Jan 8, 2018. I wanted to shine a light on the ways Asian Americans were critically confronting housing displacement, U. S. imperialism, deportations, and state surveillance. Given the wealth of contemporary Asian American activism, primarily led by working-class, incarcerated, women, gender non-conforming, disabled.
The Asian American movement that promoted this new identity-- which initially united Japanese, Chinese, and Filipino Americans, and then expanded to include Koreans, Southeast and South Asians, and Pacific Islanders-- was driven largely by student activists radicalized by anti-Vietnam war and black power movements.
How South Asian American women have found expression and power in festival dances and theater. Desi Divas Political Activism in South Asian American Cultural Performances is the product of five years of field research with progressive activists associated with the School for Indian Languages and Cultures SILC.
Mar 16, 2018. Women of Color Creating Change Taiko, FandangObon, and Asian American Arts Activism. Click For Full View Deborah Wong. Ray M. Longyear Lecture, Musicology/Ethnomusicology.
The DeMatteis Corp. in charge of building the government-funded project, rejected pleas from the youthful activists, then known as Asian Americans for Equal. was finally victorious in 2010, becoming the first Chinese American to represent Manhattan's Chinatown and the first Asian woman to serve on the City Council.
In this first history and in-depth analysis of the Movement, William Wei traces to the late 1960s, the genesis of an Asian American identity, culture, and activism. Wei analyzes the Asian American women's movement, the alternative press, Asian American involvement in electoral politics. Interviews with many key participants.
Co-presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and the Frederic Ewen Center. Co-sponsored by the NYU Fales Library & Special Collections and Labor Arts. Curated by Minju Bae. This roundtable will bring longtime Asian American women activists and organizers together to approach labor studies in.
Community activists Bandana Purkayastha, Shyamala Raman, and Kshiteeja Bhide expound on their agency SNEHA, which embodies the contradictions faced by Asian American feminists trying to empower women while respecting cultural traditions. Dragon Ladies Asian American Feminists Breathe Fire is raw and.
Mar 8, 2018. From African American activists critical to the 1963 March on Washington to the Japanese American women among the 120000 wrongly imprisoned by a. In the 1960s, she joined Asian Americans for Action AAA, a group led by lady activists and a few guys down with the struggle, and got involved in the.
Oct 15, 2017. Amid rising activism among students and faculty for Penn to dedicate more resources to the Asian American Studies program, the creator of the Asian-American news and culture blog Angry Asian Man Phil Yu addressed issues of minority representation and activism on campus. Yu, whose blog has over.
Mar 9, 2018. To be an Asian-American woman is to know that others will look at you, realize you exist somewhere between there and here, and immediately decide how they will make sense of you. People do not need to ask me what I am—Chinese? Korean? Something in between?—to assume that I will behave a.