Columbia University Discussion: Exploring the Hapa Identity
- Hello - if you are in the New York City area, please
join us for a discussion at Columbia University:
Exploring the Hapa Identity
Monday, April 9th, 2007
Roone Arledge Cinema, Alfred Lerner Hall
115th and Broadway
New York, NY 10027
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