“Law and Racial Translation: Marriage Fraud Amendments, Gender-Based Violence, and Chinese American Women” will be presented by Lee Ann S. Wang, assistant professor of Asian American Studies at UCLA, at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 4, on Zoom.
Arjun Mann embraces his Coyote pride as he highlights the diversity within the biology department and throughout the campus. He says CSUSB embraces Indian culture through communities on campus such as the Asian Pacific Islander Center and events such as the Taste of India.
“The Manchu Queue: A Complex Symbol in Chinese Identity,” on April 25, and “Ethnic River: Borderland Ecology and Rice Farming Stories around the Tumen River,” on April 27, are part of CSUSB’s Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month celebration.
Using the Taoist idea of being like water, Russell Jeung, co-founder of Stop AAPI Hate and professor of Asian American studies at San Francisco State, says adopting the properties of the element – clarity, humbleness, persistence and restoration – is the most effective way to fight racism.
“Continent in Dust: Experiments in a Chinese Weather System,” on April 18, and “Mate Choice and Marriage in the Chinese Communist Border Areas: Three Perspectives from 1941-42,” on April 21, are part of CSUSB’s Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month. Both programs are free and open to the public.
Sharon Tewari reflects on what brought her from India to CSUSB and her experiences at the university as a graduate student working toward an MBA.
The presentation by Shou Wang of Cal State Stanislaus is set for Wednesday, April 13, and is part of CSUSB’s Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month. It is the second in the lecture series this week; the first talk by Hangping Xu of UC Santa Barbara took place on April 11.
The university is getting a head start on the annual celebration of its Asian, Pacific Islander and South Asian communities. Nationally, Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month is celebrated during the month of May, but because the university has a short month in May with finals, CSUSB starts its celebration in April.