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Asian/Pacific Islander Heritage

Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2017

All events are free and open to the public and made possible through the support of the Student Government Association and International Student Services.

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April 2017

Monday, April 3, 2017  •  3:00 - 5:00 pm
Technology Center, Room 8373

Book Discussion: “The Essential Haiku, Versions of Basho, Buson and Issa,” Edited by Robert Hass.
Enjoy Food and Conversation!
Presenter: Don Iannucci


Thursday, April 6, 2017  •  12:30 - 1:30 pm
Academic II, Room 2206

Making Waves: The Challenges of a New Culture
Enjoy Food and Conversation!
Presenters: RCC’s Asian-Pacific Islander Students and International Student Services


Monday, April 17, 2017  •  10:00 - 11:30 am
Student Union, Room 3214

Civil Rights and Asian America
What is the Model Minority Myth, or Perpetual Foreigner Stereotype?
Did you know that the majority of Muslims are of Asian descent?
Presenters: Cathy Dang, Executive Director of CAAAV, and Dr. Shamika Mitchell

Sponsored by the Center for Muslim Life and the Muslim Student Association.


Monday, April 24, 2017  •  10:00 - 10:50 am
Technology Center, Ellipse

Japanese Internment: Reflections on Japanese Internment in World War II—75 Years After an Injustice
Presenter: David Lucander


Monday, April 24, 2017  •  6:00 - 8:00  pm
Student Union, Room 3214

Elements of Style: Moana Film Screening
Pizza and refreshments will be served!


Wednesday, April 26, 2017  •  1:00 - 2:00 pm
Technology Center, Room 8322

CETL Lecture: Infusing Southeast Asian Literary Studies into the Undergraduate Curriculum
Presenter: Dr. Shamika Mitchell


Wednesday, April 26, 2017  •  3:00 - 4:00 pm
Academic II, Room 2206

Open Discussion on Asian Adoption: Perspectives of an Adoptive Mother
Presenter: Katie Berry