Asian American Studies

2020 Feb 21

The Wave: Harvard's Asian Art and Literary Magazine Launch Party

6:30pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Lowell House Common Room
Wave Launch Party + Open Mic!

Want to celebrate work made by Asian-American arists and writers? The first edition of The Wave will be released! There will be hors d'oeuvres and a reception at 6:30, with opening remarks starting at 7:00, and an open mic right after!

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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. 

Registration: 

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.

2019 Apr 22

Writing Asian America: A Reading and Conversation with Three Poets

4:15pm to 6:45pm

Location: 

S030, Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

Sponsor: Harvard University Asia Center

Co-Sponsors: the Korea Center, Asian American Studies Working Group, the Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, Rights

A reading and conversation with poets Tamiko Beyer, Paul Tran, and Emily Yoon.

TAMIKO BEYER is the author of the poerty collections Last Days (forthcoming) and We Come Elemental. Her work has been publisjed in Black Warrior Review, Denver Quarterly, Literary Hub, the Rumpus, Dusie, and elsewhere. She is a Kundiman and VONA fellow and a...

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2019 Apr 11

Artist Talk: "Word Becomes Flesh:" A Conversation with Trinh Mai

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

12 Quincy Street, Barker 024

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.

In addition to Trinh Mai's talk, there will be a screening of Honoring Life: The Work of...

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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. 

This event is part of the...

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2019 Mar 07

by way of protest + magic: imagining a career that doesn't exist by Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

12 Quincy Street, Barker Center, Room 024, McFadden Room

Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis, PhD, is Curator of Asian Pacific American Studies at the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center. He is also founding director of the Washington, DC-based arts nonprofit The Asian American Literary Review. He is also the 2019 recipient of the Association of Asian American Studies Early Career Achievement Award.

This event is part of the series, Conversations on Asia America: A Speaker Series on Asian American Creative and Scholarly Work. 

This event is generously funded by the Committee for the Provostial Fund...

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2019 Mar 07

urgent (self)care: a pop-up wellness space with Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis and Mimi Khúc

Registration Closed 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

2 Arrow Street, Room 408

Please join us for this lunch workshop and use the RSVP link below to let us know you're coming. 

Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis, PhD is Curator of Asian Pacific American Studies at the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center. He is also founding director of the Washington, DC-based arts nonprofit The Asian American Literary Review.

This event is part of the series, Conversations on Asia America: A Speaker Series on Asian American Creative and Scholarly Work. 

This event is generously funded by the Committee for the Provostial Fund for the Arts...

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