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AAARI's Annual Gala is attended by 450+ Asian and non-Asian academic, business, civic and community leaders, faculty, staff and students. As of Fall 2014, the Asian American representation in CUNY is over 58,000, with more than 5,100 faculty and staff, 4,200 graduate students and 48,700 undergraduates of Asian heritage. There are tens of thousa ...…
 
Based on her 2015 book, Yayoi Kusama: Inventing the Singular, Prof. Midori Yamamura will discuss Japanese-born artist Yayoi Kusama and Jewish art dealer Leo Castelli, who both launched their careers in New Yorks 1950s multicultural downtown scene, where immigrants from diverse backgrounds converged after the Second World War. By the early 1960s ...…
 
In recent decades under runaway neoliberalism, foreignized and unauthorized immigrants have increasingly made political inroads by way of grassroots community activism and by sidestepping the need for formal political channels and, at times, even dismissing them. By way of nearly four years of ethnographic observation, 49 in-depth interviews, a ...…
 
Based on ten months of ethnographic fieldwork with Korean American immigrant rights organizers, and the Black and Latinx organizers with which they attempt to build solidarity, this presentation explores how the aforementioned tensions unfold in activists daily interactions as they attempt to build an interracial solidarity movement at a moment ...…
 
American Hate, offers 14 powerful, unfiltered testimonials from survivors of hate. They detail the ugly attacks they suffered and their psychological aftermath; the fear they now live with; and their anger at seeing bullying, discrimination, and violence rise because of the Trump administrations bigoted rhetoric and policies. While these person ...…
 
Presenting elements of music with comparisons between the East and West, Dr. Jeong-Seok Lee will demonstrate the distinct differences on "Shigimsae" (the Korean way of ornamentation in music) and play his oboe. He will also discuss the contributions of Shigimsae to western contemporary music. To further highlight the differences, Dr. Lee will b ...…
 
What have been the consequences for the cross-border traffic of feminism, birth control, and maternal surrogacy between India and the United States? How can these histories, and contemporary practices, deepen current struggles around feminism, imperialism, capitalism and reproductive justice? Please join us for a conversation featuring Asha Nad ...…
 
Despite the growing number of Asian American and Latino/a law students, many panethnic students still feel as if they do not belong in this elite microcosm, which reflects the racial inequalities in mainstream American society. While in law school, these studentsoften from immigrant families, and often the first to go to collegehave to fight ag ...…
 
Authors Stan Yogi and Laura Atkins will discuss their book for young students, Fred Korematsu Speaks Up, the first publication in the Fighting For Justice series. Inspired by the award-winning book for adults Wherever Theres a Fight, the Fighting for Justice series introduces young readers to real-life heroes and heroines of social progress. In ...…
 
New York City's Chinatowns are becoming increasingly inhospitable to both long-term residents and recent immigrants from working class backgrounds. Such immense changes in the landscape and intensive re-routings of both people and money can often be traced back to a political crisisthe attacks of September 11, 2001and an economic crisisthe fina ...…
 
Since 2004, the CUNY Asian American Film Festival (AAFF) has recognized and awarded over $11,400 in cash prizes to student filmmakers enrolled at the City University of New York, including City College, Brooklyn College, Hunter College, Lehman College, College of Staten Island, and Queens College. The CUNY AAFF helps to promote the artistic vis ...…
 
This talk will focus on the multiple roles that Chinese martial art schools play in their respective communities.By info@aaari.info (AAARI).
 
Although New York City is known for its diversity, it still remains largely segregated by race and ethnicity from one neighborhood to another. Sometimes the boundaries between ethnic and racial neighborhoods is separated by as little as one street. There is little day to day interaction among the different groups. Given this reality, how can we ...…
 
Playwright/performer Alvin Eng and author/choreographer Muna Tseng will read from and discuss their current theatrical/literary projects, OUR LAUNDRY, OUR TOWN and ITS ALL TRUE: GRANDFATHER.By info@aaari.info (AAARI).
 
This talk is inspired by the first Study Abroad course offered by CUNY's City College of New York to India. The course objectives examined education and multiculturalism in their broadest forms as a group of CUNY students from multiple campuses, representing diverse academic degree levels, diverse disciplines, and diverse ethnic origins, made i ...…
 
Dr. Paul Watanabe, Director of the Institute for Asian American Studies and Professor, Political Science, College of Liberal Arts, University of Massachusetts-BostonBy info@aaari.info (AAARI).
 
