Selma Director Ava DuVernay will be the keynote speaker and she will talk about “The Power of the Lens: Black Women as Visual Griots of the 21st Century.” DuVernay will discuss filmmaking from a Black woman’s perspective. A question-and-answer session will follow her talk. For her most recent film, Selma, she became the first African American woman to be nominated for a Golden Globe and the first to have a film nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture.
Entitled "Ties that Bind: A Transnational Family from China to the U.S.," the exhibit is about the extraordinary family of John Chen, a Cal State L.A. alumnus. It tells a story of resilience that is both representative and exceptional to the experiences of many Chinese American families in the early 20th century.
Opening reception: May 28 at 2 p.m.
Speaker: Dr. Yong Chen, professor of history at UC Irvine.
Cosponsored by the Asian and Asian American Studies Program and the Department of History at Cal State L.A.
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From ancient Japanese lore comes a magical legend in the form of hope and love. It was said that the one who folds a thousand paper cranes would be granted a wish carried on their wings. Join the APISRC as we embark on this journey and learn to fold origami paper cranes. By the end of it all, you will be able to write your hopes and dreams on the wings of your creations and let them fly! #Origami101 #APIHeritageMonth