THE AASP TURNS 20 IN 2013!
AASP EVENTS COMING UP IN 2013:
FEBRUARY: APA Community Fair @ Hunter College! Please join us for a celebration of Asian American history, experience, and community-based activism in NYC. Spoken word! Drumming! Dragon Dancing! Food! Representatives from community-based organizations will be on hand to provide information about programs, internships, and job placement opportunities. This day will be a wonderful opportunity to build bridges between students and the diverse APA communities of NYC, and for young people to get involved with pressing issues in today's society.
MARCH 13 @ 6PM: EYE D performance! Combining dramatized interviews (conducted with over 50 Asian American, Latin and African-American women), song, and spoken word, EYE D takes a look at real stories about race, ethnicity and the beauty of Michelle Obama. Admission is free, but seating is limited. Co-sponsored by the Hunter College Women & Gender Studies Program.
APRIL: In collaboration with the Asian American Writers' Workshop, the AASP is programming a five-part series of events for APA college students and high school youth! Topics will include bullying, affirmative action, DACA, and much more!
APRIL 26 @ CUNY Graduate Center: CUNY Asian American/Asian Research Institute (AAARI) Annual Conference, CUNY & the Asian American Community: New Developments & Transformation
Do you want to get course credit for interning with an Asian American community-based organization in the city? If so, contact the AASP director to register for Independent Study and receive course credit for a supervised internship with an APA organization in the city. How? Check out our Resources page and identify some potential organizations you'd like to work with - or reach out to other ones you know about! Contact us to learn more about how obtain permission to register for this great opportunity to apply what you're learning in your AASP classes!
Interested in working with APA high school youth in the city? The AASP is working with other NYC-based AAS programs and APA organizations to produce a year-long program for APA youth to learn more about Asian American Studies and APA communities in the city. For more information, contact the AASP director!
The AASP is developing a 21-credit Asian American Studies certificate program, to hopefully be implemented in spring 2014. We will continue to offer the minor, but if you're interested in taking courses beyond the 12-credit minor requirement - and having a certificate in AAS on your transcript - this option is in the works!
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