Since 2004, the CUNY Asian American Film Festival (AAFF) has recognized and awarded over $10,900 in cash prizes to student filmmakers enrolled at the City University of New York, including City College, Brooklyn College, Hunter College, Lehman College, College of Staten Island, and Queens College. The CUNY AAFF helps to promote the artistic vis ...…
 
By looking at historical instances of pan-Asian and pan-ethnic solidarity, this panel will identify and assess the successful strategies that were common throughout these moments of solidarity. By exploring the ways in which the formation and use of a collective identity has been mobilized as an advocacy strategy, this panel will critically loo ...…
 
This panel will explore the challenges associated with creating alliances within the APA community as well as beyond with other communities of color. By unpacking the interlocking tensions that exist across racial and ethnic lines, this panel will explore the complexities of intergenerational conflicts, intersecting identities, and diverging hi ...…
 
As the final discussion of the conference, this panel will present strategies around galvanizing the APA community to participate in proactive solidarity. By paying particular attention to media activism, this panel will engage in a conversation around interethnic dynamics, relationships, and how APA activists can center frontline leadership an ...…
 
Peter Kwong in Memoriam: Friend, Scholar, Mentor and Community Leader - AAARI ConferenceBy info@aaari.info (AAARI).
 
An examination on the role of wisdom in Buddhism. In particular, investigating the qualities of Mahayana wisdom and how this differs from worldly wisdom. By knowing this value of Mahayana wisdom, we can aspire to develop this liberating insight. This teaching draws from the contemporary Chinese Master Yinshun and his work, Synopsis on the Pract ...…
 
This will be an introductory discussion looking at the pramit of diligence. All the buddhas and bodhisattvas practice diligence. So why is it an important factor in the practice of Buddhism? What are the benefits derived from the pramit of diligence and how can we aspire to be diligent?By info@aaari.info (AAARI).
 
A brief exploration of some key issues relating to meditation in the Buddhist practice. The main focus will look at the tool of right recollection, the proper choice of mental objects, and some common misunderstandings. The aim is to help practitioners clarify some sticky issues that may present obstacles to the practice of meditation.…
 
A brief exploration of some key issues relating to meditation in the Buddhist practice. The main focus will look at the tool of right recollection, the proper choice of mental objects, and some common misunderstandings. The aim is to help practitioners clarify some sticky issues that may present obstacles to the practice of meditation.…
 
Candidates competing to represent District 20 in the New York City Council will participate in a public forum. District 20 includes Downtown Flushing, Murray Hill and Queensboro Hill. Incumbent, Peter Koo, faces a challenge from Alison Tan, a member of Queens Community Board 7. The Democratic primary will take place on Tuesday, September 12, 2017.…
 
Candidates competing to represent District 20 in the New York City Council will participate in a public forum. District 20 includes Downtown Flushing, Murray Hill and Queensboro Hill. Incumbent, Peter Koo, faces a challenge from Alison Tan, a member of Queens Community Board 7. The Democratic primary will take place on Tuesday, September 12, 2017.…
 
Candidates competing to represent District 20 in the New York City Council will participate in a public forum. District 20 includes Downtown Flushing, Murray Hill and Queensboro Hill. Incumbent, Peter Koo, faces a challenge from Alison Tan, a member of Queens Community Board 7. The Democratic primary will take place on Tuesday, September 12, 2017.…
 
The outpouring of boundary-pushing novels, paintings, ballets, music, and design was so profuse that it belies the brevity of the era (19181929). Among them was the fascinating and supremely talented painter Pan Yu Liang, the first woman from China selected for a scholarship at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. This talk, based on Prof. Charles Riley's ...…
 
Candidates competing to represent District 20 in the New York City Council will participate in a public forum. District 20 includes Downtown Flushing, Murray Hill and Queensboro Hill. Incumbent, Peter Koo, faces a challenge from Alison Tan, a member of Queens Community Board 7. The Democratic primary will take place on Tuesday, September 12, 2017.…
 
Candidates competing to represent District 20 in the New York City Council will participate in a public forum. District 20 includes Downtown Flushing, Murray Hill and Queensboro Hill. Incumbent, Peter Koo, faces a challenge from Alison Tan, a member of Queens Community Board 7. The Democratic primary will take place on Tuesday, September 12, 2017.…
 
Dr. Redmonds lucid new translation dispels much of the obscurity of this often enigmatic text, making it understandable for any interested reader. He will show how recent archeological discoveries and advances in Chinese linguistics shed light on the ancient meanings. His translation has been praised as an excellent point of entry into the fasc ...…
 
Prof. Navin Singh will present on his book, Multilingual Trends in a Globalized World, and discuss evolving language education trends, multilingualism in terms of prospects and challenges, by drawing on examples and case studies from around the world.By info@aaari.info (AAARI).
 
