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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

A Matter of Rats 4/25/14 6PM - 8PM 2014-04-25 18:00:00 2014-04-25 20:00:00

Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY 25 West 43rd Street
Room 1000
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Amitava Kumar will read from his new non-fiction work, A Matter of Rats (Duke University Press, Spring 2013). It is not only the past...

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

Global Slavery 5/2/14 6PM - 8PM 2014-05-02 18:00:00 2014-05-02 20:00:00

Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY 25 West 43rd Street
Room 1000
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What does the history of 19th century Chinese coolie migration offer to present day debates on labor exploitation? Dr. Lisa Yun will...

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

CUNY Conference on Rethinking NYC's Asian American Communities 5/5/14 8:30AM - 5PM 2014-05-05 08:30:00 2014-05-05 17:00:00

CUNY Graduate Center 365 Fifth Avenue
Concourse Level
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Over the last 2 decades, the Asian American population in New York City has exploded with 110% growth, and is more diverse than ever,...

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

New Modern Chinese Women and Gender Politics 5/9/14 6PM - 8PM 2014-05-09 18:00:00 2014-05-09 20:00:00

Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY 25 West 43rd Street
Room 1000
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Dr. Ya-chen Chen will discuss her new book, New Modern Chinese Women and Gender Politics: The Centennial of the End of the Qing Dynasty....

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

Garbage, a Dark Side of Civilization: A Philosophical Dialogue 4/4/14 6PM - 8PM

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As the world's population and consumption of goods continues to grow at an exponential rate, waste management and storage has rapidly...

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

No Writer Is An Island: Hawai'i Writing Is More Than Regional 3/28/14 6PM - 8PM

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Since 1978, Bamboo Ridge Press has published literature by and about the people of Hawaiʻi that reflects Hawai‘i culture, an island...

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

The Power of Listening: Hearing Voiceless Voices 3/14/14 6PM - 8PM

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Rev. Dr. T. Kenjitsu Nakagaki believes that Asian values such as “listening” are as valuable as the western values of “talking.”  “Express...

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

Unlocking the Model Minority Stereotype of Asians in Various Global Contexts 2/28/14 6PM - 8:30PM

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The Asian model minority stereotype is like a bikini. What the myth reveals is suggestive, but what it conceals is vital for its use and...

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

A Conversation on Asian American Art with Tomie Arai 2/21/14 6PM - 8PM

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Visual artist Tomie Arai will shares her thoughts and observations about art, activism, and the Asian American movement in a dialogue with...

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

Financial Jumpstart 2014! 2/1/14 9:30AM - 3:30PM

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Make 2014 the year to take control of your personal finances and build a path for a successful business. Learn from experts on personal...

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

Financial Jumpstart 2014! 1/25/14 9:30AM - 3:30PM

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Make 2014 the year to take control of your personal finances and build a path for a successful business. Learn from experts on personal...

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

Growing Up in Transnational Worlds: A Comparative Look at Chinese and Dominican Americans 12/13/13 6PM - 8PM

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Speaker: Vivian Louie Transnationalism refers to the phenomenon of immigrants maintaining connections to their country of origin, and...

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

Two Billion Eyes: The Story of China Central Television 12/6/13 6PM - 8PM

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With over 1.2 billion viewers globally, including millions in the United States, China Central Television (CCTV) reaches the world’s single...

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

The Production and Consumption of Inter-Asian Love Dramas in Taiwan 11/15/13 6PM - 8PM

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This talk uses inter-Asian television  love dramas to illustrate the issues pertinent to the discussions on the concept of "East Asian pop...

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

Microagressions and the LGBT Community 11/8/13 6PM - 8PM

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Dr. Kevin Nadal will discuss his new book, That's So Gay!: Microagressions and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community....

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

CUNY FORUM: Advancing Asian American Studies @ CUNY and APA Communities 11/4/13 9AM - 5PM

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This year’s conference will focus on the intersection of Asian American Studies and the community. The format will be interactive....

