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Multi-Ethnic Education and Engagement Center

Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month

Educate, Empower, Engage 

Asian and Pacific American Heritage Research Guide

The Roesch Library and The Multi-Ethnic Education and Engagement Center invite you to learn more about Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month itself as well as stories, contributions, triumphs and struggles of Asian and Pacific Americans. This Research Guide offers a wide variety of topics covering the immense diversity within these communities from critical research to social movements; from LGBTQ+ stories to artists and authors. The wonderful collection of information is available through several mediums including streaming video, books, and articles. You can find the guide by following this link.

Sponsored by the Roesch Library and the Office of Multicultural Affairs

Wednesday, April 5: Hate is a Virus

7:30 p.m. KU Ballroom and Zoom

AAA is hosting an upcoming Open Dialogue Event about the recent rise of hate crimes against people of Asian descent on April 5th at 7:30pm in the KU Ballroom and virtually on Zoom. 

This open forum is a meaningful opportunity and an important chance for our community to share or listen to the experiences/perspectives of the UD Asian and Asian-American community. 

Register to attend: http://cglink.me/2dY/r1039137

Zoom ID: 884 6661 2679

Password: 164873

Sponsored by the Asian American Association

Friday, April 16: Ramadan Iftar

after sundown (6-7 P.M.) Location TBD

Join the UD Muslim community break their fast and learn more about Ramadan at this socially distanced Iftar dinner. Learn more about Ramadan here

Sponsored by the Muslim Student Association, Center for International Programs, Campus Ministry, and The Multi-Ethnic Education and Engagement Center

Sunday, April 18: Vaisahki - Celebration and Education

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. in the KU ballroom and zoom

Vaisahki is a New Year celebration honored by Punjabi, Hindus, and Sikhs. This event will be fun and informative and will include a dance lesson and education on the current Farmer Protest

Zoom information to be posted soon!

Sponsored by the Multi-Ethnic Education and Engagement Center and The Multicultural Programming Council

Wednesday, April 28: MEC Day Lunch – Asian and Pacific American Heritage Celebration

11:30 A.M. – 1:30 p.m. in humanities plaza

Join the Multi-Ethnic Education and Engagement Center in celebrating the cultures of Asia and the Pacific by dining in fellowship. This lunch is free and open to all students, faculty and staff.

Sponsored by the Multi-Ethnic Education and Engagement Center

Upcoming Event: Transracial Adoptee Conversation

TBD

A panel discussion on the experiences of Asian American students who were adopted by white families

 

Sponsored by the Asian American Association and the Multi-Ethnic Education and Engagement Center

Upcoming Event: Movie Screening of Minari

TBD

A Korean American family moves to an Arkansas farm in search of its own American dream. Amidst the challenges of this new life in the strange and rugged Ozarks, they discover the undeniable resilience of family and what really makes a home.

Sponsored by the Multi-Ethnic Education and Engagement Center and the Asian American Association

For more information about these and other Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month events, please call the Multi-Ethnic Education and Engagement Center at 229-3634.

 

 

 

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Multi-Ethnic Education and Engagement Center

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300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0318
937-229-3634
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