Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month

April 1 – April 30, 2020

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.

Thursday, March 26

An Evening with Staceyann Chin

  • 7-9 p.m.
  • New Classroom Building 360

Friday, March 27

Workshop with Staceyann Chin

  • 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Squires Student Center, Brush Mountain A&B

Thursday, April 2

Resiliency and Self Care

  • 5-6:30 p.m.
  • Squires Student Center, 140

Lee Ellis Talk: Prisoner of War of Hotel Hanoi

  • 7-8:30 p.m.
  • Burruss Auditorium

Friday, April 3

Learning Lunch w/ Dr. Casinelli

  • 12-1 p.m.
  • Squires Student Center, 140

Mulan

  • Evening, Time: TBD
  • Regal Theater in Christiansburg

Saturday, April 4

Powwow at VT

  • Time: TBD
  • GLC Lawn

Tuesday, April 7

Seadrift Screening and Discussion

  • 6:30-9 p.m.
  • Lyric Theatre

Wednesday, April 15

JSU Passover

  • 5-6:30 p.m.
  • Squires Student Center, 140

Monday, April 20

AASU Pageant

  • Time: TBD
  • Commonwealth Ballroom

Thursday, April 16

APIDAs and the VT Shooting: Commemoration

  • 5-6:30 p.m.
  • Squires Student Center, 140

Thursday, April 23

Film sreening: Blinded by the Light

  • Time: TBD
  • Squires Student Center, 140

Friday, April 24

AASU Guest Speaker

  • Time: TBD
  • Squires Student Center, Colonial Hall

Sunday, April 26

International Street Fair

  • 12-6 p.m.
  • Alumni Mall

Date: TBD

APIDAs, The Yellow Peril, and The Coronavirus

  • 5-6:30 p.m.
  • Squires Student Center, 140

Event details for Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month 2020 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.