Upcoming events

  • Discussion Group: E.M. Tran's "Daughters of the New Year" -  led by Dr. Madoka Kishi and Dr. Pallavi Rastogi (department of English)

The event is free and open to everyone in the LSU community. 

When: Wednesday, October 19
What time: 11:30 AM
Where: Zoom: https://lsu.zoom.us/j/98504622913 

The event is free and open to everyone in the LSU community. 
When: Friday, October 21
What time: 6-8  PM
Where: The French House

Past events

  • A Short History of Anti-Asian Violence in the US, and Why It Matters Today. - