Upcoming programs

Who’s Who in Civil Rights and Community Activism in Asian American History

Program Start Date: May 24 2022

Location: Online

Program date: Tuesday, May 24, 2022 Who’s Who in Civil Rights and Community Activism in Asian American History In celebration of national Asian Pacific Heritage Month and with reference to the new book, Asian American Workers Rising – APALA’s Struggle to Transform the Labor Movement (2021), we will hear Washington State senator, Bob Hasegawa and retired regional

Mongolia Today: Modern Culture and Foreign Relations

Program Start Date: May 31 2022

Location: Online

Program date: Tuesday, May 31st Online program 4:30PM to 6:30PM (PDT)  Join us for an introduction to contemporary Mongolia and a timely discussion about the challenges and opportunities it faces in a shifting geopolitical landscape. Speaker  Azjargal Amarsanaa is University of Washington’s 2021-22 Fulbright Mongolian Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA).  Originally from Murun in Northern

Exploring Asian Art: Storytelling, Identity, and Spirituality

Program Start Date: Jun 24 2022

Location: Seattle Asian Art Museum

Dates: Friday, June 24th to Sunday, June 26th (three-day workshop) Location: In-person at the Seattle Asian Art Museum  Time: 10:30am-3:00pm on all three days Asia is the world’s largest and most densely populated continent, but there is not a single, fixed Asia: its boundaries shift, its people and cultures are diverse, and its histories are complex. 

1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows by Ai Weiwei (2021) Online Book Club

Program Start Date: Jun 28 2022

Location: Online program

Tuesday, June 28th from 4:30PM to 6:30PM (PDT)   or Thursday, June 30th from 4:30PM to 6:30PM (PDT) Many know Ai Weiwei as China’s most controversial and perhaps most dangerous artist.   As we see from his documentaries or through his accessible installations that can be walked on, around or under, Ai Weiwei continues breaking boundaries to create thought

Write About Asia: 2021 Freeman Award Winners

Program Start Date: Jul 13 2022

Location: Online

Write About Asia: 2021 Freeman Award Winners (online) The National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA), the Committee on Teaching about Asia (CTA) of the Association for Asian Studies (AAS), and Asia for Educators (AFE) at Columbia University sponsor the annual Freeman Book Awards for new young adult and children’s literature.  The awards recognize quality books for children and young adults that contribute meaningfully to