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Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Schedule

November 2016

ongoing, every Wednesday
For AAPI heritage month, AASA PAC has decided to publish a series of vignettes written by our members, whose conceptions of race and identity are molded by the cultural makeup of the towns and cities they grew up in. We will publish new content every Wednesday. Stay tuned!
Find the page here

November 5, 2016
Fall Ball
Chinatown Garden, 618 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001
A celebratory banquet dinner to kick off AAPI Heritage Month, with a charity date auction featuring representatives from 7 different AAPI clubs.
6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

November 8, 2016
Chai Chat
Location TBA
Join SAS in a Chai Chat about the Asian electorate!
Time TBA

November 9, 2016
So What Are You? Deconstructing Multiracial Identities
Leavey Program Room
How do multiracial students fit into Georgetown's networks of friends, acquaintances, and clubs? How can we celebrate the diverse experiences and perspectives they bring their our communities? In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at Georgetown University, join J-NET, GU Hawaii Club, and the Georgetown Chinese Student Alliance for a casual dinner discussion to share and learn about the experiences of multiracial students at Georgetown.
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

November 11, 2016
API Heritage Month LGBTQ Resource Center Coffee Hour
Leavey Club Room (3rd Floor)
3:00 PM- 5:00 PM

November 11, 2016
Eating Contest
HFSC Great Room
The Vietnamese Student Association will be hosting the annual fund raiser for a Vietnamese non profit. This year we will be holding an eating contest! Consists of four rounds of different foods, winners will get a prize! To participate you just have to pay $20! We encourage all clubs to send representative(s)! Email guvsa@georgetown.edu for questions/concerns
7:30 PM

November 12, 2016
TASA Night Market
HFSC Great Room
Join TASA for our annual Night Market in the HFSC Great Room on November 12th from 7:30pm to 11pm! There'll be plenty of food and performances from CSA, VSA, KSA, AASA, JNET, and Hoya Break Squad! Come for the bubble tea, mochi, fried rice, red bean soup and much much more! Trade your tickets for food and try your hand at cornhole for prizes!
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM

November 13, 2016
Barrio Fiesta
HFSC Social Room
Club Filipino will be hosting our annual “Barrio Fiesta.” In a celebration and showcase of true Filipino culture, we will be sharing catered Filipino food from the DMV area and showcasing the singing, dancing, and acting talents of members of our club and friends of Club Filipino for the Georgetown/DC community!
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

November 18, 2016
CMEA Snack & Share
CMEA Office (5th Floor Leavey Center)
Join the CMEA in a Snack & Share mixer and chat with this month’s special guest, Dr. Mitch Kaneda!
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

November 18 & 19, 2016
Modern Rangila
Gaston Hall
This event is hosted by SAS.
7:30 PM – 11:00 PM 

November 21, 2016
"The “AAPI” Community Does Not Exist - A Townhall"
HFSC Herman Meeting Room
How do you advocate for a community that doesn't exist? Join AAPI students, faculty, and staff in a dinner and discussion about the efficacy of the "AAPI" identity. We will consider questions such as, "is AAPI exclusionary?", "is AAPI useful?", and "who gets to be AAPI?".
5:30 PM-7:00 PM

November 21, 2016
“Affirmative action in education is justified.”
Does that statement make you angry? Indignant? Confused? Curious?
On Monday, Nov. 21, from 8 PM - 10 PM, join the Asian American Student Association and the Philodemic Society as we debate that very issue, specifically from the perspective of the Asian-American / Pacific Islander perspective.
Come ready to listen, whether or not you have something to say. Come ready to have your opinions challenged, or make up your mind as you hear others’ perspectives. We look forward to seeing you there!
The Philodemic Room (2nd floor Healy, right outside the President's Office)
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

December 2, 2016
AAPI Heritage Month Dinner
Location TBD
To wrap up celebrations for AAPI Heritage Month, various organizations will be hosting a dinner celebration and showcase of AAPI cultural performances.
Event time TBD

Date: TBD 
J-NET Sushi Language Dinner
Epicurean
Come hang out, practice Japanese, and get cultured at our sushi dinner this week! Anyone is welcome to our free sushi dinner at Epicurean hosted by Japan Network, so don't miss it!
Time: TBD

Date: TBD
Asian American Student Association Political Awareness Facebook Page Launch
AASA’s Political Awareness Committee is launching its brand-new Facebook Page with a series of short student-created articles on Asian-American identity!

 

November 2015

November 13, 2015
VSA Benefit Concert
HFSC Great Room
Admission is $3. Food tickets are $2 each. VSA partners with VietHope to raise money for the advancement of education in Vietnam. 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

November 14, 2015
JNET Sushi Making Workshop & Networking
Sellinger Lounge
12:00 PM

November 14, 2015
AASA Fall Ball (Masquerade Ball)
Chinatown Garden
618 H St NW, Washington, DC
Tickets can be purchased in Red Square or Leavey for $20 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm every day until the event. Attire is semi-formal Masks will be provided. 
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM (doors open 6:30 pm)

November 15 or November 16
JNET Movie Night
7:00 PM

November 20, 2015
Rangila
Gaston Hall
7:30 PM - 10:15 PM

November 21, 2015
Rangila
Gaston Hall
7:30 PM - 10:15 PM

November 22, 2015
Barrio Fiesta
A celebration of Filipino culture
Leavey Programming Room
Pre-sale tickets can be purchased in Red Square the week before. They will be sold from 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM and are $8 for Georgetown students. At-the-door tickets for Georgetown students are $10.
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

November 22, 2015
VSA Gives Back
3623 O St
9:00 PM

December 1, 2015
AASA Science of Networking Event
ICC 118
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

December 3, 2015
AASA Tea Discussion
Gentrification: A Case Study of Chinatown
McShain Small
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

AASA's Taste of Asia
Date and location to be announced. 

CSA Dinner
Date and location to be announced. 

 

 

Academic Year 2014-2015

Saturday, April 11th, 2015
CSA Community Service Day
Meet at front gates
9:00 - 11:00 AM

Saturday, April 11th, 2015
Bayanihan 2015: Then and Now
Fisher Colloquium
7:00 PM

Sunday, April 12th, 2015
CSA Dragon Boat Day
RSVP in advanced. Boating in DC (Potomac)
2:00 - 4:00 PM

Monday, April 13th, 2015
Deloitte: Remaining Authentic Through Recruiting and Beyond
HFSC Herman Room
6:30 - 7:30 PM

Thursday, April 16th, 2015
Why We Rise: A Discussion on Diversity, Immigration, and Invisibility
Walsh 499
8:00 - 9:00 PM

Saturday, April 18th, 2015
Taste of Taiwan
Mid-Campus Terrace (in between Regents and MSB)
4:30 - 5:30 PM

Saturday, April 18th, 2015
ASIAFEST 2015: Exposure 
GU Hotel and Conference Center
7:00 - 9:00 PM