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Amplifying Asian America Convocation

11081488_10205929271409278_5637003530596475940_nA very rad and important event sponsored by the Wesleyan AASC and Shakti:

For the FIRST time, Wesleyan Asian American Student Collective and Shakti is taking over April with AAPI Identity Month!! Join us for as we kick off “Amplifying Asian America” with Convocation Dinner THIS Sunday, April 5 with two student speakers and our special guest, Jenn Fang!

Freshmen-Class Speaker: Emily Murphy ’18
Senior-Class Speaker: Lynna Zhong ’15
Keynote Speaker: Jenn Fang

“Jenn is a proud Asian American feminist, scientist and nerd who currently blogs at http://reappropriate.co/, one of the web’s oldest AAPI feminist and race activist blogs. She has previously contributed her writing to Change.org, Asian Pacific Americans for Progress, Asian Americans for Obama, and The Nerds of Color. She can currently be found primarily at Reappropriate, as well as on Twitter at @Reappropriate.”

Starting off April 2015 with a bangggg! Come out, show support, invite your friends, eat noms noms noms

Peace, Justice, Love, Solidarity, Empower, Wesleyan. (that’s Lynna being corny & lamenting her last days until being a ‘real adult’)

Date: Sunday, April 5
Time: 6:30-8 PM
Place: Daniel Family Commons

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Asian & Asian American Film Series

AAA Film Series

Via Lynna Zhong ’15:

Enjoy award winning films by Asian & Asian-American directors and actors EVERY MONDAY NIGHT this month! Each screening will be followed by a Q&A with the directors and/or producers.

The series is organized by Professors Stéphanie Ponsavady (Romance Languages and Literatures), Miri Nakamura (Asian Languages and Literatures), Marguerite Nguyen (English), and Amy Tang (American Studies and English), in conjunction with Asian Cinevision and The 36th Annual Asian American International Film Festival. The event is sponsored by Wesleyan Academic Affairs, Mansfield Freeman Center for East Asian Studies, Center for Film Studies, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Department of English, Department of American Studies, Wesleyan World Wednesdays, and the Asian American Student Collective.

Date: Every Monday, Feb. 10th to Feb. 24th
Time: 8PM
Place: Powell Cinema
Cost: FREE