CUNY FORUM

CUNY FORUM NY-based print & online commons for scholars, practitioners, artists and activists committed to writing & conducting research on Asian Americans / Asians.

CUNY FORUM, edited by Russell C. Leong, is a New York-based print and on-line commons for scholars, writers, artists, practitioners and activists to develop research, to create dialogue, and to promote change around Asian American and Asian topics within the context of the Americas.

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In the mail today, a thank you from Vice President Kamala Harris for our copy of CUNY FORUM Vol 8 - Corona Conversations...
09/17/2021

In the mail today, a thank you from Vice President Kamala Harris for our copy of CUNY FORUM Vol 8 - Corona Conversations. We hope you enjoy reading it! #fridaysurprise #kamalaharris #thankyoucard #cunyforum #coronaconversations #asianamericanstudies

In the mail today, a thank you from Vice President Kamala Harris for our copy of CUNY FORUM Vol 8 - Corona Conversations. We hope you enjoy reading it! #fridaysurprise #kamalaharris #thankyoucard #cunyforum #coronaconversations #asianamericanstudies

Reminder: BLS Research Endowment Fund (Submission Deadline: 8/2)
07/26/2021
Reminder: BLS Research Endowment Fund (Submission Deadline: 8/2)

Reminder: BLS Research Endowment Fund (Submission Deadline: 8/2)

Join Minju Bae, scholar/activist; Emily Yoon, poet; Joyce Kim from Durebang, a women’s organizing and support group in the Korean camptowns; Salonee Bhaman of the Asian American Feminist Collective, and others for a discussion about The Women Outside: Korean Women and the US Military and Camp Arir...

07/03/2021

Long weekend. Catch up on AAARI’s latest podcasts while you’re home, on the go, or stuck in traffic on Apple, Spotify and Google Podcasts. Search for “aaaricuny” #podcasts #asianamericanstudies #asianamericanstories #aaaricuny #apple #spotify #google #education

Support AAARI, Buy CUNY FORUM, Corky Lee Tribute & Vote Early
06/11/2021
Support AAARI, Buy CUNY FORUM, Corky Lee Tribute & Vote Early

Support AAARI, Buy CUNY FORUM, Corky Lee Tribute & Vote Early

The first research grant will be for a project on the transnational adoption of Chinese children into American families that explores questions related to identity and belonging. As of 2019, there have been over 82,450 Chinese adoptees (according to the U.S. State Department) to the United States, m...

06/11/2021

Check out program coordinator Antony Wong's photo, "Guardian Angels in Chinatown," from his essay, Fortune on PAUSE, in CUNY FORUM Vol 8 - Corona Conversations. His photo is part of @pearlrivermart exhibition in tribute to the late Corky Lee, and is available to view from today, 6/11 to 8/29. More info, https://pearlriver.com/blogs/blog/corky-lee-on-my-mind-a-photographic-tribute #corkyleeonmymind #corkylee #pearlrivermart #cunyforum #fortuneonpause #guardianangels

Refusing Death: Immigrant Women and the Fight for Environmental Justice in LA | Nadia Y. Kim
05/17/2021
Refusing Death: Immigrant Women and the Fight for Environmental Justice in LA | Nadia Y. Kim

Refusing Death: Immigrant Women and the Fight for Environmental Justice in LA | Nadia Y. Kim

The industrial-port belt of Los Angeles is home to eleven of the top twenty oil refineries in California, the largest ports in the country, and those racist monuments we call freeways. In this uncelebrated corner of La La Land through which most of America's goods transit, pollution is literally kil...

5/21/21 - Talk on "Black-Asian Solidarities and the Impasses of ‘How-To’ Anti-Racisms" | Upcoming QC Events
05/17/2021
5/21/21 - Talk on "Black-Asian Solidarities and the Impasses of ‘How-To’ Anti-Racisms" | Upcoming QC Events

5/21/21 - Talk on "Black-Asian Solidarities and the Impasses of ‘How-To’ Anti-Racisms" | Upcoming QC Events

A reminder, please join AAARI for an online talk, ILLEGAL: The Chinese Immigrants of Angel Island, by Skyler Chin & Olivia Facini, on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, from 5:30pm to 7pm. This will be a live online lecture, open to the general public via Zoom and RSVP is required to attend.

