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Feb 12

Lunar New Year

Friday, February 12, 2021 5:00 PM - Friday, February 12, 2021 6:00 PM at Zoom

Come with your favorite recipes and stories and be in community as we celebrate the beginning of the Year of the Ox!

Feb 19

The Kamala Harris Era? Asian/Black/Biracial Identities, Communities, and Politics

Friday, February 19, 2021 4:00 PM - Friday, February 19, 2021 5:00 PM at Zoom

Has Kamala Harris opened up a new era? Come join the conversation with experts on race relations!

Apr 16

Conversation with Charles Yu

Friday, April 16, 2021 4:00 PM - Friday, April 16, 2021 5:00 PM at Zoom

Hear from Charles Yu as he discusses his book, Interior Chinatown, and his experiences as an Asian American.

Sep 17

Welcome Reception Fall 2021

Friday, September 17, 2021 5:00 PM - Friday, September 17, 2021 7:00 PM at

Join APA Studies for a warm reception.

Oct 20

Blood, Spit, and Paper: Telling the Story of Warfare from Inside the Interrogation Room

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 4:30 PM - Wednesday, October 20, 2021 5:30 PM at Zoom

What happens when we begin the story of warfare from inside the interrogation room? Examining the interrogator and the interrogatee.

Nov 12

APAGA Brunch

Friday, November 12, 2021 11:00 AM at People's Kitchen

Join the Asian Pacific American Graduate Alliance for brunch!

Dec 2

Book Flash Talks

Thursday, December 2, 2021 4:15 PM - Thursday, December 2, 2021 5:15 AM at Book Flash Talks

A discussion of recently published books by APA Studies faculty.

Jan 29

OUR STORIES: An Introduction to South Asian America

Saturday, January 29, 2022 7:00 PM at Virtual

Come join conversation about South Asian American experience!

Mar 16

At the Intersections: How APIDA and LGBTQ Identities Impact Identity Development

Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at Berkey Hall 207

How does the intersection of Asian American identity intersect with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) identities?

Mar 18

Enacting Inclusive Futures: A Symposium on APIDA/A Communities

Friday, March 18, 2022 at In-person and Zoom

Check out the APIDA/A symposium!

Mar 28

"The Missing Stories: South Asian American history from the 1800s to Now"

Monday, March 28, 2022 6:00 PM at

SAADA’s Executive Director Samip Mallick will cover how communities come to be excluded from the archival record and how we can address these absences.

Apr 5

Leonard Gilman Lecture: “Funny - You Don’t Look Jewish!”

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 5:30 PM - Tuesday, April 5, 2022 7:00 PM at MSU Kellogg Center Auditorium

Explore the intersections of race, religion, and Jewish identity in the context of mixedrace families in contemporary U.S. society.

Apr 6

Re-Appropriating Culture: Japonisme in Contemporary Japan and the U.S.

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 7:00 PM at Zoom

Examine the divergent ways that Claude Monet’s painting La Japonaise (1876) was presented to the viewing public in Japan and the United States.