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Winter 2014 Asia and Asian Diaspora Events

Komagata Maru Commemoration Events
Part of the YCAR Transnational Diaspora Studies lecture series and are presented in collaboration with United South Asians at York and the South Asian Law Students’ Association.
February 27, 2014 | 305 Founders College

Women in the Niqab Speak: A Study of the Niqab in Canada
Friday, 28 February 2014 | 2 to 4pm | Executive Dining Room, Schulich School of Business, York University

Vital Platforms, Purloined Transmissions
Talk by Nefereti Tadia, Professor of Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Barnard College, Columbia University
An event in the Philippine Studies Lecture Series
Friday, 7 March 2014 | 2 to 4pm | Room 280N York Lanes, York University
 
'Birth 1871' | Screening and Q&A with Dakxinkumar Bajrange
With Dakxin Bajrange, a denotified tribe's film maker and activist from India
Tuesday, 11 March 2014 | 11 March 11:30am to 2:30pm | room 303, Third Floor, York Lanes

Third YCAR Graduate Student Forum
Thursday, 20 March 2014 | 3 to 5pm | Room 830, Eighth Floor, Kaneff Tower

Chinese-Canadian Cultural Studies workshop
Thursday and Friday, 13 and 14 March 2014 | York University.
To RSVP, please email ycar@yorku.ca.

Darkmatter
Performance and discussion with Alok Vaid-Menon and Janani Balasubramanian, known collectively as Dark Matter, a queer South Asian spoken word activist group. 
Thursday, 13 March 2014 | York University

Fighting Corruption: Barriers to Reform in the Philippines
by Sheila Coronel, Toni Stabile Professor of Professional Practice in Investigative Journalism & Director, Toni Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at Columbia Journalism School
Monday, 17 March 2014 | 2 to 4pm | Room 280N York Lanes, York University

From a Migrant to an Earthian: a Bangladesh-Korean Experience 
With Mahbub Alam
Tuesday, 18 March 2014 | Noon | Room 280A, Second Floor, York Lanes | York University
 
Third YCAR Graduate Student Forum
Thursday, 20 March 2014 | 3 to 5pm | Room 830, Eighth Floor, Kaneff Tower

Secular Governmentality, Islamophobia, and the Charter of Quebec Values
Roshan Jahangeer, Political Science, York University
27 March 2014 | 2:30 to 4:30pm | Room 280N, Second Floor, York  University

YCAR Annual General Meeting
Monday, 28 April 2014 | Lunch from 12 to 1pm and meeting from 1 to 3:30pm | Room 519, Fifth Floor, Kaneff Tower

 

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