5/7/21 - Talk on "Asian American Studies as Tools for Teaching about Race & Discrimination" | Celebrating AAPI Heritage ...
05/04/2021
5/7/21 - Talk on "Asian American Studies as Tools for Teaching about Race & Discrimination" | Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month

5/7/21 - Talk on "Asian American Studies as Tools for Teaching about Race & Discrimination" | Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month

Prof. Catherine Ma will present on how the struggles and triumphs of Asian Americans can provide undergraduate students with a multicultural perspective to better understand structural racism, and offer examples for professors to engage their classes with difficult concepts related to racism and dis...

read CUNY FORUM contributor Mai Mang (Yibing Huang) new article in Chinese Literature Today on "Wang Mansheng From Silk ...
05/04/2021
Wang Mansheng

read CUNY FORUM contributor Mai Mang (Yibing Huang) new article in Chinese Literature Today on "Wang Mansheng From Silk Road to Hudson River"

(2020). Wang Mansheng. Chinese Literature Today: Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 66-84.

4/16/21 - Book Talk on "Asian Women in Corporate America"
04/10/2021
4/16/21 - Book Talk on "Asian Women in Corporate America"

4/16/21 - Book Talk on "Asian Women in Corporate America"

CUNY FORUM Volume 8:1 (Summer 2020 to Winter 2021) ISSN: 2329-1125, 192 pages, $15 Special Eight Volume Bundle, $60 AAARI presents our limited print edition of Corona Conversations, edited by Russell C. Leong, based on our online international edition of CUNY FORUM, which captured the perspectives a...

4/2/21 - Talk on "Rising Tide of Hate and Violence against Asian Americans in New York During COVID-19"
03/27/2021
4/2/21 - Talk on "Rising Tide of Hate and Violence against Asian Americans in New York During COVID-19"

4/2/21 - Talk on "Rising Tide of Hate and Violence against Asian Americans in New York During COVID-19"

Christopher M. Kwok is a mediator and arbitrator with JAMS, specializing in Labor & Employment law. He was previously the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Coordinator at the U.S. Equal Employment Commission in the New York District office. Mr. Kwok serves as the Board Director and Issues Committ...

03/26/2021

Awareness matters. Saw the following while taking elevator at work. #stopasianhate #stopaapihate #stopaapihate✊🏻✊✊🏼✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿 #awareness #ontheelevator #captivate #atwork #beenplayingallweek

Buy limited print edition of Corona Conversations today! Available now.
03/22/2021
CUNY FORUM Vol 8:1 - Corona Conversations (Print Edition) & Educational Resources Online Against Anti-Asian Hate

Buy limited print edition of Corona Conversations today! Available now.

CUNY FORUM Volume 8:1 (Summer 2020 to Winter 2021) ISSN: 2329-1125, 192 pages, $15 Special Eight Volume Bundle, $60 3/22/21 - A year since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Asian American / Asian Research Institute presents our limited print edition of Corona Conversations, based on our online...

CUNY FORUM Vol 8:1 - Corona Conversation is here.
03/09/2021

CUNY FORUM Vol 8:1 - Corona Conversation is here.

CUNY FORUM Vol 8:1 - Corona Conversation is here.

Coronavirus Resources – Asian American and Asian Research Institute
03/05/2021
Coronavirus Resources – Asian American and Asian Research Institute

Coronavirus Resources – Asian American and Asian Research Institute

Coronavirus Resources March 5, 2021March 3, 2021 By AAARI Report an Incident / Safety Resources AP3CON – Stop AAPI Hate Incident Reporting Form Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Standing Against Hatred Asian American Federation – Anti-Bias Reporting Form / Safety Resources Center for Anti-Vi...

