Events


30 November 2022

Cane Fire: Screening and Q&A with Director Anthony Banua-Simon

Presented by Firehouse: DCTV’s Cinema for Documentary Film. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. TICKETS The Hawaiian island of Kaua’i is seen as a paradise of leisure and pristine natural beauty, but these escapist fantasies obscure the colonial displacement, hyper-exploitation of workers, and destructive environmental extraction that have actually shaped life on the island ...

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01 December 2022

Time to Say Goodbye LIVE + Stay True

Presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. TICKETS (SOLD OUT!) A Time to Say Goodbye IRL podcast jam with co-hosts E. Tammy Kim (Writer-in-Residence, A/P/A Institute at NYU) and Jay Caspian Kang, celebrating the new memoir, Stay True (Penguin Random House, 2022), by special guest Hua Hsu. Time to Say Goodbye is a podcast and a ...

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08 December 2022

A/P/A Reads: Poetry by William Nuʻutupu Giles

REGISTER   For its December meeting, A/P/A Reads will discuss the spoken word poetry of William Nuʻutupu Giles, an afakasi Samoan writer and arts educator from Honolulu, Hawaiʻi. Giles’s poems dig for the political seeds in personal stories. Their work connects contemporary poetry with the oral traditions of Polynesian genealogy and crosses oceans of immigrant ...

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