Happy Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month!
This month commemorates the challenges faced by and the contributions of Asian American and Pacific Islanders. It first started in the form of Asian Pacific Heritage Week, which was designated as the first ten days of May. This “week” was chosen specifically because, as cited by The . . . → Read More: Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Asian American/Asian Research Institute (AAARI-CUNY) is holding a day-long conference on April 27, 2012 entitled “The Power of Place—Asian American Neighborhoods, Politics & Activism Today.” The 2012 AAARI annual conference brings together urban sociologists, student activists, and community professionals to discuss current issues that impact Asian Americans. These issues include:
* The Future of . . . → Read More: “The Power of Place”: AAARI-CUNY Conference, April 27, 2012
Credit: Robert Gumpert, 1982
I will tell you something about stories, They aren’t just entertainment, Don’t be fooled. They are all we have, you see, all we have to fight off illness and death. You don’t have anything If you don’t have the stories.
-Leslie Marmon Silko, Ceremony
(as quoted in . . . → Read More: In Honor of Women’s History Month…