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Ethnic Studies

SAMEAPI Awareness Now! Events
(South Asian Middle Eastern Asian
Pacific Islander Awareness Now!)

Mushim Ikeda: Holistic Being and Self Care During Stressful Times
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
3:30–4:30 pm in the Student Union
Join us for a talk and guided meditation on the intersections of self-care, mindfulness, social change, and renewal.

Mushim (Patricia Ikeda) is a Buddhist meditation teacher from the East Bay Meditation Center, socially engaged Buddhist activist, diversity facilitator, and author, who teaches meditation retreats for people of color, women, and social justice activists nationally.
This is a fragrance free event.

Exploring Queer and Trans Movement Histories with APIENC
Thursday, April 6, 2017
6:30 - 8:30 pm in the Student Union
Join us for a workshop by API Equality Northern California discussing:

  • What is the "LGBTQ AAPI movement?"
  • Explore queer Asian Pacific Islanders and their experiences with activism during the 60s through 90s.
  • Community-building activities, reflecting, and an ever-evolving movement timeline!

Join us in uplifting our queer and trans Asian and Pacific Islander histories and communities!

SAMEAPI Dinner at Founders
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
5:00–7:00 pm,  Founders Hall

Join us for dinner at Founders Commons featuring food chosen by the members of of the
SAMEAPI community on campus!

If you have a. meal plan, please swipe in as usual. If you would like to come and do not have a meal plan, the door price for dinner at Founders is $11 for adults and $7 for children

Women Power: A Musical Expression from Aswat Women's Ensemble
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 
7:00–8:30 pm, Student Union

Join us in celebration of SAMEAPI month with a live performance of the Middle Eastern and North African musical group, ASWAT! This year's performance will feature their amazing Women's Ensemble, with a focus on classical, Islamic, and folk music from different parts of the Middle East and North Africa.

We will be serving Middle Eastern sweets and pastries that you don't want to miss!


API Perspectives on Activism: with Taeku Lee
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

More info TBA 


Mills College Heritage Months are supported in part by the Ethnic Studies Fund. To learn about and donate to the Fund, please visit Ethnic Studies Fund. Many thanks for your generosity in support of Ethnic Studies and students of color at Mills.

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Last Updated: 6/22/17