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.