Hapa-Palooza Festival: September 7-10, 2011
A Vancouver Celebration of Mixed-Roots Arts + Ideas
Hapa-Palooza: A Vancouver Celebration of Mixed-Roots Arts and Ideas is a new cultural festival that celebrates the city’s identity as a place of hybridity, synergy and acceptance. A vibrant fusion of music, dance, literary, artistic and film performances, Hapa-Palooza places prominence on celebrating and stimulating awareness of mixed-roots identity, especially amongst youth. (more…)
Join Columbia University Hapa Club, Columbia Japan Society, and Loving Day for a free film screening of
ONE BIG HAPA FAMILY
a film by Jeff Chiba Stearns
A documentary exploring Japanese Canadian interracial marriages and identities.
Q&A with Filmmaker Jeff Chiba Stearns following the screening!
PLUS FREE FOOD!
Sushi, Wasabi-Sesame & Honey-Sesame Popcorn & Hapa Club’s Famous Sean Lennon Italian Sodas
When: Tuesday, April 19th at 8:00pm
Where: Columbia University, Hamilton Hall 517
(take the uptown 1 to the 116th St.-Columbia University stop)
OPEN to the PUBLIC, no RSVP needed
Learn more about the film here: www.onebighapafamily.com
In the Boston area and looking for something to do this weekend? The Harvard Half-Asian People’s Association will host its third annual conference on mixed-race politics and identity issues, “So…What Are You, Anyway?” (SWAYA) on Friday, March 25 and Saturday, March 26, 2011 on the Harvard University campus. The event is open to the public and will feature an array of exciting guest lecturers who will speak on issues involving multiracial identity. Find more information at http://www.hcs.harvard.edu/harvardhapa/swaya/?page_id=2