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26 October 2021

Asian American Studies Now!: A Conversation with Alums and Faculty on the Founding of the Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program & Institute at NYU Twenty-Five Years Later

Co-presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program in the NYU Department of Social and Cultural Analysis. Curated by Eric Tang. REGISTER In the 1990s, decades after the pivotal student strikes that led to the establishment of the first Asian American studies programs in California, college students, many of whom were children ...

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09 November 2021

New Directions in A/P/A Studies: An NYU Grad Student Showcase

Co-presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and the Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program in the NYU Department of Social & Cultural Analysis. REGISTER As we reflect on the moment, twenty-five years ago, when a group of passionate and dedicated students organized and agitated for the establishment of an Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program and Institute at NYU, we ...

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12 November 2021

Crisis Ordinariness: Lauren Berlant’s Cruel Optimism in a Transnational Frame

Presented by the Centre for Studies of Gender and Sexuality at Ashoka University and the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality at NYU. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. REGISTER “A relation of cruel optimism exists when something you desire is actually an obstacle to your flourishing,” writes feminist/queer scholar Lauren Berlant ...

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