Asian Americans and the Curse of Competence

Rudin Forum at the Wagner School of Public Service 295 Lafayette Street, 2nd Floor, New York, United States

Presented by the NYU Migration Network. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, NYU Department of Sociology, and the Wagner School of Public Service at NYU. REGISTER For the first installment of the NYU Migration Network's inaugural Public Conversation Series, Jennifer Lee (Columbia University) and Crystal Parikh (Director, Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU) will engage in ...

When the Apocalypse is Over: New Independent Philippine Cinema

BAM Rose Cinemas 30 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, United States

Programmed by A.E. Hunt. Presented by the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM). Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. SCHEDULE & TICKETS This six-day film series highlights young Filipino filmmakers who, without leaving their history behind, have abandoned the methods of their classically trained or genre-ingrained progenitors. Many of the stories they explore imagine absurd, ...

Palestine ABC: A Teach-in

NYU Cantor Film Center, Theater 102 36 East 8th Street, New York, NY, United States

Presented by NYU Faculty for Justine in Palestine. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, NYU Department of English, NYU Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, and NYU Department of Media, Culture, and Communication. REGISTER This teach-in is part of NYU Faculty for Justice in Palestine's educational programming. Keywords to be discussed include: Apartheid Intifada Nakba ...

BRIDGE for Fridge: A Mutual Aid Event

20 Cooper Square, 3rd floor

Presented by A/P/A BRIDGE. Sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. REGISTER A/P/A BRIDGE will host a teach-in centered around NYU’s complicity in the gentrification of Chinatown and displacement of its residents. This event invites all members of the NYU community to learn about the histories and needs of neighboring communities, and collect food for ...

Unity in Diversity: Culturally Informed Mental Health Care for Asian Communities

NYU Pless Hall Lobby 82 Washington Square East, New York, United States

Organized by Dr. Lisa Suzuki & Haruka Kokaze. Funded by the NYU Steinhardt Office of Diversity, Equity and Belonging's Diversity Innovation Grant. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. RSVP Bridging research, practice, and community engagement, Dr. Lisa Suzuki (NYU) and members of her lab are working to understand the impact of race-based trauma in ...

“Not One Without the Other:” A Reading and Conversation on Creativity and Community

20 Cooper Square, 3rd floor

Co-presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and Kundiman. Curated by Cathy Linh Che. Co-sponsored by The Latinx Project at NYU. REGISTER How can the work of writers contribute to building sustainable and inclusive futures for our communities? How can the work of community organizations contribute to creative work? And how can the arts serve ...

A People’s Night of Poetry & Music for Palestine #2

The People's Forum 320 West 37th Street, New York, NY, United States

Presented by Justseeds Artist Cooperative and La La Lil Jidar Collective. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, Asian American Writers' Workshop, Birds LLC, The Latinx Project at NYU, and Writers Against the War on Gaza.  REGISTER As a follow-up to the first People's Night of Poetry & Music for Palestine, Palestinian writers, allies, and ...

E Hāpai I Kou Leo – Raise Your Voice for Change: A Discussion with the Founding Members of Grassroots Advocacy Group Nā `Ōiwi NYC

20 Cooper Square, 3rd floor

Co-presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, Nā `Ōiwi NYC, and the NYU Native American & Indigenous Students Group.  REGISTER In 2009, Kuʻulani Keohokalole (née Miyashiro), a Native Hawaiian MA student at NYU, sent an email to a group of Kanaka (Native Hawaiians), proposing the establishment of a Native Hawaiian-led and centered advocacy organization in ...

POSTPONED: Community Discussion: 2023 Supreme Court Ruling on Affirmative Action

20 Cooper Square, 3rd floor

UPDATE: This event has been postponed. Hosted by A/P/A BRIDGE and the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. This NYU student community discussion on the 2023 Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action will center the experiences of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities. The program will begin with a brief framing and overview of the ...

A/P/A Graduate Student Working Group Workshop: Michael Salgarolo

Stonewall National Monument 38-64 Christopher St, New York, United States

Hosted by the A/P/A Graduate Student Working Group. Sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. REGISTER NYU Faculty Fellow Michael Salgarolo will lead an immersive walking tour that follows the life of radical Chinese American author H.T. Tsiang through New York’s Greenwich Village. Tsiang’s novels, The Hanging on Union Square (1935) and And China Has ...