The obesity epidemic is a widely recognized global health issue affecting all races and ethnic groups including Chinese Americans. A survey research study was conducted to explore the dietary beliefs and obesity prevention behaviors of Chinese Americans in the New York and Los Angeles county regions. A multi-state approach was used to compare E ...…
 
In conjunction with the Museum of Chinese in America's new exhibition, FOLD Golden Venture Paper Structures, which presents the story of passengers of the Golden Venture which ran aground in 1993, MOCA is screening the 1994 award-winning documentary Snakeheads Chinese Mafia and the New Slave TradeBy info@aaari.info (AAARI).
 
This conference is intended to create a pipeline for young student leaders by providing a forum where diverse women leaders in civics, community services, education and business can come together to mentor and provide diverse CUNY women students with an opportunity to hear about career trajectories, challenges faced and overcome, and what leade ...…
 
AAARI's Annual Gala is attended by 450+ Asian and non-Asian academic, business, civic and community leaders, faculty, staff and students. As of Fall 2014, the Asian American representation in CUNY is over 58,000, with more than 5,100 faculty and staff, 4,200 graduate students and 48,700 undergraduates of Asian heritage. There are tens of thousa ...…
 
Born out of an era of tremendous suffering, Aikido is unique among martial arts. The founder, Morihei Ueshiba, was a highly skilled warrior who, after witnessing the destruction of World War II, turned toward peace and non-violence. With a slight shift in emphasis, he discovered that the lethal moves he once practiced could be used to defeat an ...…
 
Russell C. Leong presenting on Asian American Matters: A New York Anthology for the Guangdong University of Foreign Studies Second International Forum 2017.By info@aaari.info (AAARI).
 
Malaysian American writer Chin Woon Ping will read Dadah: A Meditation on Opium, featured in CUNY FORUM Volume 3:1, which evokes the times and life of the overseas Chinese who grew up in Malacca, Malaysia, once a British port for the opium trade. In prose and poetry, in the form of a linked imaginary historical diary, Chin recounts her own fami ...…
 
This talk explores the close and constitutive relationship between Asian immigration and struggles for migrant justice. How can we understand the continuing impacts of the seminal role that Chinese and later Asian exclusion played in creating the infrastructure of immigration in the United States?By info@aaari.info (AAARI).
 
How is nursing tied to histories of capitalist imperialism in India and the United States? How was it divided by gender, race, class, caste, sexuality, region and religion? How do we find the stories of marginalized women workers in the archives? What happens when we ask Indian nurses about their own life stories? A talk that traces the shiftin ...…
 
Filmmaker Alvin Tsang will screen and discuss his documentary, Reunification, a personal tale of confronting the delicate images of a once intact family affected by immigration. Alvin examines the legacy of his familys immigration to Los Angeles from Hong Kong through family photos, old videos and interviews.…
 
The qin, the Ancient Chinese seven stringed zither is one of the four refined arts traditionally pursued for self-cultivation. (The other three are painting, calligraphy, and chess.) Dr. Mingmei Yip will discuss the interrelation of two of these arts: qin and calligraphy. Chinese aesthetic theories of the two arts will be discussed, especially ...…
 
Author Ed Lin will discuss and read from his new novel, Incensed, part of the Taipei Night Market Novel Series. The sequel to his 2014 mystery novel, Ghost Month, Incensed is set during Taiwans Mid-Autumn Moon Festivalalso known as Chinese Thanksgiving.By info@aaari.info (AAARI).
 
When Olivier and Rui joined their parents at the age of seven as undocumented immigrants in Paris, neither of them knew if they would ever belong to their new city. When Xue left China as a political refugee at the age of 40, he brought to Paris the taste of home with his frying pan. Their stories and those of other Chinese immigrants go quietl ...…
 
From the mid-1970s through the mid-1980s, a Polish Jew named Emile Bocian, extensively photographed and documented New York Citys Chinese community for The China Post, a Chinese-language daily paper. Billing itself as The Voice of the American Chinese, The China Post was in publication from 1972 through 1986. At its height, the paper saw a nati ...…
 
Drs. Daisy Ball and Nicholas D. Hartlep will discuss their latest volume, Asian/Americans, Education, and Crime: The Model Minority as Victim and Perpetrator, and how their book contributes to a limited amount of scholarly writing so that researchers, policymakers, and educators can gain a deeper and more nuanced understanding of the relationsh ...…
 
How does Asian American identity shift or expand when considered in a queer context? What contradictions and conflicts arise? We will explore the intersection between queer and Asian American identities through the personal narratives told both in front and behind the camera in Andrew Ahns film work. Through the process of filmmaking, Ahn striv ...…
 
Among the hundreds of thousands of survivors confined to refugee camps in the wake of the Khmer Rouge genocide, approximately 10,000 Cambodian refugees were eventually "resettled" in the Bronx over the course of the 1980s and '90s. Chronicling their unfinished odyssey, through the eyes of one woman, Ra Pronh, Unsettled tells the story of an imm ...…
 
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