The Gallery at the Asian/Pacific/American Institute presents two to three exhibitions per year, focusing on the work of both emerging and established artists of Asian/Pacific... Read More
The Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University recognizes that as the world becomes connected at higher speeds on a certain level, international cultural connection, translation and a shared re-imagined space come increasingly into play. A/P/A Institute aims to promote discourse on Asian/Pacific America defying traditional boundaries, spanning Asia, to the Americas, through the Atlantic and [...]
Each year, New York University hosts an acclaimed artist to hold residency with its Asian/Pacific/American Institute. Artists-in-Residence are invited to bring their notoriety, artistic work, and history of involvement with the Asian/Pacific American community to NYU. The Artist-in-Residence uses his/her time at A/P/A to create important new work, artistic retrospectives, forums, or conferences. Scholars, fellow [...]
The Asian/Pacific/American (A/P/A) Institute connects New York’s Asian/Pacific American (A/PA) communities with students and scholars, promoting exchanges of knowledges to encourage change. Founded in 1996 in response to student interest, the A/P/A Institute nurtures the production of academic, literary, and artistic work about the largely marginalized experience of A/PAs. The building of collections and archives [...]
In Who We Be: The Colorization of America (forthcoming Fall 2013), Jeff Chang (Can’t Stop Won’t Stop, Stanford) carefully analyzes the gaps between what we see and what we think. He asks us to consider, how did multiculturalists, in fact, win the culture wars? And despite the change in our visual culture and the proliferation [...]
Sovereign Pedagogies: Two Talks and Spoken Word from Hawai‘i to Palestine Thursday, May 2, 2013 Noelani Goodyear-Ka‘ōpua discusses her new book, The Seeds We Planted: Portraits of a Native Hawaiian Charter School (University of Minnesota Press, March 2013). Hālau Kū Māna is one of the only Hawaiian culture-based charter schools in urban Honolulu. Goodyear-Ka‘ōpua reveals [...]
THE RED TAPES, 1977-79 Saturday, April 13, 2013 A screening of Naeem Mohaiemen’s United Red Army (The Young Man Was, Part 1) (70 min, 2012), based on tapes of the 1977 negotiations between the Japanese hijacker of JAL 472 and the control tower in Bangladesh, along with a selection of films from the Afghan Films [...]
The Hanging on Union Square: A celebration of the life and work of H.T. Tsiang Thursday March 28, 2013
Responding to Disaster in Working-Class New York: Housing and Community After Hurricane Sandy Monday, December 3, 2012
October 6, 2012 Beasts of the ‘Northern’ Wild: Why Benh Zeitlin’s Indie Film is So Important A 2012 Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life Lunch Session Saturday, October 6, 2012
Renaissance Renegade: A Jessica Hagedorn Retrospective
Interview with William F. Wu William F. Wu speaks on his collection. Interview conducted by curator Jeff Yang. Video shot and edited by Stephanie Ching.
To help visualize and inform about the Jack G. Shaheen Collection just donated to the NYU Tamiment Library, filmmaker Stephanie Ching (NYU ’10), A/P/A Institute Archives Scholar Amita Manghnani (NYU ’11), and Greta Scharnweber (Associate Director, NYU Kevorkian Center) collaborated to create a film trailer about the Collection.
– The Master Archivist