Queering State Power in Asian Diasporic World-Making

NYU Tisch School of the Arts 721 Broadway, 12th Floor, New York , United States

Presented by the Asian Film & Media Initiative at the Martin Scorsese Department of Cinema Studies, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality at NYU, the NYU Center for Multicultural Education and Programs (CMEP), the Kanbar Institute of ...

EAS Graduate Speaker Series: Artist Talk by Haji Oh

19 University Place, Room 222 19 University Place, New York, United States

Presented by the Department of East Asian Studies. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. REGISTER Haji Oh (b. Osaka, 1976) is a third-generation Zainichi Korean artist, born and raised in Japan, now based in Wollongong, Australia. Oh’s body of artwork sheds light on untold stories of migration, displacement, and resilience across the Pacific through ...

A Global Feminist Critique of Capital: Reflecting on Fanon, Federici, Spillers, and Spivak

Performance Space New York 150 1st Ave. 4th floor, New York, United States

Presented by the Critical Racial Anti-Colonial Study (CRACS) Co-Lab. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, NYU Department of Spanish & Portuguese, NYU Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, NYU Center for the Humanities, NYU Gallatin, NYU Hemispheric Institute, Arika, Northwestern University Latina & Latino Studies Program, and the International Consortium of Critical Theory at ...

A/P/A Graduate Student Working Group Workshop: Nari Yoo

20 Cooper Square, 3rd floor, Room 372 20 Cooper Square, 3rd floor, New York, NY, United States

Hosted by the A/P/A Graduate Student Working Group. Sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. REGISTER NYU graduate students are invited to join the next workshop hosted by the A/P/A Graduate Student Working Group featuring Nari Yoo (PhD candidate in social work, NYU Silver). Yoo will present her in-progress research paper and data visualization project, ...

Spaces of Exception: Film Screening and Discussion

NYU Cantor Film Center, Theater 101 36 East 8th Street, New York, NY, United States

Presented by NYU Faculty for Justice in Palestine. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, Department of Cinema Studies at NYU, Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at NYU, Native Studies Forum at NYU, Department of Social and Cultural Analysis (SCA) at NYU, and Department of Media, Culture and Communications (MCC) at NYU. REGISTER ...

The Left in China: A Political Cartography

Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at NYU 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor, New York, United States

Presented by the NYU Department of Social & Cultural Analysis. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. REGISTER Labor activist Ralf Ruckus's new book, The Left in China: A Political Cartography (Pluto Press, 2023), synthesizes seventy years of left-wing and oppositional politics in China, from the founding of the PRC to the present day. The Left ...

Technological Inhumanities and Imaginaries

20 Cooper Square, 3rd floor

Curated by Jennifer Pranolo. Presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. REGISTER Asians and Asian-ness have long circulated in literature, cinema, and pop culture as figures of science fiction threat and fantasy—what Michelle N. Huang has identified as the “inhuman figures” of robots, clones, and aliens. Beyond these techno-orientalist stereotypes and tropes, however, lies the ...

POSTPONED: The Black Pacific

20 Cooper Square, 3rd floor

This event has been postponed. From our colleagues at the the Center for the Study of Africa and the African Diaspora at NYU: Due to heightened tensions and unrest on NYU's campus, and out of respect for the principled positions taken by our students and faculty, we are postponing our scheduled events this week. Professor Quito Swan's presentation, The Black Pacific, ...

(Un)archived: Photography Against/Along the Grain of Absence in Global Asias

19 University Place 19 University Place, Room 102, New York, NY, United States

Presented by the Developing Room at Rutgers University’s Center for Cultural Analysis. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, Center for Cultural Analysis at Rutgers University, Department of Art History at Rutgers University, Graduate History Association at Rutgers University, Global Asias Initiative at Rutgers University, Department of East Asian Studies at NYU, East Asian Studies ...

A/P/A Studies and Crisis: A/P/A Graduate Student Working Group Symposium

Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU 8 Washington Mews, New York, NY, United States

The A/P/A Graduate Student Working Group's Spring 2024 Symposium "A/P/A Studies and Crisis" will explore how the concept of “crisis” can expand understandings of what Asian/Pacific/American studies are and what they could be. Crisis is defined here as any rupture that forces critical reflection upon what it means to place geographies, histories, identities, and cultures ...

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