03/04/2021

No time for videos? Listen to AAARI's recent lectures on the go or during your downtime on the following podcast services: Apple | Spotify | Google

No time for videos? Listen to AAARI's recent lectures on the go or during your downtime on the following podcast service...
03/03/2021

No time for videos? Listen to AAARI's recent lectures on the go or during your downtime on the following podcast services: Apple | Spotify | Google

No time for videos? Listen to AAARI's recent lectures on the go or during your downtime on the following podcast services: Apple | Spotify | Google

Call for Submissions - 2021 CUNY Asian American Film Festival | Reminder: 2/24 Talk by Gary Okihiro
02/22/2021
Call for Submissions - 2021 CUNY Asian American Film Festival | Reminder: 2/24 Talk by Gary Okihiro

Call for Submissions - 2021 CUNY Asian American Film Festival | Reminder: 2/24 Talk by Gary Okihiro

This lecture is part of the 2020-21 Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center (KHC) and National Endowment for the Humanities Colloquium entitled, “Internment & Resistance: Confronting Mass Detention and Dehumanization.” Many historians and Japanese Americans cite the loss of U.S. citizens...

2/4/21 - Artist Talk with Ho Tzu Nyen: The Critical Dictionary of Southeast Asia
01/21/2021
2/4/21 - Artist Talk with Ho Tzu Nyen: The Critical Dictionary of Southeast Asia

2/4/21 - Artist Talk with Ho Tzu Nyen: The Critical Dictionary of Southeast Asia

Presented together with the Mishkin Gallery at Baruch College/CUNY, the talk will feature a screening of Singaporean artist Ho Tzu Nyen's The Critical Dictionary of Southeast Asia (cdosea.org). This art project uses image, sound, and text to interrogate the culture which has constructed the notion ...

Sad to find out our friend and CUNY FORUM contributor Judy Yung recently passed away. You can watch her past 2015 AAARI ...
12/22/2020
Chinese Immigration and Poetry at Angel Island and Ellis Island – Asian American and Asian Research Institute

Sad to find out our friend and CUNY FORUM contributor Judy Yung recently passed away. You can watch her past 2015 AAARI talk based on her research on ‘Chinese Immigration and Poetry at Angel Island and Ellis Island’ online, https://aaari.info/15-03-06yung/

Chinese Immigration and Poetry at Angel Island and Ellis Island January 12, 2017March 6, 2015 By Judy Yung In the early twentieth century, most Chinese immigrants coming to the United States were detained at the Angel Island Immigration Station in San Francisco Bay. There, they were subject to physi...

Asian American / Asian Research Institute - City University of New York
12/19/2020

Asian American / Asian Research Institute - City University of New York

Missed an AAARI lecture? Catch our podcast channel on Apple, Spotify or Google. Search for AAARI. Learn something new during the holidays at home. #podcast #spotify #applepodcast #itunes #googlepodcast

CUNY Ethics & Morality Essay Contest (Submission Extended to 11/30)
11/19/2020
CUNY Ethics & Morality Essay Contest (Submission Extended to 11/30)

CUNY Ethics & Morality Essay Contest (Submission Extended to 11/30)

Reminder, join the Asian American / Asian Research Institute for an online book talk on, Queering Law and Order: LGBTQ Communities and the Criminal Justice System, by Kevin Nadal, on Friday, November 20, 2020, from 6pm to 8pm. The lecture video will be available to view on our website and YouTube...

54% of Asian American voters report being more enthusiastic for the 2020 elections than any other election. With this mu...
10/24/2020

54% of Asian American voters report being more enthusiastic for the 2020 elections than any other election. With this much excitement, why wait? Check your early voting options TODAY for #VoteEarly day at https://voteearlyday.org/vote-early/

Asian American / Asian Research Institute - City University of New York
10/23/2020

Asian American / Asian Research Institute - City University of New York

Asian American and Pacific Islander voters will play a pivotal role in the elections. So why wait until election day? Beat the lines, #VoteEarly and join us for Vote Early Day https://voteearlyday.org/vote-early/

Countdown to our future. Less than 1 hour left. The census ends October 16th, 6am. My2020census.gov #2020census #getcoun...
10/16/2020

Countdown to our future. Less than 1 hour left. The census ends October 16th, 6am. My2020census.gov #2020census #getcountednyc

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