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13 April 2021

Haunting and Healing: Family, War, and Transgenerational Trauma

Presented by LS NYUWomXn100. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU; NYU Office of Global Inclusion, Diversity, and Strategic Innovation; NYU Liberal Studies Dean’s Office; NYU Liberal Studies Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee; and New York Center for Global Asia. REGISTER   This panel discussion interrogates how creative and academic engagements grapple with transgenerational trauma in families. Inspired by the themes of the play ONCE UPON A (korean) TIME by Daniel K. Isaac, the panelists will engage in a conversation…

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15 April 2021

Book Launch & Roundtable for Hentyle Yapp’s Minor China

Presented by the Department of Art and Public Policy at the NYU Tisch School for the Arts. Co-sponsored by Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, NYU Center for the Humanities, NYU Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, NYU Department of Performance Studies, and NYU Department of Comparative Literature. This virtual book launch marks the release of Hentyle Yapp‘s (NYU Department of Art and Public Policy) new book, Minor China: Method, Materialisms, and the Aesthetic (Duke University Press, 2021). A roundtable will…

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16 April 2021

Mele Kiaʻi Mauna: Where Creativity and Community Commitment Collide

Curated by Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio. Presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Co-sponsored by Empowering Pacific Islander Communities (EPIC), Nā ʻŌiwi NYC, and NYU Native Studies Forum. The moʻolelo of the desecration of Mauna a Wākea (Maunakea) begins in 1968 when the State of Hawaiʻi via the Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) issued a sixty-five-year general lease for 13,321 acres of ceded lands at the summit of Maunakea to the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) to build one observatory.…

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22 April 2021

Radical Kinship: Solidarity & Political Belonging

Presented by the NYU Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and The Latinx Project at NYU. This panel explores contemporary debates on solidarity and coalitional politics that are instrumental to conceptualizing political subjectivity, collectivity and belonging in our current political conjuncture. Engaging with questions of intersectionality, afro-pessimism and Marxism, this session invites speakers Lisa Duggan (NYU Department of Social & Cultural Analysis), Che Gossett (Rutgers University New Brunswick), Shellyne Rodriguez (artist…

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