Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies Working Group

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2020 Feb 15

Film Screening: The Love Boat

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Emerson Hall, Room 101

 

Join the Taiwanese Cultural Society for a screening of the film LOVE BOAT: TAIWAN followed by a Q&A session with the writer/producer/director Valerie Soe!
Dinner and good conversation will be provided!
Below is a description of the film if you'd like to learn more:
Valerie Soe, LOVE BOAT: TAIWAN’s writer, producer and director is an award-winning filmmaker, artist, and writer. Since 1986 she has produced more than 22 short films and documentaries that have...

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2020 Feb 21

Transpacific Publics Lecture Series: Translating Across Time and Space: A Conversation with Cindy Nguyen and Quan Tue Tran

Registration Closed 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

2 Arrow Street, Room 408, Cambridge, MA 02138

Translating Across Time and Space: A Conversation with Cindy Nguyen and Quan Tue Tran

Join us for lunch, a short film screening and discussion, and a conversation in radical storytelling by Cindy Nguyen and Quan Tran. 

If you are planning to attend, please sign up at the link. 

Coordinated by the Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies Working Group. Cosponsored by the Committee on Degrees in History & Literature and the Provostial Fund for Arts & Humanities. 

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Jewel

Jewel Pereyra

Student Coordinator, Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies Working Group
Jewel Pereyra is a scholar of contemporary Asian American literature and performance. Her areas of focus primarily include: 20th-21st Century American... Read more about Jewel Pereyra
2019 Oct 25

Lunchtime Talk with R. Zamora Linmark

12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, Rights, 2 Arrow Street, Room 408, Cambridge, MA 02138

R. Zamora Linmark

Students are invited to a discussion over lunch with R. Zamora Linmark. 

This event is co-sponsored by the Committee on Degrees in History & Literature, the Asia Center, and the English department.

2019 Oct 24

R. Zamora Linmark: Reading and Q&A

6:30pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall, Basement Seminar Room

R. Zamora Linmark

Writer R. Zamora Linmark will offer a reading and respond to questions afterward. 

This event is co-sponsored by the Committee on Degrees in History & Literature, the Asia Center, and the English department.

Alam

Eram Alam

Assistant Professor, History of Medicine
Faculty Director, Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies Working Group

Eram Alam specializes in the history of medicine, with a particular emphasis on globalization, migration, and health during the twentieth century.

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2019 Apr 12

Art Workshop: "That We Should Be Heirs:" Letting Go and Reclaiming Our Inherited Strength

Registration Closed 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

2 Arrow Street, Suite 420

Trinh Mai is an interdisciplinary, California-based artist whose work is driven by the storytelling of personal memories, family roots, and shared spiritual connections, identities, and histories.

She has exhibited widely and served as the resident artist for UC Irvine’s Vietnamese American Oral History Project, Project Director for the Vietnamese American Arts & Letters Association, and Curator at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts.

Lunch will be served. Please RSVP at the link below. 

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2018 Nov 16

Demystifying the Senior Thesis: Panel and Mixer

Registration Closed 11:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

2 Arrow St., Room 408

Join the Asian American Working Group, Widener Librarians, Writing Center staff, graduate students and thesis writers for a “how to” panel on writing a Senior Thesis. For the first half, a panel of experienced academic researchers and writers will talk about skills and strategies for how to develop, research, and write a thesis in various disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields.

The second half of our event will be an informal mixer where you can meet others interested in similar subjects, methods, and resources. The event will focus on History & Literature, Social Sciences...

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2018 Oct 12

Asian American Studies Working Group Meeting

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

2 Arrow St., room 408
The Asian American Studies Working Group (AASWG) is a space of interdisciplinary collaboration between faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates pursuing scholarship on Asian American and Pacific Islander (API) histories, experiences, and intellectual traditions. Its goals are to build scholarly community, to explore major debates and developments in API Studies, and to enrich the research pursued by its members across Harvard University. Read more about Asian American Studies Working Group Meeting

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