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100 Washington Square East (entrance at 31 Washington Place)
New York, NY 10003 United States

March 2007

14th Annual Asian Pacific American Youth Alliance (APAYA) Forum

Friday, March 23, 2007, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
NYU Silver Center, Silverstein Lounge & Jurow Lecture Hall, Room 101, 100 Washington Square East (entrance at 31 Washington Place)
New York, NY 10003 United States

Continuing its commitment to nurturing the next generation, the A/P/A Institute is proud to present the 14th Annual Asian Pacific American Forum on Youth Culture — a peer-facilitated, educational program for high school students in the NYC area. With leadership and educational training from the A/P/A Institute, a core group of high school students facilitates a full day of workshops, performances and open discussions related to youth and A/PA identity, history, community organizing, racial profiling, politics, art, and media. Integral…

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March 2008

Distinguished Scholar Lecture: Professor Sander Gilman – “Why Are We Afraid Of Our Food? The U.S., China, And The Food Chain”

Thursday, March 27, 2008, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
NYU Silver Center, Silverstein Lounge & Jurow Lecture Hall, Room 101, 100 Washington Square East (entrance at 31 Washington Place)
New York, NY 10003 United States

SANDER GILMAN With Discussants  MARION NESTLE, NYU VICTOR BASCARA, U of Wisconsin — Madison Sander Gilman, Distinguished Professor of the Liberal Arts and Sciences at Emory University, explores the notion of dangerous citizens in a global perspective with his talk based on his latest research “Why Are We Afraid of Our Food? The U.S., China, And The Food Chain.” Gilman investigates the anxiety about the origins of disease today in the food chain and their different readings as seen from…

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April 2008

15th Annual Asian Pacific American Youth Alliance (APAYA) Forum

Friday, April 4, 2008, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
NYU Silver Center, Silverstein Lounge & Jurow Lecture Hall, Room 101, 100 Washington Square East (entrance at 31 Washington Place)
New York, NY 10003 United States

The Forum is FREE and open to high school students and educators. High School students and educators who wish to register, please go to apa.nyu.edu/apaya Workshop preferences are given to those who register early online. On-site registration will be available on the day of the Forum. ----- Continuing its commitment to nurturing the next generation, the A/P/A Institute is proud to present the 15th Annual Asian Pacific American Forum on Youth Culture — a peer-facilitated, educational program for high school…

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March 2010

Remappings: Asias /Pacifics / Americas 1. Decolonizing “America’s Pacific”

Friday, March 5, 2010, 9:00 am - 5:30 pm EST
NYU Silver Center, Silverstein Lounge & Jurow Lecture Hall, Room 101, 100 Washington Square East (entrance at 31 Washington Place)
New York, NY 10003 United States

An A/P/A Institute symposium rethinking the conventional categories of U.S. history. “Decolonizing ‘America’s Pacific’” will be the first of a series of symposia exploring the multiple movements of people, practices, goods, and ideas in and through Oceania — what Fijian philosopher Epeli Hau’ofa has called “a sea of islands.” Symposium schedule: 9:00am — Registration 9:30am — Welcome Ulrich Baer, Vice Provost, NYU Jack Tchen, A/P/A Institute, NYU 9:45am-11:15am — Opening Remappings Bruce Cumings, University of Chicago Gary Okihiro, Columbia 11:15am-12:45pm…

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October 2013

2013-2014 A/P/A Institute Artists-in-Residence Welcome: Chitra Ganesh and Mariam Ghani

Thursday, October 10, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
NYU Silver Center, Silverstein Lounge & Jurow Lecture Hall, Room 101, 100 Washington Square East (entrance at 31 Washington Place)
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Artists Chitra Ganesh and Mariam Ghani have collaborated since 2004 on the project Index of the Disappeared, which is both a physical archive of post-9/11 disappearances and a mobile platform for public dialogue. Index also stages visual and poetic interventions to circulate fragments of our archive in the wider world. The Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU is thrilled to welcome Ganesh and Ghani as its 2013-14 Artists-in-Residence with a public program featuring the artists in conversation with Gayatri Gopinath (Department of…

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February 2016

A Welcome Event for Jack Gray, Spring 2016 Artist-in-Residence

Friday, February 5, 2016, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
NYU Silver Center, Silverstein Lounge & Jurow Lecture Hall, Room 101, 100 Washington Square East (entrance at 31 Washington Place)
New York, NY 10003 United States
Two headshots of people smiling

The A/P/A Institute at NYU welcomes acclaimed dancer, choreographer, and scholar Jack Gray (Ngati Porou, Ngapuhi, Te Rarawa, Ngati Kahungunu) as its Spring 2016 Artist-in-Residence. Aotearoa (New Zealand)-based Gray will share transnational dance projects that call attention to the value of Indigenous knowledges embedded within language, text, and physical embodiments, and the possibilities that the creative arts present for Indigenous empowerment. He introduces his perspective on collaborative research and “community activation,” which will frame this semester-long residency. Gray will be…

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March 2017

#APATwenty: An Artist-in-Residence Anniversary Reunion, Part 2

Thursday, March 2, 2017, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
NYU Silver Center, Silverstein Lounge & Jurow Lecture Hall, Room 101, 100 Washington Square East (entrance at 31 Washington Place)
New York, NY 10003 United States
Illustrations of the faces of Chitra Ganesh, Suheir Hammad and Helen Zia

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 (see part 1 here) featuring former A/P/A Artists-in-Residence.  At this reunion event, Chitra Ganesh (A/P/A AIR 2013-14), Suheir Hammad (A/P/A…

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November 2018

Unruly Visions: The Aesthetic Practices of Queer Diaspora

Thursday, November 15, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
NYU Silver Center, Silverstein Lounge & Jurow Lecture Hall, Room 101, 100 Washington Square East (entrance at 31 Washington Place)
New York, NY 10003 United States
Book cover for "Unruly Visions," Black and white image of person looking directly at camera with chin resting on hands.

UPDATE: Please note that this event has a new location: NYU Silver Center, Jurow Hall, 31 Washington Place, first floor. Presented by the NYU Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Lisa Lowe (Tufts University), Tavia Nyong’o (Yale University), Licia Fiol-Matta (NYU Department of Spanish and Portuguese), and Manijeh Moradian (Barnard College) discuss Gayatri Gopinath’s (NYU Department of Social & Cultural Analysis) Unruly Visions: The Aesthetic Practices of Queer Diaspora (Duke University…

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