Fresh Off the Boat: Student + Community Screening
- Organizer: A/P/A Institute at NYU
- Venue: NYU Kimmel Center for University Life, Commuter Lounge
60 Washington Square South, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10003 United States
UPDATE: This event has reached full capacity. We won’t be accepting additional RSVPs at this time.
The Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, NYU Commuter Student Council, and NYU Student Resource Center will host a live viewing of Fresh Off the Boat, ABC’s new Asian American family comedy starring Hudson Yang as a young Eddie Huang (of Baohaus fame).
Doors will open at 7:30PM, snacks will be served, and the viewing will begin promptly at 8PM! And stick around for a post-viewing conversation with Jeff Yang (Hudson’s dad, among many other things!), Jolene Hsu (NYU Student, Media, Culture, and Communication Studies), E. Alex Jung (Vulture), and E. Tammy Kim (Al Jazeera America).
Born and raised in Atlanta, Jolene Hsu is a sophomore at New York University, studying Media, Culture and Communications with minors in Public Policy and the Business of Entertainment, Media and Technology. In addition to being a member of NYU A/P/A BRIDGE, she is Editor-At-Large for Generasian, NYU’s leading Asian American publication.
E. Alex Jung is the weekend editor of New York Magazine‘s Vulture.com. He has also contributed to the New York Times, Al-Jazeera America, the LA Review of Books, Dissent, Salon, and a number of other publications. You can follow him on Twitter @e_alexjung.
E. Tammy Kim is a features staff writer at Al Jazeera America and amateur watcher of good-bad TV. She covers labor and poverty but has also written about Bob’s Burgers and black hair shows in Detroit. The first time she saw Korean Americans on the smallscreen was in 1992, in news footage of the L.A. Riots. Outside her day job, she writes embarrassing personal essays, plays duets and co-edits an interminable book on new world music.
Jeff Yang is a WNYC pop and politics blogger. He also writes the column Tao Jones for the Wall Street Journal Online. Follow him on Twitter at @originalspin.