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Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month

April 1 – April 30, 2021

Recognized nationally in 1992, Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month is celebrated in the U.S. during the month of May to provide educational and entertainment-based programs relevant to Asian Pacific Islander Desi cultures. During the academic calendar, Virginia Tech celebrates Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month during the month of April.

Intersection of Passions: An Evening with Cellist & Songwriter Megan Carlier Tavani

Intersection of Passions: An Evening with Cellist & Songwriter Megan Carlier Tavani

APIDAHM: CelebrASIAN of APIDAs

Intersection of Passions: An Evening with Cellist & Songwriter
Megan Carlier Tavani

Co-sponsored by the Renaissance Music Academy

Thursday, April 1, 2021 | 8:00pm (EST)

Register in advance:
https://rb.gy/wsepdb

For questions, contact Dr. Nina Ha at nha@vt.edu

An Evening with Dante Basco

An Evening with Dante Basco

AASU Presents:

An Evening with Dante Basco

Voice of Zuko in Avatar the Last Airbender and Jake Long in American Dragon: Jake Long

Friday, April 2, 2021 | 5:00pm (EST)

For Tickets ($6):
https://tinyurl.com/h823urkt

For questions, contact Dr. Nina Ha at nha@vt.edu

VIRGINIA TECH'S

Unfinished Conversations

Monday, April 5, 2021 | 4:00pm (EST)

Available on YouTube:
https://youtu.be/juNrPS5hyGg

 

For questions, contact Dr. Nina Ha at nha@vt.edu

ACEC, aKDPhi, AAMHA, & Cook Couseling

APIDA Mental Health Support Group

Biweekly Meeting on:
Monday, April 5, 2021 | 4:00pm (EST)

Register in advance:
https://rb.gy/uvnhuy

Theme:
Performative Activism and Boba Liberalism

For questions, contact Dr. Nina Ha at nha@vt.edu

Mental Health Support Group
APIDA Mental Health Support Group

A CelebrASIAN of APIDAs Presents:

Asian America, White Supremacy, and the Possibilities for Justice:

A Virtual Teach-In

Friday, April 9, 2021 | 12:00pm (EST)

Register Here:
https://rb.gy/dwnfhq

 

For questions, contact Dr. Nina Ha at nha@vt.edu or Dr. Balbir K Singh bksingh@vt.edu

APIDAHM: CelebrASIAN of APIDAs

ACEC Presents:
Nighttime Guided Meditation with Vivek Rajan
April 8, 2021 at 8pm EST

Vivek Rajan was trained and certified as a meditation teacher at the Art of Living Center in Washington D.C. in 2009 and has led these programs for hundreds of people nationally.
Zoom link:
https://rb.gy/scver9
Questions? Contact Dr. Nina Ha at nha@vt.edu
Three different colored ACEC logos

APIDAHM: CelebrASIAN of APIDAs

Beyond Aladdin and Miss Saigan: Exploring the Possibilities of Asian American Theater

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 | 5:00pm (EST)

Register in advance:
https://rb.gy/pwdwnz

 

For questions, contact Dr. Nina Ha at nha@vt.edu

Beyond Aladdin and Miss Saigan: Exploring the Possibilities of Asian American Theater

Beyond Aladdin and Miss Saigan: Exploring the Possibilities of Asian American Theater

SEADRIFT Screening

SEADRIFT Screening

APIDAHM: CelebrASIAN of APIDAs

SEADRIFT

SPONSORED BY:

The Asian Cultural Engagement Center / Virginia Tech Center for Humanities Department of History / Office of Recruitment, Diversity, and Inclusion - Graduate School / Virginia Tech University Libraries / Center for Rhetoric in Society / Virginia Center and Consortium for Refugee, Migrant, and Displacement Studies

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 | 6:00 - 8:00pm (EST)

Register in advance:
https://rb.gy/lm3fv3

For questions, contact Dr. Nina Ha at nha@vt.edu

APIDAHM: CelebrASIAN of APIDAs

THE ACEC PRESENTS:

