Initially founded in 1977, Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) honors and recognizes Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) people in the United States and their contributions that enhance and enrich U.S. American history. While the heritage month is nationally recognized during the month of May, Clemson celebrates APAHM during the month of April.
Friday, April 9th, 2021
Join the APAHM planning committee for a fun night of Asian and Pacific Islander cultural trivia!
Asian Student Association Jasmine Gala
Sunday, April 11th
Doors open at 6:00 PM, event starts at 7:00 PM
Madren Center Ballrooms
Ticket Prices: Pre-order($10 for students, $20 general admission); At-the-door($15 for students, $25 general admission) https://forms.gle/1p3bUJZHspnhFdKv7. A negative Covid-19 test from between April 5th and April 11th will be required at the door.
Join the Asian Student Association for a night of food, music, and entertainment during their Jasmine Gala!
COVID restrictions will be enforced, so please remember to bring your mask and keep proper distance with the other guests!
Tuesday, April 13th, 2921
6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Come get creative with origami and other fun crafts! We will have individual packages for each participant to take, so you can participate in-person or at home! Please make sure to bring your mask and respect social distance and room capacity requirements.
Keynote Event: Surviving Anti-Asian Violence in an Anti-Black World
Saturday, April 17th, 2021
Register for the Zoom session at https://clemson.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Qem_9aklTyCtJTkzr8ZNDQ
University of South Carolina’s Dr. Seulghee Lee joins us for an important dialogue on how to navigate and combat the present anti-Asian racism within the United States. Dr. Seulghee Lee is Assistant Professor of African American Studies and English at the University of South Carolina.
At 5:00 PM before the keynote, students are encouraged to join Dr. Lee in a conversation centering Asian and Pacific Islander voices and grounded in community-building. Register for this chat here: https://clemson.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcof-mgrTkqEtPVQLnL0TIFG-GhTK_1om0VMB101: Meditation & Breathwork 101 w/ SKY at Clemson
Wednesday, April 21st, 2021
6:00 PM-7:00 PM
Zoom and Location TBD
Join us and SKY at Clemson to learn about and participate in a guided meditation session!
Movie Night: The Joy Luck Club
Friday, April 23rd
Accessible All Day
View here: https://www.cutigerlive.com/Join Tiger Live for an all-day access to The Joy Luck Club, The Joy Luck Club (simplified Chinese: 喜福会; traditional Chinese: 喜福會; pinyin: Xǐ Fú Huì) is a 1993 American drama film about the relationships between Chinese-American women and their Chinese immigrant mothers.
Asynchronous Ongoing Events
For Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the planning committee is creating a yearbook to capture the lives and experiences of Asians & Pacific Islanders at Clemson. We are collecting recipes, "Love Letters to Home," and any photos, art, poetry, and illustrations that you feel represents your experience and the theme of this year's month, "Being Asian in the South". If you find/have anything you would like to contribute. The submission form for this closes Wednesday, April 14th.
Co-sponsored and coordinated by the Harvey and Lucinda Gantt Multicultural Center; Center for Student Leadership and Engagement; Asian Student Association; College of Architecture, Arts, and Humanities; College of Engineering, Computing, and Applied Sciences; Office of Global Engagement; and Clemson Home.
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