Exploring the Hapa Identity | Loving Day

Exploring the Hapa Identity

When and Where is the Event?

Date and Time: 
04/09/2007 -
8:00pm to 9:30pm
Venue: 
Roone Arledge Cinema, Alfred Lerner Hall
Address Line 1: 
115th and Broadway
City: 
New York
State (if you are in the U.S.A): 
New York
Country: 
United States

Event Details

Hosted By: 
APAAM and the Columbia Hapa Club
Ticket or RSVP Requirements: 
RSVP requested

ha•pa (hä’pä)

adj. 1. Slang. of mixed racial heritage with partial roots in Asian and/or Pacific Islander ancestry.
n. 2. Slang. a person of such ancestry.
[der./Hawaiian: hapa haole. (half white)]

Is there a set "Hapa identity"?
How has the media dealt with the Hapa identity?
What are unique Hapa issues? Are they the same as Asian American issues?
How do we build a greater, cohesive community of Hapas?

Please join us for a discussion about the Hapa identity and the issues that face Hapas.

Featuring Eric Byler (http://www.myspace.com/ericbyler), award-winning director of "charlotte sometimes" and "Americanese", and Ken Tanabe of Loving Day (http://www.lovingday.org).

Ice cream reception to follow.

Sponsored by APAAM and the Columbia Hapa Club.

After The Event