At the Table: Reclaiming Tofu
Tasting Menu is a series that considers connections between Bay Area “foodie” culture and objects in the museum’s collection.
Pilipinx American Library Artist Retreat: A Politics of Filipinx Diasporic Queer Curation Now
A Politics of Filipinx Diasporic Queer Curation Now, moderated by Jan Christian Bernabe, with Kelvin Burzon and Jeffrey Augustine Songco.
HELLA ASIANS ON TV
A conversation about the shifts and challenges in representing the Asian Pacific Islander American experience in mainstream media. Participants include comedian Jenny Yang, comedian and performance artist Kristina Wong and author Jeff Chang.
Asian Americans and the New Racial Justice Movement
Join Asian American and African American leaders, thinkers, and organizers in a conversation focused on the current Civil Rights crisis; placing #BlackLivesMatter within historic context, and articulating connections between the experience of Asian Americans and African Americans in the United States. Moderated by journalist William Gee Wong; panelists include Alex Tom, Executive Director, Chinese Progressive Association; Nadia Khastagir, Design Action Collective & Asian Americans for Black Lives; Jeff Adachi, San Francisco Public Defender’s Office; and, Karissa Lewis, #BlackLivesMatter.
Pilipinx American Library Artist Retreat: Artist Spotlight: Erina Alejo
ERINA ALEJO is an educator, organizer and artist. Through ethnographic and archival frameworks, Alejo examines the role of the city, family and body in intergenerational memory, healing and trauma. Click to watch their Artist Spotlight
After the War Blues: The Racialization of Japanese Americans
Join influential playwright Philip Kan Gotanda to get the inside scoop on the ideas and inspirations behind his groundbreaking body of work, including his play, After the War Blues, which explores the lives of a diverse community in San Francisco’s Japantown in the aftermath of World War II. Gotanda, who teaches theater at UC Berkeley, appears in conversation with Michael Omi, associate professor of Asian American and Asian diaspora studies at UC Berkeley. To set the stage, local actors and musicians perform scenes from Gotanda’s plays. Warning: Contains explicit language.
A History of Filipino Nurses in America
Catherine Ceniza Choy discusses the history of Filipino nurses at the 2011 Filipino American History Month Celebration at the Asian Art Museum.
Filipino Migrant Workers
Oscar Penaranda discuses the history of Filipino migrant workers at the 2011 Filipino American History Month Celebration at the Asian Art Museum.