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Past Events

Friday, November 9, 2018 @ 6:30pm ET

Past Tense / Future Perfect

Location: Asian American Writers' Workshop, 110-112 West 27 Street, New York, NY
Join us for the launch of the Past Tense / Future Perfect series: a conversation curated by DJ Rekha (Rekha Malhotra), and featuring Sana Amanat, Mallika Rao, and Fariha Róisín at the Asian American Writers' Workshop (110-112 West 27 Street, Ste. 600, New York, NY 10001) on Friday, November 9. Also featuring music by Anuva.

Saturday, October 27, 2018 @ 2pm ET

Reading by Gaiutra Bahadur and Rajiv Mohabir

Location: Richmond Hill Branch Library, 118-14 Hillside Avenue, Richmond Hill, NY

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Architecting Sustainable Futures Symposium

Location: New Orleans, LA

Friday, September 7, 2018

Archives, Memory & Identity

Location: Auditorium of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, Charlottesville, VA

Monday, August 13, 2018 @ 6:30pm ET

Presentation at TV Asia

Location: TV Asia Headquarters, 76 National Road, Edison, NJ

Friday, June 29, 2018 @ 10:45am ET

The State of South Asian Americans 95 years after United States v. Bhagat Singh Thind

Location: SABA North America 2018 Annual Conference, New York, NY

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 @ 5:30pm ET

"Strengthening Our Roots" at the Washington Leadership Program

Location: AARP: The Hatchery, 575 7th St NW, Washington, DC
The first Washington Leadership Program (WLP) Session: Strengthening Our Roots will focus on the salient role of knowing and understanding AANHPI history. The session aims to provide attendees with a foundation of how AANHPI successes and lessons from key moments in American history relate to the struggles of other minority communities, and how that can inform modern advocacy efforts and movements. Registration for the event will begin at 5:30pm with our program following promptly at 6:00pm. All WLP sessions are free to the public, but seating is limited. Please register online to reserve your seat. Dinner will be provided.

Saturday, May 26, 2018 @ 10:30am CT

"The Other Community Archivist: Volunteering Your Archival Labor"

Location: Society of Southwest Archivists Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX
This panel will highlight lessons learned and challenges of working together with community organizations as an unpaid/underpaid volunteer archivist. As conversations expand on the importance of community archives, there also exist a need to identify who or how these repositories will manage and maintain themselves. Panelists will include archivists with previous experiences of working in these situations as well as one representative from the community the archivist engaged with. Society of Southwest Archivists conference attendees will gain insight into different approaches to community outreach as well as conversations on the moral obligation archivists have towards the larger community outside of their workplace.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 @ 7pm to 8:30pm

The Missing Stories

Location: Piscataway Public Library, 500 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ
In 1883, Anandibai Joshee, a young woman from a small city in western India arrived in Roselle, New Jersey. She had traveled thousands of miles, overcoming incredible physical and emotional hardships. She arrived with a purpose and eventually became the first South Asian woman in the world with a degree in western medicine. South Asians have been a presence in the US for more than 130 years, but their stories are mostly unknown. In this session, participants will engage in an interactive discussion about underrepresented populations, specifically examining South Asians, and how sharing community stories can help create a more inclusive future. Come join us for a special presentation from Samip Mallick, Co-Founder and Executive Director of SAADA, as we examine and celebrate these missing stories from our shared experience.

Saturday, May 12, 2018 @ 3pm to 4:30pm ET

The Missing Stories

Location: Livingston Public Library, 10 Robert H. Harp Drive, Livingston, NJ