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

Chinese Martial Arts as a Path Towards Mindfulness and Physical Health 11/1/13 6PM - 8PM

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Chinese martial arts or Kung Fu as it's known today, was developed by soldiers and ancient warriors as way of self defense. Over the...

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

Koreans in North America: Their Twenty-First Century Experiences 10/25/13 6PM - 8PM

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Pyong Gap Min, Editor of Koreans in North America, will discuss this new and only anthology of  Koreans’ experiences in the U.S. and...

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

Birthplace with Buried Stones 10/18/13 6PM - 8PM

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Poet and Distinguished Professor, Meena Alexander will read from her new book of poetry, Birthplace with Buried Stones, and engage in a...

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

Chinese American Literary Studies in China Today 9/20/13 6PM - 8PM

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This lecture will focus on the recent development of Chinese American literature teaching and research in China, by presenting both the...

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

Wang Luobin, King of Songs of Western China 8/23/13 5:30PM - 8PM

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A delegation from Xinjiang, China will make a presentation on the life and work of Wang Luobin and also exhibit art and stamp...

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

2013 CUNY Asian American Film Festival 5/31/13 6PM - 9PM

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Winner ($200) and runner-up ($100) prizes will be awarded for each of the following categories: Fiction | Documentary | Experimental ...

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

BIG FLOWER EATER: Asian History and American Theater 5/10/13 6PM - 8PM

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Speakers: Victoria Linchong, Kim Chinh & Katherine Yew Join Victoria Linchong, Kim Chinh and Katherine Yew in a conversation about...

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

Exploring Spanish and American Colonialism to Post-Colonialism: A Filipina American's Creative Process 5/3/13 6PM - 8PM

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Speaker: Angel Velasco Shaw Filmmaker Angel Velasco Shaw will screen her first two experimental documentaries and discuss the creative...

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

Tour of Multiethnic Chinatown 5/3/13 10:30AM - 12PM

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This program is part of Ideas City, by the New Musem. New York City is one of the most diverse metropolises in the world. With its...

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

Tenure and Promotion at CUNY 5/2/13 3:30PM - 5:30PM

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Come hear from CUNY academic leadership and tenured faculty from the STEM, Social Science and Arts & Humanities disciplines about what you...

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

Raising Money to Tell Stories 4/19/13 6PM - 8PM

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Asian American Women Media Makers is a working group founded by a few filmmakers in the spring of 2012. What started out as a monthly...

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

COMFORT WOMEN WANTED 4/5/13 6PM - 8PM

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Speaker: Chang-Jin Lee Chang-Jin Lee's video artwork, COMFORT WOMEN WANTED, brings to light the memory of 200,000 young women, referred...

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

Three Trees: Alberto Giacometti's Art as Theatre and History 3/15/13 6PM - 8PM

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Playwright Alvin Eng and Art Historian Laurie Wilson will discuss Eng’s play, “Three Trees,” a historical drama that explores the unique...

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

China: From Cartier to Confucius 3/8/13 6PM - 8PM

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As the glistening Cartier sign, the visually arresting skyscrapers, and the shining BMWs and Ferraris scream out China's unprecedented...

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

Chinese, English, Spanish: Writing a Third Literature of the Americas 12/14/12 5:30PM - 9:30PM

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 Program 5:30PM to 6:30PM Reception with light refreshments (Limited to first 50 RSVPs) 7:15PM to 9:15PM Panel Discussion &...

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

Luis Francia: A Filipino Writer in the World 12/7/12 6PM - 8PM

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"I want to write in rooms where I have traveled with you, the view from windows, of red-brick buildings, but also of thatched roofs and...

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

God & Tao: Western and Eastern Traditions 10/26/12 6PM - 8PM

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Are the concepts of God and Tao related? Is there light within us? How can we integrate Western and Eastern traditions for modern humanity?...

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

Identity and Perception: A Digital Voyage of a Filipino Visual Artist 10/12/12 6PM - 8PM

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A Filipino visual artist, Jun-Jun Sta. Ana will discuss the digital exploration of identity and perception through photography-based...

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