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SPRING 2019

Franny Choi, writer, performer, and educator will be reading from her work @ 7 pm in the RCAH Theatre. Afternoon talk on Tuesday and Workshop on Wednesday. You can read more about Franny Choi here: http://frannychoi.com/

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Dr. Martin F. Manalansan IV will be giving the 2019 Bernard Gallin Lecture in Asian Anthropology, Friday, March 29, 2019, 3:00 PM

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Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Workshops at the Women of Color Embodied Knowledge Forum, Saturday, March 23, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Anton Avanceña, PhD Candidate, University of Michigan School of Public Health, talks about "Social Determinants of Health in APIDA Communities,” Thursday, March 21, 6:45 PM, MSU Writing Center, 300 Bessey Hall

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Renowned author and activist Helen Zia will talk about her new book, Last Boat Out of Shanghai, followed by a book signing and community dinner. Friday, February 22, 2019, 4 PM

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MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. Documentary Screening and Discussion facilitated by Dr. Sitara Thobani, Assistant Professor, Residential College in the Arts and Humanities (RCAH), February 6, 2019 @ 7 PM

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For a detailed description of APA Studies Events, Co-Sponsorships, and Collaborations from 2017-2018, click here. Flyers from some of our past events are also listed below. If you have ideas for an event or a collaborative opportunity, please contact us.

FALL 2018

Eiley Fong, APA Studies student in James Madison College talks about her summer research as an intern with APIAVote. 

November 29, 2018, 6-7 pm

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Midwest Asian American Student Union (MAASU) Leadership Summit

Co-Sponsored by APA Studies

November 16-17, 2018

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Film Screening and Discussion of Crazy Rich Asians

Co-Sponsored by APA Studies 

November 16, 2018

 

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Positively Shameless Now Performance and Workshops

Co-Sponsored by APA Studies

October 30-31, 2018

 

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Film Screening and Director's Discussion of Maineland

Co-Sponsored by APA Studies 

September 17, 2018  

 

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FALL 2017

Madeline Hsu Migration Conference

 

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SPRING 2017

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VIEW PDF FOR "What does it mean to be Asian" HERE

 

FALL 2016

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SPRING 2016

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VIEW PDF for "Unlearn Unmask and Unlock" HERE

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“ACTIVISM, POLITICS AND SOCIAL MEDIA” SUMMIT featuring keynote speaker, Phil Yu, aka Angry Asian Man (internet blogger on Asian American news, media, and politics http://www.angryasianman.com/).

SUMMIT also featured representatives from Michigan's  Legislators

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center

9:00AM – 3:00PM

VIEW PDF of "ACTIVISM, POLITICS, AND SOCIAL MEDIA SUMMIT" HERE

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VIEW PDF for "Why Arent There More Women and Women of Color Leaders" HERE

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VIEW PDF for "So You Want To Be A Woman Leader" HERE

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VIEW PDF for TESTED HERE

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SPRING 2015

Please join us for a "Recognition of Fred T. Korematsu" panel and reception

WHEN: FRIDAY, January 30th
TIME: 4:00 PM (reception at 3:30 PM)
WHERE: MOSAIC Multicultural Unity Center (2nd floor of MSU Union)

Learn more about Fred Korematsu here!

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FALL 2014

APA Studies Program 10th Anniversary Gala

Saturday, October 11th (8:00-11:00PM)
East Lansing Marriott (300 M.A.C. Ave)
This Gala will be an exciting night filled with dinner, dancing, silent auction and recognitions.

Tickets: $50 adult / $80 two adult tickets*
$25 student / $40 two student tickets*
**If you are willing to help pay for a student(s) ticket, please note so.

Tickets can be purchased via credit card here: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/msu-apa-studies-10th-anniversary-gala-tickets-13098817917

Or Send Check (marked “Gala Dinner”) to:

Asian Pacific American Studies Program “Gala Dinner”

368 Farm Lane, Room S206 East Lansing, MI 48828

*All proceeds will go to the Asian Pacific American Studies Scholarship, created in 2014 to celebrate the program’s 10th anniversary and to support MSU student leaders engaged in Asian Pacific American academics and activism.

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APA Studies Program Student Advisory Board 1st Meeting!

Thursday, September 25th (7:00PM)

368 Farm Lane, Room S206 South Kedzie Hall East Lansing, MI 48828

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Friday, September 12, 2014

(11:00-2:00PM) REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED

OPEN HOUSE: Come check out the APA Studies Programs' NEW office space!

368 Farm Lane, Room S206

South Kedzie Hall

East Lansing, MI 48828

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SPRING 2014

APRIL 12, 2014

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APRIL 2, 2014

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MARCH 25, 2014

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FALL 2013

"ASIAN INVASION MYTH" SYMPOSIUM

(FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2013 @ Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center)

 

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View Trailer HERE!

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Schedule-at-a-glance:

Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, Lincoln Room

8:30—9:00 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00—3:00 PM “Asian Spartan Pride” Photo exhibition provided by MIPC (MSU International Photography Club)

9:00—9:15 Opening Remarks

9:20—10:20 “Fear or Empowerment?: ‘Asian Invasion’ in a Racist and Racialized Society” presented by D. John Lee, Ph.D, MSU Counseling Center

10:30—11:05 Screening of  film “Imported from China”

11:10—11:50 “Imported from China” panel discussion

Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, Red Cedar Room

12—12:30 PM Lunch

*Registration is required for lunch. MSU students are FREE.

12:30—1:30 Keynote multimedia presentation by

Dr. Shilpa Davé “Indian Accents and Racial Masks: Heroes, Villains, and the Science Fiction Blockbuster.”

Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, Lincoln Room

1:40—2:20 “Resisting Language of Exclusion in Diverse Communities” MSU student panel

2:20—3:00 Interactive workshop & discussion

*The cost for lunch is $10.00 for faculty/staff/community members. Students that register will receive lunch at no cost. All are welcome to attend the keynote presentation by Dr. Shilpa Davé.

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APA STUDIES PROGRAM INFORMATIONAL

(FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2013 @ BRODY SQUARE, 12:30-2PM) *See flyer below

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SPRING 2013

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Past Conferences

"Global-is-Asian: Asian Diaspora Identities in the Context of Globalization" 
3rd Annual APA Studies Conference - April 17-18th, 2009

"Asian Pacific American Intersections: Transcending Boundaries, Embracing Coalitions"
2nd Annual APA Studies Conference - April 12, 2008

"Envisioning Asian Pacific America" 
1st Annual APA Studies Conference - April 19-20th, 2007