In Case You Missed It!

On this page, you will find video recordings of some of our remote events from this year.

Straight A's: Asian American College Students in Their Own Words

Published in 2018, Straight A’s: Asian American College Students in Their Own Words explores the "model minority" stereotype, as well as themes of discrimination, immigrant communities, heritage, and belonging told from the perspective Asian American students at Harvard University.

On February 22 @ 6pm EST, EMR hosted a panel discussion with the book's editors, Christine Yano and Neal K. Adolph Akatsuka, and some of the book's student contributors.

This event was co-sponsored by the Harvard Asian American Alumni AllianceCoalition for a Diverse Harvard, and the Harvard Task Force for Asian American Progressive Advocacy and Studies.


Indigenous Women Convening for Peace, Justice, and Reconciliation

The Indigenous Women Convening on Peace, Justice, and Reconciliation brought together Indigenous scholars and women leaders from seven indigenous socio-cultural zones of the world to share stories of war and conflicts in their territories and find collective ways of ideating indigenous conflict resolution and peace-making processes.

Organized by the Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, Rights, the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, and the Scholars at Risk Program; with support from the Center for the Study of World Religions; the Religion, Conflict and Peace Initiative; the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures; the Harvard College Writing Program; HUNAP; the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs; and the Global Alliance of Indigenous Peoples, Gender, Justice, and Peace.


Advancing Justice: Responses to Anti-Asian Racism in the U.S.


Han Lu, Senior Policy Analyst, National Employment Law Project

christina ong, PhD Student, Department of Sociology, University of Pittsburgh

Elena Shih, Manning Assistant Professor of American Studies and Ethnic Studies, Brown University

Moderator: Vivian Shaw, College Fellow, Department of Sociology, Harvard University; Co-Principal Investigator, AAPI COVID-19 Project

Hosted by the Harvard University Asia Center. Sponsored by Harvard University Asia Center; Co-sponsored by the Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, Rights​, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard-Yenching Institute, Korea Institute, Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, and Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies.