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Friday, October 16 at 3 PM

A Pacific Century?  Asian Americans and the Rise of the East

Frank H. Wu, J.D.

President of Queens College, City University of New York.

This provocative talk will consider the changing face of the nation, with Asian Americans now the fastest growing racial minority group, as well as changing global dynamics, with the ascent of Asia and especially China now challenging American leadership. It will consider the history of concerns about “Yellow Peril” and the current demands to restrict immigration. The relationship of domestic politics and international affairs will frame an optimistic message about the continuing comparative advantage of a diverse democracy.

Frank H. Wu is president of Queens College, City University of New York. He is an American law professor and author who served as the William L. Prosser Distinguished Professor at University of California Hastings College of the Law, and he formerly served as Chancellor & Dean of the institution. He also has taught at Howard University Law School, the leading historically black college, and Peking University School of Transnational Law. He has been both Chair and President of the Committee of 100, a non-profit leadership organization of Chinese Americans, and Chair of the Washington, D.C. Human Rights Commission. He is the author of Yellow: Race in America Beyond Black and White and co-author of Race, Rights & Reparation: Law and the Japanese American Internment.

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October 18 (Sun) – AIA Movie Club discusses La Vie en Rose

New Perspectives on AFRICA SERIES

Oct. 23 (Fri.),3:00 – Living with Giants: Elephants and People in Africa by Melinda Kelly and Robert Hitchcock, UNM

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Oct. 30 (Fri.),3:00 – Indigenous Peoples of Africa: The Case of the Ju/’hoansi San (Bushmen) by Dr. Jennifer Hays, University of Tromsø (UiT) – the Arctic University of Norway.
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Nov.6 (Fri.),3:00 – The Prehistory of Africa: the Middle and Late Stone Age Archaeology of a Diverse Continent by Dr. Osbjorn Pearson, UNM.
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Nov.13 (Fri.),3:00 – Sudan, A Serial Perpetrator of Major Human Rights Violations: The Case of the Nuba Mountains (2011-2018) by Dr. Samuel Totten, University of Arkansas ,
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A Gala GALA – November 15, 2020

AIA IS 14 YEARS OLD!!  That’s a century in the life of a local non-profit.  But we’re planning for the next 86 years!  Already we’ve made Albuquerque a better place!  We’ve enriched our lives!  Exercised our brains!  Travelled the World! And we can—and will— do so much more! We need a Gala to celebrate!

 But what should it be in the unusual times we are living now?  We had planned A Moveable Feast of fun, food, and frolic, but then came you know what.  Should it now be A Feast in a Time of Plague?  Way too grim. So, in the true spirit of AIA, let’s have A (World) Magical Mystery Tour (de Force)! An internationally flavored feast of ideas and insights that will lift your spirits and get your thoughts moving.

Many people tell us that what they miss most now is travel—to London, out of all places! Well, we can’t go to London now… So, we will bring London to Albuquerque! And much, much more!

Join us on November 15 for the unforgettable get together to celebrate AIA!

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Nov.22 (Sun), 7 pm – AIA Foreign Movie Club


Dec. 13 (Sun), 7 pm – AIA Foreign Movie Club