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NYU Kimmel Center, Room 914

60 Washington Square South
New York, 10003

October 2006

DJ Rekha Artist-in-Residence 2006-07 Kick-Off

Wednesday, October 11, 2006, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
NYU Kimmel Center, Room 914, 60 Washington Square South
New York, 10003

Celebrate with producer, activist and cultural worker DJ Rekha and invited guests as she kicks off her year as A/P/A Institute’s 2006-07 newest Artist-in-Residence. DJ Rekha grew up between London and New York, where she finds her inspiration for her broad range of music, including the tracks on her new album “DJ Rekha Presents Basement Bhangra.” Her Basement Bhangra and Bollywood Disco nights in New York City continue, going on nearly ten years.

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February 2007

Lost & Found – Discussion And Slide Show With Karen Ishizuka

Wednesday, February 28, 2007, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST
NYU Kimmel Center, Room 914, 60 Washington Square South
New York, 10003

Join curator and author Karen Ishizuka as she discusses her book, Lost & Found, and presentsimages from the exhibition "America's Concentration Camps: Remembering the Japanese American Experience," which created national debate over historical terminology when it was mounted at the Ellis Island Immigration Museum. The images in Lost & Found speak to the enduring images of the Japanese American internment camps and the realities of life in the camps. Co-sponsored by: Japanese American National Museum

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March 2007

Our History Is Still Being Written: The Story Of Three Chinese-Cuban Generals In The Cuban Revolution

Thursday, March 8, 2007, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
NYU Kimmel Center, Room 914, 60 Washington Square South
New York, 10003

A little-known but important chapter of Chinese and Latin American history is told through interviews with Armando Choy, Gustavo Chui, and Moises Sio Wong, three Chinese-Cubans who fought in the revolutionary war that brought down the U.S.-backed Batista dictatorship and became generals in Cuba's Revolutionary Armed Forces. In Our History is Still Being Written , the three men explore the unique weight of Chinese immigration to Cuba and its importance in Cuba's revolutionary history from 1868 to the present. They talk about…

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January 2008

This Is A Bust – Book Party With Author Ed Lin

Tuesday, January 22, 2008, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST
NYU Kimmel Center, Room 914, 60 Washington Square South
New York, 10003

Join us for a special reading and author reception for This Is a Bust, the second novel by award-winning author Ed Lin. Lin turns the conventions of hard-boiled pulp stories on their head by exploring the unexotic and very real complexities of New York City’s Chinatown, circa 1976, through the eyes of a Chinese American cop. A Vietnam vet and an alcoholic, Robert Chow’s troubles are compounded by the fact that he’s basically community-relations window-dressing for the NYPD: he’s the only…

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September 2008

The Penguin Classic Book Centennial Celebration of Jose Garcia Villa’s Doveglion: Collected Poems

Monday, September 22, 2008, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
NYU Kimmel Center, Room 914, 60 Washington Square South
New York, 10003

Known as the “Pope of Greenwich Village,” Jose Garcia Villa had a special status as the only Asian poet among a group of modern literary giants in 1940’s New York that included E. E. Cummings, Mark Van Doren, W. H. Auden, Tennessee Williams, and a young Gore Vidal. But beyond his exotic ethnicity, Villa was a global poet who was admired for “the reverence, the raptness, the depth of concentration in bravely deep poems” (Marianne Moore). Doveglion (Villa’s pen name—for…

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October 2008

Living Portrait: Panel Discussion

Tuesday, October 28, 2008, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
NYU Kimmel Center, Room 914, 60 Washington Square South
New York, 10003

Featuring: Heather Greer (artist, NYU ITP) Purvi Shah (Executive Director of SAKHI for South Asian Women) Professor Holly Maguigan (NYU School of Law) Moderated by Julie Kim Richards (Director of Client Services NYAWC) The panel discussion will discuss domestic violence as it relates to the success and challenges of awareness, intervention and prevention of domestic violence in immigrant communities. A collaboration between composer Woody Pak and new media artists Heather Greer and Liubo Borissov, Living Portrait is an interactive audio-visual…

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December 2008

Holiday Party And Alum Reunion!

Wednesday, December 10, 2008, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
NYU Kimmel Center, Room 914, 60 Washington Square South
New York, 10003

Calling all A/P/A Alums and friends! This year we'd like to welcome back those who have allowed A/P/A Studies Program & Institute and NYU in their lives for a special night of celebrating in the A/P/A Institute holiday tradition.

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December 2009

Twentieth-Century Asian Internationalism

Thursday, December 3, 2009, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
NYU Kimmel Center, Room 914, 60 Washington Square South
New York, 10003

Scholars will present on instances of Asian internationalism imbued within socialist movements in China, the Soviet Union, and the U.S. The panel will be moderated by Marilyn Young, Professor in the Department of History at NYU. The panel will feature: A Soviet Script for Asian America: Roar China Steven Lee Assistant Professor, English, UC Berkeley Steven Lee will discuss the 1930 New York staging of a Soviet play entitled Roar China. An indictment of Western imperialism in 1920s China, as well…

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October 2010

History Of The Philippines: From Indios Bravos To Filipinos

Monday, October 11, 2010, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
NYU Kimmel Center, Room 914, 60 Washington Square South
New York, 10003

Free and open to the public. Please RSVP to A/P/A Institute by Thursday, October 7, 2010. A/P/A Institute is proud to present a special reading with poet and author Luis H. Francia for the launch of his latest publication History of the Philippines: From Indios Bravos to Filipinos. Francia will be in conversation about his book with Juan Flores, Professor at the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at NYU. History of the Philippines is intended for those who are curious about this…

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