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NYU Kimmel Center, Shorin Performance Studio, 802

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60 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10003 United States

September 2008

Hip Hop Pacific

Monday, September 29, 2008, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
NYU Kimmel Center, Shorin Performance Studio, 802, 60 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Hear the voices that have carried the pillars of hip-hop culture across the world’s largest ocean for decades. Artists from the West Coast, to Hawaii, Samoa and Aotearoa/New Zealand featuring Te Kupu, K.O.S 163, tha Feelstyle and many more. Also screening the Sundance Festival-selected rapumentary “Ngatahi –Know the Links.” AND Hip Hop Pacific Live 9pm-1am at Nublu 62 Avenue C between 4th and 5th Sts Hosted by K.O.S. 163 Join us for a night of live performance celebrating the forefathers…

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April 2011

Ke Kulana He Mahu: Remembering A Sense Of Place

Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
NYU Kimmel Center, Shorin Performance Studio, 802, 60 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10003 United States

The documentary "Kulana He Mahu: Remembering a Sense of Place" directed by Connie Florez, examines how colonialism has profoundly shifted attitudes toward gender and sexuality for indigenous Hawai'ians, and has shaped the marginalization of transgendered communities in Hawai'i today. This special screening will be accompanied by a selection from Florez's current documentary project "The Glades Project" and a discussion with the director in dialogue with members of the Pacific LGBT community in NYC including Kristabelle; and Elizabeth Conley, MPH Sexuality…

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April 2012

Coming Out Muslim

Tuesday, April 3, 2012, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
NYU Kimmel Center, Shorin Performance Studio, 802, 60 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Coming Out Muslim: Radical Acts of Love, captures stories and experiences of being at the intersections of Islam and queerness and its relationship to family, lovers, one's sense of self and relationship with our faith. Terna Tilley-Gyado and Wazina Zondon utilize traditional storytelling and conversation as the medium for exploring the broad range of their experiences as queer Muslims. The stories Coming Out Muslim tells range from tales about other people's theories about where queerness comes from, the gifts of being queer…

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November 2014

Return of the Unfit: A Gathering to Locate, Challenge, & Exorcise Our Eugenic Ghosts

Thursday, November 20, 2014, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
NYU Kimmel Center, Shorin Performance Studio, 802, 60 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10003 United States
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From mass sterilization to mass incarceration; quota-based immigration restrictions to a regime of border militarization—how do the dubious hierarchies of ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality, and ability, greatly shaped by early 20th century eugenics research, continue to be re-crafted and re-deployed? Artists, activists, and academics join forces to trace the lineages of American nativism, racism, and ableism through readings, performance, music, and analysis. Featuring scholar Awam Amkpa (NYU Department of Social & Cultural Analysis), poet and activist Sonia Guinansaca (New York…

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April 2015

Kit Yan: Slam Poetry

Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
NYU Kimmel Center, Shorin Performance Studio, 802, 60 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Photo of Kit Yang. He is wearing a grey t-shirt and a blue baseball cap. He has a somber expression.

UPDATE: Due to the approaching blizzard, this program (originally scheduled for January 27) has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 7. Presented by the NYU Center for Multicultural Education & Programs. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and NYU LGBTQ Student Center. Kit Yan, a Brooklyn-based slam poet from Hawai’i, performs theatrical slam poetry pieces about his life as a queer, transgender Asian American through stories about family, love, and social justice. Bitch Magazine has said, “the eloquence of Kit’s…

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October 2016

#APATwenty: An Artist-in-Residence Anniversary Reunion, Part 1

Thursday, October 13, 2016, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
NYU Kimmel Center, Shorin Performance Studio, 802, 60 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10003 United States
Collage of five headshots

Copresented by the A/P/A Institute at NYU and A/P/A Studies Program in the NYU Department of Social & Cultural Analysis This year, the A/P/A Studies Program and Institute (now two separate entities) celebrate twenty years of A/P/A scholarship and community building at NYU. To mark this milestone and highlight the acclaimed artists, thinkers, and writers who have been a part of the A/P/A Institute and A/P/A Studies Program over the past two decades, we present a series of reunion events…

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October 2018

The Assault on the Right to Boycott

Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
NYU Kimmel Center, Shorin Performance Studio, 802, 60 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10003 United States
Black sign that reads, "The Right to Boycott"

Sponsored by the American Studies Program, Students for Justice in Palestine, Jewish Voice for Peace, NYU Sanctuary, Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, Democratic Socialists of America, Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, Black Student Union, NYU Dream Team, Asian American Political Activism Coalition, and NYU Department of Social and Cultural Analysis. Featuring: J. Kehaulani Kauanui (Wesleyan University), Maria LaHood (Center for Constitutional Rights), Jasbir Puar (Rutgers University), Radihika Sainath (Palestine Legal), Lisa Duggan (NYU), and moderator Andrew Ross (NYU). The right…

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March 2020

CANCELED: Speaking for the Nation: Ethno-Nationalism, Sectarianism, and the Politics of Diaspora

Thursday, March 26, 2020, 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
NYU Kimmel Center, Shorin Performance Studio, 802, 60 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10003 United States
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“National demonstration for Kashmir at the Indian High Commission, London 10th August 2019” by Steve Eason

UPDATE: Due to NYU's new coronavirus-related measures and restrictions, this event has been canceled. Presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Co-sponsored by the Gallatin Human Rights Initiative, Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program in the NYU Department of Social & Cultural Analysis, NYU Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality, South Asia at NYU, and Rebecca E. Karl (NYU History Department) through funds provided by the Provost's Office. Curated by Paula Chakravartty and Crystal Parikh. Often driven by militarism and neo-imperial…

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