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[AA]2 - AURA 
Asians United to Raise Awareness
Asians, Americans, & Asian Americans
Workshops and Events for Young Women 

 
 

In Jan 2004 the Long Island Fund for Women & Girls (LIFWG)
awarded a grant to [AA]2 to put on events and workshops for female
Asian American high school & college students & their mentors.  [AA]2
works with Asian interest groups at Stony Brook U to make those happen.

      
 

 

 
 

[AA]2-AURA 
INTERNS

Nusrat Alam

Lucille Kim

Gayitri Indar

Emily Tu

 
     
 

Contact Info

PO Box 4093
Stony Brook
NY  11790

631 831 6062

 
     
 

aura@aasquared.org

 
www.aasquared.org/
AURA

 

 
     
     



 

 

 

 
 
SPRING 2004 CALENDAR
Women's Events, Especially with Asian / Asian American
Focus - Most Contain Additional Links - Previous Events at End
 
Click HERE for Fall 2004 Calendar
 
12 noon
May 2, 2004
25th Annual
Asian American Heritage Festival
Union Square, NYC
 
11am - 3pm
May 1, 2004
The New School University Diversity Initiative
 
Asian American Film Series
11:00am - Documentary on Asian American Porn
Masters of the Pillow
12:15pm - New Comedy on Dating
The Red Thread
1:00pm - Finding THE Right Man
Puff
2:00 pm - Panel Discussion
Moderator: Michelle Materre BA Program, The New School
 
Panelists
Lily Ling
Graduate Program International Affairs, The New School
Vinay Chowdry
Media Studies Program, The New School
Bix Gabriel
Independent Film Maker

2:00 pm
Reception
66 West 12th Street, Room 404

The New School
 
12 noon
April 25, 2004
Join NAPAWF
National Asian Pacific
American Women's Forum
and
South Asian's for Women's Lives
 at the

March for Women's Lives

National Mall, Washington, DC
 
12 - 9pm
April 24, 2004
Young Asian American
Women Speak Out !
Chick Flick Fest
2nd Annual Asian
American Film Series

All Day Conference for High School
& College Students: Workshops & Info

Sessions on College Life for HS Students
Career Choices with Alumni Professionals
Depression & Suicide | Racism & Stereotypes
Sexual Decision Making | Leadership Skills
Partner Violence Protection | Safe Sex
Being A Muslim Woman Post 9/11
And Lots More
Dinner Compliments of

Taste of India

New Comedy Film on Dating

Red Thread
and More
Charles B. Wang Center
Celebrating Asian & Asian American Cultures

Stony Brook University

sponsored by AURA-[AA]2 
aKDP, DPO, ESP and KPL Sororities
ASA, CASB, Club SASA, SBCSSA & SBU AA E-Zine
Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library
Long Island Fund for Women and Girls
Charles B. Wang Center

IMPORTANT!  PRE-REGISTRATION INFO
Walk-in for workshops is okay BUT there is limited space for dinner and show and only those who pre-register are guaranteed dinner and Asian Night.  Click link for additional info:
http://www.aasquared.org/AURA/CFC.html

 
7:00 pm
April 23, 2004
Chick Flick Fest
2nd Annual Asian
American Film Series
Young Asian American
Women Speak Out !

Negotiating cultures for
women wanting love and the fruits
of love with Nisha Ganatra's award winning
Chutney Popcorn
and new director Bix Gabriel's 
Puff 
followed by
A Conversation With Bix
Theatre, Charles B. Wang Center
Celebrating Asian & Asian American Cultures
Stony Brook University

sponsored by AURA-[AA]2
aKDP, DPO, ESP and KPL Sororities
Club SASA, SBCSSA & SBU AA E-Zine
Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library
Long Island Fund for Women and Girls
Charles B. Wang Center
 
7:00 pm
April 22, 2004
Chick Flick Fest
2nd Annual Asian
American Film Series
Young Asian American
Women Speak Out!

From Dragon Lady to Sex Siren
Anna May Wong
First and Still Most Significant
Asian American Actress, in the classic
Piccadilly

 followed by an array of clips
of Wong in her finest roles including

Tiger Lily
in Peter Pan
The Mongol Slave
in Thief of Bagdad
and Hui Fei in Shanghai Express
and ending the evening with a
panel / audience discussion 
'Asians in the Media
Have Things Really Gotten Better?'

Theatre, Charles B. Wang Center
Celebrating Asian & Asian American Cultures

Stony Brook University
sponsored by AURA-[AA]2
aKDP, DPO, ESP and KPL Sororities
Club SASA, SBCSSA & SBU AA E-Zine
Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library
Long Island Fund for Women and Girls
Charles B. Wang Center
 
9 - 5pm
April 14, 2004
Gender, Ethnicity & 
Sexuality: Daughters of the
Motherland Speak - How have women
managed (or not) to reconcile the sexual double
standard of their cultural heritage while here in the US?
How do Chinese, Japanese, Korean, South Asian women & Muslim women negotiate and re-conceptualize their sexuality within American culture?  What are the cultural varieties and
similarities in subverting patriarchal inequalities?

Wang Center Celebrating Asian and Asian
 American Cultures, Stony Brook U
presented by Women's Studies
Department, SBU and the
 
Charles Wang Center
 
March 26-27, 2004
NAPAWF Conference, National
Asian Pacific American Women's Forum
American University School of Law, Washington, DC
 
7:00 pm
March 25, 2004
Film: The Way Home
Women of All Races Talking
About Race - How We Don't Deal
with Each Other, Why, & How to Change
Audience Discussion Afterwards / Refreshments
Room 401, Charles B. Wang Center Celebrating
Asian and Asian American Cultures
Stony Brook University
co-sponsored by
AURA-[AA]2 and IFSC
aKDP, KPL, ESP, SBU AA E-Zine
Long Island Fund for Women and Girls
SBU Office of Diversity and Affirmative Action

See a 6 minute clip of
The Way Home
Here with Real Audio

 
March 25, 2004
Join
NAPAWF
(National Asian Pacific
American Women's Forum)

 
at the March for Women's Lives
Washington, DC - Sunday, April 25th

DEADLINE to Reserve Bus Space

STUDENTS ARE FREE WITH A

$10 NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT

Call 515-750-2666 in Nassau ($40 for non-students)
or 631-361-7526, Ext. 246 in Suffolk ($30 for non-students)
 
8 - 3 pm
March 24, 2004
5th Annual Conference
Blueprint for Gender Equity
in Education: Claiming the 21st
Century - Where We've Been, Where
We've Arrived, Where We Still Need to Go

SAC, Stony Brook University
presented by 
Long Island Fund for Women and Girls
and Stony Brook University
 
 
 
 
 

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