CUNY Conference on
Resurgent Realities:
East Coast Asian American Studies
An East Coast Symposium & Initiative
 
Date: Friday, May 13, 2016   Time: 9AM to 4:30PM

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

Conference Program

9am to 9:30am
Registration & Breakfast

9:30am to 9:40am
Greetings

Joyce Moy, Executive Director, AAARI-CUNY

9:40am to 10:40am
Plenary: Resurgent and New Issues in Asian American Studies

Moderator: Russell Leong, Editor, CUNY FORUM

Panel
Angie Y. Chung, CUNY Thomas Tam Visiting Professor, CUNY Graduate Center & Associate Professor, Sociology, SUNY Albany

Jennifer Hayashida, Director, Asian American Studies Program, Hunter College/CUNY

Kevin Park, Undergraduate Student, Hunter College/CUNY & Member,, Coalition for the Revitalization of Asian American Studies at Hunter (CRAASH)

Janelle Wong, Director, Asian American Studies, University of Maryland

 

10:50am to 11:50am
South Asia, South East Asia, the Middle East and More: A Part or Apart of the AA Syllabus?

Moderator: Prema Kurien, Professor, Sociology, Syracuse University

Panel
Moustafa Bayoumi, Professor, English, Brooklyn College/CUNY

Kelvin Ng, Undergraduate Student, Columbia University

Ravi Kalia, Professor, History, City College of New York/CUNY

 

12pm to 1pm
Lunch Session
Goals of East Coast APA Studies

Keynote Speaker
Phil T. Nash, Lecturer, Asian American Studies, University of Maryland

 

1:10am to 2:10pm
Political Strategies for Advancing Asian American Studies on the East Coast

 Moderator: Russell Leong, Editor, CUNY FORUM

Panel
Peter Kwong, Distinguished Professor, Urban Affairs & Planning, Hunter College/CUNY

Phil T. Nash, Lecturer, Asian American Studies,  University of Maryland

Shirley Tang, Associate Professor, Asian American Studies, University of Massachusetts Boston

 

2:20pm to 3:20pm
Building Cultures, Creating New Media: Innovative Platforms

Moderator: Cindy Wong, Professor, Media Culture, College of Staten Island/CUNY

Panel
Theodore S. Gonzalves, Associate Professor, American Studies, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Eng-Beng Lim, Assistant Professor, Women’s and Gender Studies, Dartmouth College

Antony Wong, Program Coordinator, AAARI-CUNY

 

3:20pm to 4:20pm
The Future is Now!: Leadership, Students, and Communities

Moderator: Phil T. Nash, Lecturer, Asian American Studies, University of Maryland

Panel
Emily Dong, Student, Cornell University

Joyce Moy, Executive Director, AAARI-CUNY

Mitchel Wu, Lecturer, Asian American Studies Program, Hunter College/CUNY & Program Manager, Coalition for Asian American Children & Familes (CACF)

Luwei Xiong, Senior, Francis Lewis High School

 

 

 


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