Archive | September, 2013

Upcoming Events

28 Sep

Hey everybody, here are some upcoming events that you all should consider going to! (These are not necessarily AAA events, but they are related either because they are Asian American events or have to do with social justice.)

Shattered Hopes: Obama’s Failure to Broker Israeli Palestinian Peace
Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Time:
8pm-9:30pm
Location:
Tisch 304
What:
A book talk and discussion with Josh Ruebner, National Advocacy Director of the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation and author of “Shattered Hopes: Obama’s Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace.” Presented by Tufts Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP).

“Interference: When Masculinity and Being Gay Collide,” presented by Wade Davis
Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Time: 
8pm
Location: 
Distler Performance Hall
What: 
Wade Davis, an openly gay, former NFL player, activist, writer, and speaker will be speaking about his personal story and the larger challenge faced by the LGBT community. This event is co-sponsored by the Social Justice Leadership Initiative and the Programming Board.

X-Effect General Interest Meeting
Date:
 Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Time: 
8pm-9pm
Location: 
Braker 222
What:
GIM for a new Institute for Global Leadership (IGL) sponsored club that emphasizes critical analysis, research and participation in international women’s issues.

Date: Thursday, October 3, 2013
Time: 
9pm
Location: 
Eaton 201
What: 
The Tufts 1st Generation College Student Council is a new group on Tufts and is looking for support from allies and first generation college students to join the council or even lend a hand.

Open Discussions about the Draft Report of the Tufts Council of Diversity
Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Time: 2:30pm-3:30pm
Location: 51 Winthrop Street
What: The Diversity Report draft is out for everyone to read and there will be an open discussion with President Monaco and others for Tufts students to voice their opinions about it. This concerns ALL STUDENTS (and the entire Tufts community) and we HIGHLY ENCOURAGE everyone to at least scan through the report and try to participate in this conversation.

Kollaboration Boston 3 (Facebook event link Here)
Date: Friday, October 11, 2013
Time: 7:30pm
Location: The Berklee Performance Center
What: Kollaboration Boston will be holding the biggest citywide Asian American talent show for the third year.

UTOPIA: Party Cruise
Date: Saturday, October 12, 2013
Time: 8pm-10pm (7pm boarding)
Location: World Trade Center Pier
What: An intercollegiate party cruise hosted by MITCSC, Harvard CSA, BU CSA, BC CSA, Wellesley ASU, Brandeis CCC, Tufts AAA, Northeastern CSA. *We will give more information about how to get the tickets through us soon.

Tufts Asian American Center 30th Anniversary Celebration
Date: Sunday, October 13, 2013
Time: 12pm-3pm (reception desk opens at 11:30am)
Location: Aidekman Arts Center
What: This event will feature student exhibits and performances. All students, alumni and faculty are welcomed! Lunch is provided.

Late Night Study at the Asian American Center
Date: Every Wednesday
Time: 8pm-11pm
Location: Asian American Center (aka Start House)
What: Go hang out (or do work silently) at the house! They will have snacks and drinks.

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New E-board Members of 2013-2014!

26 Sep

Thank you to all those who came to our E-board elections on Sunday! After much deliberation we finally decided to choose the following people to join us this year:

Freshmen Representatives:
Bobby Li, Anna Lei, Michael Wang, Danielle Kong

Voices Literary Magazine Co-Chairs:
Sarah Zheng, Vanessa Zhang

here is a low quality picture of the new e-board…. (missing Goldhmong and Helen)

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Congratulations again!

E-board Elections

15 Sep

Just as we said in the general interest meeting tonight, we are looking for 2 Voices Literary Magazine Co-Chairs and 2-3 Freshman Representatives. If you are interested in any of these positions, here is what you have to do:

1) Email tuftsasianamericanalliance@gmail.com with your name and position you are running for.

2) Show up at the elections and give a short speech about why you want to join AAA and why we should choose you! The elections will be held on September 22 (Sunday) 8pm in Eaton 207.

You can also get involved with AAA by joining the community service committee, submitting to the Voices magazine or coming to our monthly open meetings!

And for those of you who missed the GIM, here’s what you missed out…

Speed-friending!

Speed-friending!

Introducing AAA and the e-board members

Introducing AAA and the e-board members

General Interest Meeting

11 Sep

Join Us!!!

7 Sep

Welcome to the academic year of 2013-2014! If you are interested in learning about and/or joining the Asian American Alliance, here are two opportunities to do so!

Student Organizations Fair
Date: Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Time: 5pm – 7pm
Location: Residential Quad

AAA General Interest Meeting
Date:
 Sunday, September 15, 2013
Time: 8pm
Location: to be announced

We hope to see you all soon 🙂