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Read about UC San Diego events celebrating Asian and Pacific-Islander American heritage.

Download the 2014 8th Annual Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Celebration Events Flyer.

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Thursday, April 24

That's So Gay: Microaggressions and the LGBT Community

Leading Researcher Dr. Kevin Nadal speaks on understanding the impacts of microagressions, or subtle forms of discrimination,on the mental and physical health of people of color in the LGBT community and other marginalized groups.

Thursday, May 1

8th Annual Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Celebration Kick-Off

Join us for our launch at lunch featuring Thomas Hom, student cultural presentations, and community recognition.

Friday, May 2

Delano Manongs: Forgotten Heroes of the United Farm Workers. Coalition and Contention: Manongs and Compadres

Film and talk with Marissa Aroy and Dr. Gerardo Arellano

Friday, May 9

“Eating Asian America: A Food Studies Reader”

Book presentation by Dr. Rober Ji-Song Ku, Dr. Martin F. Manalansan IV, & Dr. Anita Mannur

Gender Buffet: “The Grace Lee Project”

A dialogue on the representation of Asian American women in media.

Sunday, May 11

Triton Int’l Leaders Spring Talent Show

Join the third annual spring talent showcase feat. int’l students from around the globe and other diverse acts from on-campus student orgs.

  • 3:30P
  • Int’l Center Courtyard
  • Info: Website

Wednesday, May 14

Asian/Asian American Psychology

A panel by UCSD Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) on issues facing Asian American mental health. Will include Dr. Koko Nishi, Dr. Sam Park, & Dr. Sherry Shaw.

Thursday, May 15

Asian Food Fusion Mixer by Twisted Hutt

Seating limited to 50.

“Asian America: Sociological and Interdisciplinary Approaches” Book Talk w/ Dr. Robyn Rodriguez

Tuesday, May 20

“State of Asia America: Empire, Romance, & Haunting”

Graduate student panel with Anthony Kim (Literature), Thủy Linh Nguyễn (Ethnic Studies), & Davorn Sisavath (Ethnic Studies).

Wednesday, May 21

Queer Asian & Pacific Islander Dialogue

Build community with other LGBT API identified students, staff, and facutly.

Tuesday, May 27

Dialogue on Asian Parenting and Asian American Children with Windi Sasaki

  • 6-8P
  • Cross-Cultural Center

Wednesday, May 28

The “Other” Students: Filipino Americans, Education, and Power

Co-editors Dina Maramba and Rick Bonus discuss their latest book, the first of its kind to focus specifically on Filipino Americans in education.

Thursday, May 29

“For the Yoga” Workshop w/ Mindy Tran

  • 12-1P
  • Cross-Cultural Center

Monday, June 2

“Polynesian Panthers” Film Screening

Maori and other Pacific Islanders address racism, colonization, and capitalism influenced by the Black Panther Movement in the United States.

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