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Reconstitutions: Women’s Performance and Aestheticized Caste Politics in Urban South India 
Friday, February 28
12pm - 1pm
Morton Hall, 140C

APIA Banh Mi Lecture Series presents Dr. Davesh Soneji of UPenn who will discuss how discursive, political, historical, and aesthetic performance converge in the work of Nrithya Pillai of Chennai. Co-sponsored by AMES: Asian & Middle Eastern Studies.

Unpacking and Interrogating the Diversity Pipeline: Underrepresented Groups in the Law
Saturday, February 29
9:15am - 3pm
Law School, Room 120

Come for a workshop on affirmative action/race-conscious admissions policies and a panel on minority representation in law schools and in the legal practice. Light breakfast items and lunch will be served, with a reception to follow.

Maslenitsa Celebration at the Russian House 
Saturday, February 29
4pm - 6pm
Pleasants Hall (Randolph Complex), 3rd floor

Maslenitsa Celebration

Chinese Level II
Monday, March 16 - Wednesday, April 8
5:10pm - 6:10pm
Rowe House
    Chinese Movie Showcase
    Monday, March 16 - Wednesday, April 8
    5:10pm - 6:10pm
    Rowe House
      Chinese Painting  
      Tuesday, March 17 - Thursday, April 9
      5:10pm - 6:10pm
      Rowe House
        Chinese Cooking
        Thursday, March 19 - Thursday, April 9
        11am - 1pm
        Baptist Collegiate Ministry, 244 S. Boundary Street, Williamsburg, VA
          Songs of Syria - concert of traditional muwashshat
          Saturday, March 21
          Wren Chapel

          Please join us on March 21, 2020 at 7:30 in the Wren Chapel, W&M campus for “Songs of Syria” a concert of traditional muwashshat and favorite popular songs from Syria, Egypt, Lebanon, Palestine, and Jordan.

            A Talk by Mireille Fanon-Mendès France: Reparations and UN resolution Resolution 68-237 (CANCELLED) 
            Monday, March 23
            5pm - 7pm
            Tucker Hall, 127A

            Mireille Fanon-Mendès France, Director of the Franz Fanon Foundation, will discuss the need for reparations of descendants of the trans-Atlantic slave trade within the context of international law. 

            Larry Itliong and Filipino Farmworkers: Forgotten Heroes of the Labor Movement (Book Launch & Film)
            Wednesday, March 25
            7pm - 8:30pm
            Tucker Hall, Tucker Theatre
            Screening of Emmy Award winning director Marissa Aroy’s film, DELANO MANONGS. Talk and book signing by Gayle Romasanta who is the co-author (with the late Dr. Dawn Mabalon) of Journey to Justice: The Life of Larry Itliong. Presenters: APIA, SWEM, and FMST
            Anne Norton: Intimate Inscriptions: Race, Sex and Labor in the Empire
            Tuesday, March 31
            5pm - 6:30pm
            Blow Memorial Hall, Room 332

            Anne Norton explores the imbrication of race and labor within the persistence of feudalism that resulted in a double enclosure of colonization.  She discusses  Australian artists, whose work seeks for methods for decolonization of the mind.

            The Beauty of Chinese Calligraphy Lecture
            Monday, April 13 - Wednesday, April 15
            5pm - 6:30pm
            Washington Hall, Room 317
            "The Art of Migration: The Political, The Beautiful, and The Dead"
            Thursday, April 16
            4pm - 5pm
            Washington Hall, Room 315

            Prof. Jennifer Gülly will be speaking on "The Art of Migration: The Political, The Beautiful, and The Dead."

            Akira Mizuta Lippit, Keynote Speaker: AMES-APIA Capstone Conference, presents "Instead of Disaster"
            Monday, April 27
            5:30pm - 7pm
            Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201

            Akira Mizuta Lippit, (Vice Dean, USC's School of Cinematic Arts)   explores the ways in which Japanese cinema has responded to a second nuclear crisis, and how the echoes of 1945 have returned to the contemporary moment, or perhaps had never left at all.