The Learning Lunch Series

with Dr. Balbir K. Singh

Thursday, April 15, 2021 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm (EST)

Register in advance:
https://rb.gy/etaeel

 

For questions, contact Dr. Nina Ha at nha@vt.edu

The Learning Lunch Series Flyer with Dr. Balbir K. Singh
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APIDAHM: CelebrASIAN of APIDAs

Redefinitions: Exhibiting Asian/American/Contemporary Art

Thursday, April 15, 2021 | 5:00pm (EST)

Register in advance:
https://rb.gy/acr7a0

For questions, contact Dr. Nina Ha at nha@vt.edu

Redefinitions: Exhibiting Asian/American/Contemporary Art

Redefinitions: Exhibiting Asian/American/Contemporary Art
Redefinitions: Exhibiting Asian/American/Contemporary Art

A Virtual Mini-Symposium: APIDAs in Higher Education Leadership

A Virtual Mini-Symposium: APIDAs in Higher Education Leadership

APIDAHM: CelebrASIAN of APIDAs

A Virtual Mini-Symposium:
APIDAs in Higher Education Leadership

Morning Plenary Session

Friday, April 16, 2021 | 10:00am - 12:00pm (EST)

Afternoon Plenary Session

Friday, April 16, 2021 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm (EST)

 

Register in advance:
https://rb.gy/mwy5wc

For questions, contact Dr. Nina Ha at nha@vt.edu

ACEC, aKDPhi, AAMHA, & Cook Couseling

APIDA Mental Health Support Group

Biweekly Meeting on:
Monday, April 19, 2021 | 4:00pm (EST)

Register in advance:
https://rb.gy/uvnhuy

Theme:
Whitewashing and Tokenism

For questions, contact Dr. Nina Ha at nha@vt.edu

Mental Health Support Group

Mental Health Support Group

APIDAHM: CelebrASIAN of APIDAs

INSPIRASIAN SERIES PRESENTS

Illuminating APIDA Undergraduate Student Research Experiences

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 | 5:00pm - 6:15pm (EST)

Register in advance:
https://rb.gy/vutclp

 

For questions, contact Dr. Nina Ha at nha@vt.edu

APIDAs in Political Leadership

APIDAs in Political Leadership

APIDAHM: CelebrASIAN of APIDAs

APIDAs in Political Leadership

Thursday, April 22, 2021 | 2:00pm - 3:00pm (EST)

 

Register in advance:
https://rb.gy/faprw8

For questions, contact Dr. Nina Ha at nha@vt.edu

APIDAHM: CelebrASIAN of APIDAs

APIDA Women's Presence in the Workforce

Thursday, April 22, 2021 | 7:00pm (EST)

Register in advance:
https://rb.gy/eobop5

 

For questions, contact Dr. Nina Ha at nha@vt.edu

APIDAHM: CelebrASIAN of APIDAs

An Evening with Meridian

Friday, April 23, 2021 | 7:30pm (EST)

 

Register in advance:
https://rb.gy/ITSSOF

For questions, contact Dr. Nina Ha at nha@vt.edu

Career Power Hour - A Panel featuring APIDA Alumni

Career Power Hour - A Panel featuring APIDA Alumni

APIDAHM: CelebrASIAN of APIDAs

Career Power Hour - A Panel feat. APIDA Alumni

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 | 7:00pm (EST)

Register in advance:
https://rb.gy/mpaxfh

 

For questions, contact Dr. Nina Ha at nha@vt.edu

APIDAHM: CelebrASIAN of APIDAs

Finding Community as a Minority

FT. VT AKDPHI SORORITY

Thursday, April 29, 2021 | 7:00pm (EST)

 

Register in advance:
https://rb.gy/dxxc13

For questions, contact Dr. Nina Ha at nha@vt.edu

Finding Community as a Minority

Finding Community as a Minority

Event details for Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month 2021 will be updated here as they become available.

If you are in need of an accommodation, please contact Dr. Nina Ha at 540-231-8584 or email nha@vt.edu.