickets are released, they will be made available via the form below. We will seat walk-in guests as capacity allows. “Not an account of a transition from refugee hardship to redemptive US citizenship, [Unsettled] is rather a description of uprooting, captivity, poverty, displacement, and fugitivity—and the … Continue reading “Unsettled: Cambodian Refugees in the NYC Hyperghetto”

(Re)Collecting the Vietnam War: An Asian American Literary Review Special Issue

This event is full and registration has closed. Walk-ins will be seated as capacity allows. This year marks 40 years since the end of the Vietnam War, which claimed the lives of over four million Southeast Asians across Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia, and created millions of refugees. What, in this moment of commemoration and reflection, … Continue reading “(Re)Collecting the Vietnam War: An Asian American Literary Review Special Issue”

Children of Refugees Forum

Children of Refugees is a forum for art and peace. It brings diverse artists and activists, scholars and cultural leaders onto one stage, each sharing their unique histories and visions. Exploring the rich breadth of the refugee experience through performances, storytelling, and talks, Children of Refugees serves as a platform for community dialogue and collaboration, … Continue reading “Children of Refugees Forum”