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Apr. 04 | THE MARYLAND
ASIAN AMERICAN VOTE 2012
2:00PM-3:30PM, Margaret Brent Room (Stamp 2122)
The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF)
releases the results from their 2012 exit poll of Maryland Asian
American voters. This event will also honor Judge David Valderrama,
the first Filipino American elected to a state legislature in the
continental U.S.



Apr. 11| SCREENING OF VINCENT WHO?
3:30PM-6:00PM, Charles Carroll Room (Stamp 2203)
This documentary re acts upon a 1982 hate crime that galvanized the Asian
American community. It explore the legacy of victim Vincent Chin through
interviews with key players at the time as well as a whole new generation
of activists. It also looks at the case in relation to the larger narrative
of Asian
American history, in such events as Chinese Exclusion, Japanese American
Internment in WWII, the 1992 L.A. Riots, anti-Asian hate crimes,
and post-9/11 racial pro ling.




Apr. 24| ASIAN AMERICAN STUDIES
GRADUATE AND UNDERGRADUATE
RESEACH SYMPOSIUM
6:00PM-8:00PM, Prince George’s Room (Stamp 1210)
University of Maryland undergraduates share their research on
Asian American poetry, political organizing, communication styles,
and many other cutting-edge topics. A special presentation by
Stephanie Hinnershitz, PhD candidate in History on Chinese,
Filipino, and Japanese Students and West Coast Civil Rights, 1900-1968




Apr. 25 | SCREENING OF GRAN TORINO
3:30PM-6:00PM, Benjamin Banneker Room (Stamp 2212)
Gran Torino, directed by Clint Eastwood, is the first mainstream
U.S. film to feature Hmong Americans. See for yourself why this
engaging drama, set in contemporary Detroit, both won praise
and garnered criticism.

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