Join us for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Month – May 2023
Sign-up and Zoom links are provided below. Keep scrolling down. 🙂
Asian American & Pacific Islander Young Professional Panel
May 11, 2023, 12pm – 1pm
Join us here: https://palomar-edu.zoom.us/j/97040754491
Watch and Discuss Chinatown Rising Documentary with Director Josh Chuck
May 12, 2023, 12:30pm – 2pm
Sign-up for the online event: Chinatown Rising Registration Form
Take a break from your day and join us for some
Boba Drinks & Snacks at the Student Union, near the flagpole!
May 17, 2023, 12pm – 1pm
Join us for a talk with San Diego Poet Laureate, Jason Magabo Perez, Ph.D.
May 17, 2023, 4pm – 5pm
Join us for a Book Talk with Monica Diego from our Palomar College Library
Imposter Syndrome and Other Confessions of Alejandra Kim by Patricia Park
The first 30 students who email firstname.lastname@example.org will receive a free book!
May 18, 2023, 3pm – 4pm
Join the online Book Talk at https://palomar-edu.zoom.us/j/97040754491
Filipino American History Month
Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Remembrance, Redress, and Reparations: The Japanese American Story
Date and Time: Friday, May 6, 2022, 10:00 am – 11:30am
Presenters: Susan Hasegawa, Professor of History, San Diego City College; Kay Ochi, President, Japanese American Historical Society of San Diego (JAHSSD); Matt Estes, Professor of History, Palomar College
Description: The presenters will discuss the historical background of the Japanese Internment and World War II, “What happened after Camp?” lessons, activism and Congressional recommendations, and the current implications of the discussion about historical reparations.
Registration link: http://www.tinyurl.com/37ncfmad
So, what are you REALLY?: Reflections of Biracial/Multiracial Asian Americans
Date and Time: Friday, May 6, 2022, 3pm – 4pm
Presenters: Monica Diego Schmidt, Matthew Estes, Tamara Richey, Gary Sosa
Description: Members of the Palomar College community will discuss their experiences of being Asian biracial/multiracial. There will be a Q & A session at the end of the presentations.
Registration link: https://tinyurl.com/bimultiracial
Identity and Truth Through Poetry and Spoken Word
Date and Time: Tuesday, May 10, 2022, 7pm – 8pm
Presenters: Joe Limer, Stephanie Sajor, Eddy Gana, Ashley Launza, and more to come
Description: Historic Filipino Town in Los Angeles is home to Sunday Jump a monthly open mic – where artists and poets discover and express their truths. To capture the vulnerability and vibe of the event virtually, we will feature poems that explore identity as Asian Americans.
Registration link: https://tinyurl.com/palomarspokenword
Liberation Through Collective Healing & Praxis
Date and Time: Friday, May 20, 2022, 9am – 10am
Presenters: Hossna Sadat Ahadi, Sina Laie
Description: This workshop session includes practical activities you can engage in by challenging racism and experiencing liberation through collective healing.
Registration link: https://tinyurl.com/praxishealing
Book Talk – We Were Dreamers: An Immigrant Superhero Origin Story by Simu Liu
Date and Time: Thursday, May 26, 2022, 4pm – 5pm
Presenters: Monica Diego & Library Staff
Description: Student and staff discussion of Simu Liu’s debut memoir We Were Dreamers
Registration link: https://tinyurl.com/supersimu
- Defining American with Jose Antonio Vargas, October 21, 2021, 3-4pm – Jose Antonio Vargas is a Pulitzer Prize Journalist, Acclaimed Filmmaker/Author, and Immigration Advocate. Join him to commemorate Filipino American History Month, LGBTQ+ History Month, and Undocumented Student Week of Action. Register for free here.
- San Diego Asian Film Festival, October 28 – November 6, 2021 – The San Diego Asian Film Festival is back for its 22nd edition. Join us from October 28 through November in theaters across San Diego County. All-Fest Passes available to purchase online now at sdaff.org. Stay tuned for #SDAFF2021 film line-up announcements, exclusive filmmaker Q&As, special events and more!
- Bulosan Center for Filipinx Studies presents OF EVERYWHERE: AN EXHIBITION OF FILIPINO AMERICAN VISUAL ART. Visit the exhibition online: https://lnkd.in/g6BxRXtG