APAAM Opening Ceremony

  Time: 6pm-8pm
  Place: Roone Arledge Auditorium
  Featuring keynote speech from Evelyn Hu-DeHart, director of The Center for the Study of race and ethnicity in America at Brown. Performances from CU Bhangra, Giles Li, and More!


Getting Polyculturalism: The Politics and Epistemology of Our Times

  Time: 12pm
  Place: The Intercultural Resource Center
  Come join us for lunch and discussion about polyculturalism with Vijay Prasahd, Professor of International Affairs at Trinity College.


KSA Culture Show: Kaleidescope

  Time: 9pm
  Place: Roone Arledge Auditorium
  KSA's annual culture show, "Kaleidoscope", will display a variety o traditional and modern Korean culture.


HKSSS Big 2 (Chinese Poker) Tournament

  Time: 6pm Dinner, 7pm Game Begins
  Place: Lerner Party Space
  Come Strutt your stuff at the Big 2 Tournament! Who knows, you may walk away with a Wii.


APAAM Coffeehouse!

  Time: 7-9pm
  Place: The Satow Room, Lerner Hall
  Featuring the music genius of Jay Legaspi and Deborah Oh, settle down with some vietnamese-style coffee, free food, and sweet beats. Because asians drink coffee too!


A Story Hour Special feat. Asian American Authors in NYC

  Time: 11am-2pm
  Place: Chatham Square Library 33 East Broadway 10022-6804
  Interested volunteers will be meeting in Lerner Lobby at 10am. Expect a fun-filled morning with kids, amazing APA authors, and awesome arts and crafts!



Medicine, Mentoring, and More

  Time: 7-9pm
  Place: Broadway/West Lounge, Lerner Hall
  Hear medical professionals and students talk about their experiences in medicine. Enjoy talks with a paired mentor.


The Four Tigers of Asia

  Time: 7-9pm
  Place: The Satow Room, Lerner Hall
  Come join us in a discussion on the economies of Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, and Hong Kong. Hosted by TASA.


Global Beauty: APAAM Art Show Opening

  Time: 6-9pm
  Place: C555, Lerner Hall
  Collections of student and professional art address the issue of "What is global beauty?" Feat. musical performances and a screening of the trailer of AAA's body image documentary.


Tamasha 2007

  Time: 7:30pm
  Place: Miller Theater
  Club Zamana presents its annual South Asian culture show feat. performances from all 3 South Asian dance troupes, student performances and outside acts.


Win Gary Okihiro's Money!

  Time: 5:30-7:30pm
  Place: The Broadway Room, Lerner Hall
  AAA presents its 2nd annual quizbowl. Try your hand at winning restaurant certificates, t-shirts, and more by answering questions about Asian American history, pop culture, sports, literature, etc. Show off to audience members, win expensive restaurant gift certificates, get together your own cheering section, and GORGE YOURSELF ON FREE ICE CREAM! REPRESENT your club or organization and win big!  Teams are encouraged to dress up and bring friends, as there will be audience giveaways!  Prizes include a $100 gift certificate to any restaurant of your choice in Manhattan, T-Shirts, and APAAM Semi-formal Tickets.


Asian American Studies Teach-In

  Time: 11am-3pm
  Place: Lehman Aud. (Altschul), Barnard
  This teach-in will explore the AA area of study, its importance, its potential impact on your life, guest scholars, from various universities and remarks from Dean Nair.


Hapa Club + Loving Day

  Time: 7:30pm
  Place: Roone Arledge Cinema
  Award-winning director Eric Byler and Ken Tanabe of Loving Day will explore the history and media representation of the HAPA/APA image.


Show Me the Money!

  Time: 8pm-11pm
  Place: C569, Lerner
  In collaboration with Pi Delta Psi and 116th to Wall Street, we present the basics of a career in finance and how to get there.


NYC Asian American Student Conference

  Time: 9am-9:30pm
  Place: NYU
  NYU and CU present NYC's first Asian American student conference: "Break the Silence: Discover, Inspire, Empower."


The Truth Behind Domestic Violence in Asian Culture

  Time: 12pm-2pm
  Place: N. Tower Sulzberger, Barnard College
  Outreach coordinators from the New York Asian Women's shelter will lead a discussion on the issues and myths surrounding domestic violence.



  Time: 2pm-5pm
  Place: Low Plaza
  OPS's annual mock Pakistani wedding! Come watch the festivities and performances while enjoying mouth-watering Pakistani food.


Affirmative (In)Action

  Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm
  Place: 413 Kent Hall
  Find out how affirmative action affects the various ethnic groups within the APA community, especially the Pacific Islander community.


The "PI" in API

  Time: 7pm-9pm
  Place: Lerner Hall E568
  Come join us as we "talk story" with Dana Aina about the Hawaiian Sovereignty Movement and his experiences as a Pacific Islander.


Asian American Beauty: A Discourse on Body Image

  Time: 7:30pm-10pm
  Place: Lerner Cinema
  Is there a definition of beauty in regards to Asian Americans? What do Asian and American cultures say in regards to body image and sex appeal?


Blue Scholars Concert!

  Time: 11pm-12am
  Place: Roone Arledge Auditorium
  Come join AAA for a special from the Seattle underground hip-hop duo, Blue Scholars! Hosted by AAA and USCC.


Malama Hawaii's Annual Lu'au

  Time: 5pm-8pm
  Place: Math Lawn
  Enjoy an evening of live Hawaiian entertainment and free food! Showcasing island classes like chicken katsu, haupia, hula and musical performances!


Hands On New York

  Time: 8am-5pm
  Place: 116th and Broadway Gates
  Get your hands dirty and help the community that you love!


Hear Me Out

  Time: 6-8pm
  Place: The Satow Room, Lerner Hall
  This panel focuses on careers in law and journalism. Join judge Karen Lin and students from the Columbia School of Journalism. Free snacks will be provided!


LGBTQ Issues and the APA Community

  Time: 5:30pm
  Place: Lerner Party Space
  Join us for a panel on LGBTQ in the APA community. Pauline Park from the NY Association for gender rights advocacy and Sel Hwang from CU share their experiences.



  Time: 3pm-8pm
  Place: Low Plaza
  Come celebrate an authentic Japanese Spring festival complete with activity booths, musical performances, live entertainment, Japanese food and prizes!


APAAM Closing Ceremony

  Time: 6-8pm
  Place: C555, Lerner Hall
  Come join us as we bring the month to a close with a performance by Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai and a poetry slam featuring local spoken word artists.



  Time: TBA
  Place: TBA
  APAAM may be over, but the night is still young! Join TASA, KSA, and APAAM in their annual spring semiformal! Look out for fliers indicating the date and time!


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