Past Events


State of Asian American Studies: Undergraduate Advisory Board Conference 2019 - REGISTER HERE

Mar 22, 2019 at

This event is free and open to all. Please register here.


Yoonmee Chang Memorial Lecture 2019: Cynthia Wu

Feb 18, 2019 at

The Asian American Studies Program is pleased to announce the Yoonmee Chang Memorial Lecture. Yoonmee Chang (November 2, 1970 – January 18, 2018) was born in Seoul, South Korea, and grew up in New York. She received…


Questioning Asian American Bodies Conference

Feb 15, 2019 at

This event is free and open to all.

For Asian Americans, the body is a site of regulation that renders individuals racialized, sexualized, and gendered others in the United States. In fact, since Asians…


Last Boat Out of Shanghai Reading with Helen Zia

Feb 5, 2019 at

Please join us for a reading and discussion with Helen Zia, author of Last Boat Out of Shanghai: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Fled Mao's Revolution—who will be in conversation with Tiffany Chang Lawson…


Food for Thought: Daniel Woo

Dec 7, 2018 at


Evening Shadows Film Screening

Nov 28, 2018 at


PA Governor's Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs Town Hall

Nov 9, 2018 at

Please join us for our Philadelphia Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Town Hall held in partnership with the Pennsylvania Board of Pardons. This year's Philadelphia AAPI Town Hall will focus on pathways to…


Food for Thought: Dr. Rupa Pillai

Arch 108, 12-1pm

Oct 26, 2018 at

Join us for FREE lunch and conversation with Dr. Pillai! 

The C-Word of Asian American Studies?

The word “coolie” denigrated and racialized Chinese and Indian labor in the Americas in the…