Events

In partnership with the Undergraduate Advisory Board (UAB) and the Graduate Asian American Students Association (GASAM), ASAM hosts special events, programs, conferences, and workshops including academic lectures, book talks, community-based internships, film screenings, cultural performances, and reading groups. Among these events are three ongoing series: our formal scholarly lectures in the Asian America Across the Disciplines program our informal Food for Thought program, and our annual Yoonmee Chang Memorial Lecture.


Asian American Across the Disciplines with Rorng Sorn, Director of Immigrant Affairs and Language Access Services at Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services (BHIDS)

Mar 13, 2024 at

McNeil 473

Asian American Across the Disciplines with Rorng Sorn, Director of Immigrant Affairs and Language Access Services at Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Ser


Mental Health and Immigrants with Dr. Denise Ziya Berte, Director of Peaceful Family Project

Mar 13, 2024 at

McNeil 473

CLALSES present Dr. Denise Berte Ziya, Clinical Psychologist specialized in Trauma and Refugees, hosted by


Asian American Across the Disciplines with Paige Joki, Esq., Staff Attorney, Education Law Center

Mar 14, 2024 at

SNF Paideia Program and Asian America Across the Disciplines Series Spring 2024 present Race and Education with Paige Joki, Esq., Staff Attorney, Education Law Center.


Food for Thought with Linda M. Pheng, Assistant Professor of Graduate School of Education

Mar 15, 2024 at

McNeil 473

Please join us for a Food for Thought with Linda M. Pheng, Assistant Professor of Graduate School of Education.


Food for Thought with Weirong Guo, Panda Express Postdoctoral Fellow in Asian American Studies

Mar 20, 2024 at

McNeil 473

Please join us for a Food for Thought with  Weirong Guo, Panda Express Postdoctoral Fellow in Asian American Studies, who will be offerin


Asian America Across the Disciplines with Sāgar Kāmath, interdisciplinary artist

Mar 21, 2024 at

McNeil 473

Join Asian America Across the Disciplines with Sāgar Kāmath, interdisciplinary artist. Hosted by ASAM Senior Lecturer Dr.


Asian American Across the Disciplines with Cara McClellan, Director of the Advocacy for Racial and Civil Justice Clinic and Practice, Penn Associate Professor of Law, and Debbie Wei, Founding Member of Asian Americans United (AAU)

Mar 21, 2024 at

SNF Paideia Program and Asian America Across the Disciplines Series Spring 2024 present Race and Housing with Cara McClellan, Director of the Advocacy for Racial and Civil Justice


Beyond Borders: Navigating the Currents of Transnational Activism and Solidarity Symposium

Mar 22, 2024 at

Arch 108

The Asian American Studies Program (ASAM) presents "Beyond Borders: Navigating the Currents of Transnational Activism and Solidarity”


The Yoonmee Chang Memorial Lecture 2024 with Celeste Ng, bestselling and award-winning writer

Mar 27, 2024 at

McNeil Atrium, 2nd Floor

The Yoonmee Chang Memorial Lecture 2024 with Celeste Ng.


Asian American Across the Disciplines with Taylor Pacheco, Esq., Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity

Mar 28, 2024 at

SNF Paideia Program and Asian America Across the Disciplines Series Spring 2024 present Race and Criminal Justice with Taylor Pacheco, Esq., Phila


Existence as Resistance: ASAM Fellows 2024 Spring Symposium

Mar 30, 2024 at

Arch 108

The Asian American Studies Program (ASAM) would like to invite you to participate in the event "Existence as Resistance: ASAM Fellows Spring 2024 Symposium,” which will take place on Saturday, Marc


Asian America Across the Disciplines with Councilmember Nina Ahmad

Apr 3, 2024 at

McNeil 473

Join us for the Asian American Across the Disciplines Series in conversation with Councilmember Nina Ahmad.


Asian American Across the Disciplines with with Jennifer Lee, Professor of Law at Temple University, and Samuel Jones, Eastern Regional Director Restaurant Opportunities Centers

Apr 4, 2024 at

SNF Paideia Program and Asian America Across the Disciplines Series Spring 2024 present Race and Labor with


Reading with Mira Jacobs, Author of Good Talk

Apr 8, 2024 at

Kelly Writers House

Celebrating South Asian women in conversation with Mira Jacobs, novelist, memoirist, illustrator, and cultural critic.


Talk-Story Leadership: On Global Asias And Taboo Subjects with Christine Yano, Professor of Anthropology at the University of Hawaii

Apr 9, 2024 at

Claudia Cohen Hall 402

Center for East Asian Studies invites you to join Christine Yano, Professor of Anthropology at the University of Hawaii for the presentation: "Talk-Story Leadership: On Global Asias And Taboo Subje


Asian American Across the Disciplines with Stephen Damianos, president and founder of Penn Undergraduates for Refugee Empowerment

Apr 9, 2024 at

SNF Paideia Program and Asian America Across the Disciplines Series Spring 2024 present Health and Sex Work in Greece with Stephen Damianos, president and founder of Penn Undergrad


Grad Student Lunch hosted by GASAM

Apr 10, 2024 at

McNeil Building 473

The Graduate Asian American Students Association (GASAM) in collaboration with ASAM invite you to join us for lunch and networking.


Asian American Across the Disciplines with Dean Antonia Villarruel, Professor and Margaret Bond Simon Dean of Nursing at Penn

Apr 16, 2024 at

SNF Paideia Program and Asian America Across the Disciplines Series Spring 2024 present Race and Healthcare with Dean Antonia Villarruel, Professor and Margaret Bond Simon Dean of


Asian American Across the Disciplines with Dian Dian, Activist

Apr 17, 2024 at

Asian American Across the Disciplines Series Spring 2024 present "The (Grassroot) Feminist Activism in (Mainland) China: From the 4th UN Conference on Women to #MeToo and Digital Femini


Food for Thought with Emily Ng, Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Apr 19, 2024 at

McNeil 473

Please join us for a Food for Thought with  Emily Ng Assistant Professor of Anthropology, who will be offering the course "Psyche, Trauma, Culture" during the spring semester 2024.


Asian American Across the Disciplines with with Duong Ly and Lan Dinh, VietLEAD

Apr 25, 2024 at

SNF Paideia Program and Asian America Across the Disciplines Series Spring 2024 present Race and Food and Environmental Justice with Duong Ly and Lan Dinh, VietLEA


PAACH / ASAM End of year celebration

May 1, 2024 at

TBD


PAACH / ASAM Family & Friends

May 20, 2024 at

TBD