Please check our video archive for some of the past events, organized or co-sponsor by ASAM!
The Yoonmee Chang Memorial Lecture with Eric Kim, April 4, 2023 at 5:00 PM.
The Curator's Talk with Artist Aisha Khan: Project "The Third Space: Unfurling Diasporic Arts of South Asia", Feb 8, 2023 at 12:00 PM
Food for Thought in conversation with ASAM Fellow Ella Yang. November 11th, 2022 at 12:00 PM.
Food for Thought in conversation with ASAM Fellow Yuting Zhu. November 4th, 2022 at 12:00 PM.
Councilmember Helen Gym commemorates the 25th Anniversary of Asian American Studies with a City Council Resolution. October 11th, 2022 at 5:00 pm
JBS Presents An Evening with Dr. David Eng. October 12th, 2022 at 6:00 PM.
Asian America Across the Disciplines in conversation with Dr. Margaret Magat. October 10th, 2022 12:00 PM.
ASAM Food for Thought in conversation with ASAM Fellow Angela Ji. September 23rd, 2022 at 12:00 PM.
Cultural Appropriation & Commodification to Cultural Appreciation. Host Rob Buscher discusses cultural appropriation and the role that the arts have played in helping shape perceptions of AAPI communities in our region with panelists Dr. Fariha Khan, Gayla Isa, Kiki Aranita, and Catzi Vilayphonh. Air Date: May 25, 2022.
ASAM Fellows Spring 2022 Symposium: Reclaiming Narratives. April 2nd, 2022 at 12:00 PM.
ASAM 25th Anniversary Celebration. March 27th, 2022. All day.
Writer Cathy Park Hong in the annual Yoonmee Chang Memorial, Keynote Lecture at our 25th Anniversary Celebration Gala. March, 27th, 2022. 12:30 PM.
2022 Stephen A. Levin Family Dean’s Forum | Crazy Determined Asians: Jon M. Chu and the Power of Representation. Conversation with David Eng. March 17th, 2022 at 4:30 PM
2021 Annual Kessler Lecture & Award: Honoring David L. Eng. Dec 2nd, 2021 at 6:00 PM
American Race: A Philadelphia Story with Brian Peterson, Director of MAKUU, Shanell Ransom, Program Officer from Samuel S. Fels Fund, Stephanie Sun, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Governor’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs. November. 10th, 2021, at 5:00 PM.
American Race: A Philadelphia Story with Krista Cortes, Director of La Casa Latina, Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher, Penn GSE, and Van Sam, Community Defense Coordinator of VietLead. Nov 5th, 2021, at 12:00 PM.
Asian America Across the Disciplines Series: “Sonic Reverberations of Asian America” by Stephanie George. Nov 4th, 2021 at 4:00 PM.
ASAM Fellows Colloquium in conversation with Lily Suh .Oct 29th, 2021 at 12:00 PM.
Interrogating Identity in Latin America: A Conversation on the Asian Diaspora with Evelyn Hu-Dehart October 28th, 2021 at 6:00 PM.
ASAM Fellows Colloquium in conversation with Kingsley Song. October 22nd, 2021 at 12:00 PM.
ASAM Fellows Colloquium in conversation with Sabrina C. Tian. October 8th, 2021 at 12:00 PM.
Remember Pearl Harbor to Never Forget 9/11: Teaching Japanese American and Muslim American Histories. Panelists included Dr. Fariha Khan, Co-Director of the Asian American Studies Program at the University of Pennsylvania and Dr. Ahmet Selim Tekelioglu, Education and Outreach Director at the Philadelphia Chapter of Council on American-Islamic Relations. Moderated by ASAM lecturer and film festival curator Rob Buscher. September 10th, 2021 at 8 PM.
Penn Lightbulb Café: Songs of Dissent: Poetry and Antiracist Solidarity in conversation with Josephine Nock-Hee Park, Professor of English and Director of the Asian American Studies Program, and Herman Beavers, Julie Beren Platt and Marc E. Platt President’s Distinguished Professor of English and Africana Studies. May 20th, 2021 at 12:00 PM.
ASAM Fellows Spring 2021 Symposium: "The Foreign Body" presents: "A conversation on healthcare access, quality, and disparities in Asian American communities." April 2nd, 2021 at 1:00 PM.
ASAM Fellows Spring 2021 Symposium: "The Foreign Body" presents: "The Alien Asian / Asian Alien" March 26th, 2021 1:00 PM.
ASAM Fellows Spring Symposium: "The Foreign Body" presents: "Representing Asian Americans in Philadelphia: Education and the Census." March 19th, 2021.
Asian America Across the Disciplines Series Spring 2021 presents "Combating Islamophobia: Between Throwing Data at the Problem and "You'd Love Us if Only You Knew Us" by Ahmet Selim Tekelioglu, Ph.D Outreach and Education Director, CAIR-Philadelphia. March 29th, 2021.
Against the Grain Spring Speaker Series: Histories of Immigration Exclusion and Asian American Racializations by Debanuj DasGupta, Assistant Professor of Feminist Studies at University of California Santa Barbara. March 3rd, 2021 at 2:00 PM.
Asian America Across the Disciplines Series "Refugee Resettlement and Southeast Asian Advocacy" in conversation with Naroen Chhin Community Organizer, Member of Governor Tom Wolf’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs and former Board, Member of 1Love Movement anti-deportation network, chair on the board of the Philadelphia Northwest Neighborhood Advisory Committee. March 1st, 2021 at 4:30 PM.
Book Talk with David Eng and Shinhee Han, Racial Melancholia, Racial Dissociation: On the Social and Psychic Lives of Asian Americans. February 4th, 2021 at 5:00 PM.
Against the Grain Spring Speaker Series: "Keep Saray Home" Film Discussion by Brian Redondo (C’05), director and producer of the film, Jassy Kim, Khmer activist, film subject (daughter of Saray), and Neary Narom, Local Philadelphia Activist, VietLEAD. January 28th, 2021 4:30 PM.
ASAM Fellows Colloquium in conversation with Tiffany Tieu. December 4th, 2020 12:45 PM.
ASAM Fellows Colloquium in conversation with Jaywon Kim. November 13th, 2020.
ASAM Fellows Colloquium in conversation with Neelu Paleti. November 6th, 2020.
ASAM Linked Fate Speaker Series in conversation with Chinbo Chong. November 2nd, 2020.
ASAM Fellows Colloquium in conversation with Claire Nguyễn. October 30th, 2020.
Flores Exhibit with Fernando Chang-Muy, Thomas O’Boyle Lecturer, Law School and Rob Buscher, ASAM Lecturer. October 29th, 2020.
ASAM Fellows Colloquium in conversation with Erin O'Malley. October 23rd, 2020.
Japanese American Food Culture with Rob Buscher, Lecturer in Asian America Studies Program (UPenn) and Haruka Roudebush, Senior Programs Manager at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California. Friday, September. 18th, 2020 at 1:00 PM.
Panel Anti-Asian Racism and the State. Monday, September 14th, 2020.
Stopping the Hate and Starting to Heal: Living With and Through the COVID-19 Pandemic. Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020 at 12:00 PM.