CU APAHM (Asian Pacific American Heritage Month) commits itself to organizing a wide range of programs for the month of April, Columbia University's Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, in order to bring broader awareness of the Asian American/APIA community and its rich history to the Columbia campus. Every year, APAHM celebrates Columbia's APIA Heritage Month during April by focusing on programming that celebrates the culture, investigates the issues, and showcases the talents of Asian Pacific Islander Americans within and beyond our community.
Every year, our event chairs utilize their unique backgrounds and talents to fill the month of April with activities that celebrate and validate the broad spectrum of Asian identities and cultures in America. Past events have included collaborations with CU Professors, an Asian/Pacific American related Zine publication, a Post-9/11 Panel, and a talk with Survivor winner Yul Kwon!
We are inclusive of all racial, cultural, ethnic, gender, and sexual identities. Our members come from diverse backgrounds, and we unite to celebrate our mission.
We are excited to announce this year's APAHM theme, FLUX Flux is our reflection to capture the ever-expansive, divergent and dynamic characterizations of Asian identities. With power relations being challenged and upended by Asian and Pacific Islander peoples globally, how are relationships between and within APIs in flux? Where can we find creativity and liberation in such instability? Flux embraces this quest when imagining the world beyond its current physical and metaphorical borders.
Introducing APAHM’s Opening Ceremony speaker for 2022...🥁🥁🥁Inga Lam! As Senior Video Producer at Buzzfeed Tasty, Inga’s content reflects a universal yet deeply personal experience of how we can embrace our cultures while growing up in places that are constantly in Flux! Hear from Inga (and maybe grab a signature or two 😉) at our Opening Ceremony - with performances from CU Gen, China Dance, and Columbia Wushu, you won’t want to miss it 😤 We’ll see you in the Diana Event Oval on April 1st at 6:30PM‼️