William & Mary will celebrate the Asian Centennial commemorating the admission of Chen Pu-Kao '23, our first student from Asia and celebrating the contribution of the preceding generations of students of Asian, Pacific Islander and Middle Eastern descent.
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Join us to celebrate the installation of the exhibit, "The Asian Centennial at William & Mary: Pu Kao Chen 1923" curated by Sumie Yotsukura '22 and assisted by Brian Zhao '23. An opening reception will be held on Friday, Oct. 22 from 4-5 p.m. in Swem.
Okinawa has played a disproportionate role hosting U.S. military facilities, leading to numerous difficulties. Mr. Satoshi Uechi, Director, Okinawa Prefecture Washington D.C. Office, will share Okinawans’ views on these matters and recent developments.
Jung Hae Chae is a poet and essayist based in Orange, New Jersey, and originally from Seoul. Her work explores the weight of cultural and family history, as well as the way culture travels across the globe and permeates the everyday.
The Javaad Alipoor Company presents
Rich Kids: A History of Shopping Malls in Tehran
Written by Javaad Alipoor
Co-Created by Javaad Alipoor and Kirsty Housley
Ye Chun is a bilingual Chinese American writer and literary translator. Her debut collection of stories, Hao, came out from Catapult in 2021.
Johnny Farraj will visit Worlds of Music (MUSC 241/ANTH 241) at 9:30-10:50 to discuss aspects of his co-authored book Inside Arabic Music and to demonstrate (musically) some of its core principles. For info: Anne Rasmussen.
The Asian Centennial Committee is proud to present Asian Centennial Distinguished Fine Arts Fellow Roberto Jamora as he previews his vision for expressing in visual art the APM experience and history at W&M. Co-presented with the Muscarelle Museum of Art.
Under Prof. Anne Rasmussen, the W&M Middle Eastern Music Ensemble performs with guest artist, Johnny Farraj.
Fiction writer Michael X. Wang will be visiting W&M via Crowdcast on Nov. 16th at 7pm.
The Asian Centennial and W&M Theatre proudly present Lloyd Suh's award winning play on the life story of Afong Moy, who at 14 was brought to the US from Guanzhou Province in 1834, and was put on display for the American public as "The Chinese Lady."