CUNY Conference on
Rethinking New York City's
Asian American Communities
 
Date: Monday, May 5, 2014     Time: 8:30AM to 5PM

Place: CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue, Concourse Level, Manhattan

Free Admission
Light Breakfast & Lunch Provided
 

 

PowerPoint Presentations

The Newest Asian New Yorkers

Presenter
Joseph J. Salvo - Director of Population Division, New York City Department of City Planning - PowerPoint

Preserving our Historical and Cultural Heritage

Presenters
Jocelyne Chait - Project Manager, Pratt Center/Collective
Topic: Culture & Historic Preservation for Manhattan's Chinatown
PowerPoint

Donna Graves - Historian and Cultural Planner
Topic: East at Main Street: A National APIA Heritage Mapping Project
PowerPoint

Mapping Asian American Research

Presenters
John Chin - Associate Professor, Urban Affairs and Planning, Hunter College/CUNY - PowerPoint

Kenneth Guest - Professor, Sociology and Anthropology, Baruch College/CUNY - PowerPoint

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Over the last 2 decades, the Asian American population in New York City has exploded with 110% growth, and is more diverse than ever, hailing not only from East Asia but from South and Southeast Asia, as well as from secondary migrations such as the Indo-Guyanese. Nearly 78% of NYC's Asian Americans are foreign born.

This conference seeks to answer the questions of who they are, where they have chosen to locate and how their communities have grown, how to preserve the culture and historical heritage of these communities for the older communities, to prepare new communities who will want to preserve their history in the US, and to connect scholars and community to identify trends and issues of concern for these communities.

Sessions

  • The Newest Asian New Yorkers

  • New York's Indo-Caribbean Diaspora: Update

  • Preserving our Historical and Cultural Heritage

  • Mapping Asian American Research

 

 

 


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