Archive | February, 2014

Upcoming Events!!

23 Feb

AAA has many great events planned out for the next few months, and these include:

Asian American Community Dinner
Date:
 Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Time: 
6pm-8pm
Location: 
Remis Sculpture Court, Aidekman Arts Center
What: 
We invite students, faculty, alumni and community leaders from the Boston area to join us for a dinner to celebrate the creation of the Asian American Studies minor and to build a stronger community! No, you do NOT have to be planning to pursue this minor or be Asian American to attend. To RSVP, please email April.Tang@tufts.edu (we just need to estimate the amount of food to order).

FUSION Concert: Featuring David Choi
Date:
 Thursday, March 13, 2014
Time: 
9pm
Location: 
Cohen Auditorium
What:
 As mentioned in a previous post, Korean American singer David Choi will be coming to perform!

VOICES Literary Magazine
We are accepting submissions to our literary magazine until Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 11:59pm. Please send them totuftsvoiceslitmag@gmail.com. There will be a launch party in April and we will post more information about that later on.

There are also a ton of events organized by other groups that you should definitely check out!

Journey to Manzanar: Forging Community Through ‘Pilgrimage’
Date: Monday, February 24, 2014
Time: 6pm-7:30pm
Location: Braker 001
What: This is the Japanese Culture Club’s annual Day of Remembrance event and they are bringing in Japanese American filmmaker Tadashi Nakamura to screen his documentary “Pilgrimage” and to discuss contemporary issues of social justice and art in activism. There will be a dinner reception following the program in the Rabb room.

Passin’ It On – The Black Panthers’ Search for Justice Documentary
Date: 
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Time: 
6pm-9pm
Location: 
Tisch Room 304
What: Film screening and discussion of Jon Valadez’s documentary on Dhoruba Bin Wahad, a member of the Black Panther Party.

Crash Course Series: Nelson Mandela’s Legacy
Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Time: 6pm
Location: Barnum 104
What: “Join the IR Director’s Leadership Council to discuss Nelson Mandela and his legacy with Professor Penvenne, from the History department, and Professor Robinson, from the Political Science department. Professor Murdoch, Director of Africana Studies, will be moderating the event as we explore the political impact of Mandela, as well as the future of South African politics.”

Israeli Apartheid Week 2014
Date: Week of March 3, 2014
What: This is Tufts Students for Justice in Palestine’s third annual IAW and they have many events lined up for the week, including a film screening, lectures and a student panel.

Movie Night

13 Feb

Our lovely freshman representatives have organized a movie night and we would love for you to come watch and discuss the film with us!

*Feb 17 Update: The location has been changed from Metcalf to East Hall Room 16!

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Please go to our Facebook event page to get more information and updates!

FUSION Concert

9 Feb

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Tufts AAA presents its annual FUSION concert on Thursday, March 13, 2014, headlining DAVID CHOI!

David Choi is a Korean American singer based in Los Angeles, CA focused on rock, soul, and alternative music. He is widely known for his presence on YouTube, featured in videos with other Asian American celebrities such as Wong Fu Productions, KevJumba, Nigahiga, Cathy Nguyen, Kina Grannis, and Clara C.

Ticket Information

Tufts Students: General admission tickets can be bought at Cohen Box Office for $10 starting Monday, February 10! Tickets are available exclusively to Tufts students until Monday, February 17 so get them when you can! 

Non-Tufts Students: You can email aaafusionconcert@gmail.com or contact Harvard AAA, Wellesley KSA, Wellesley ASU, or Northeastern CSA to purchase your ticket!

VIP Tickets: These are $20 and will include a seat in the first section of the theater, a meet-and-greet with David Choi, and a signed poster by David Choi! You must reserve your VIP ticket by emailing aaafusionconcert@gmail.com. VIP tickets are first come, first serve so email us ASAP if interested.

Please visit our Facebook event page for more information.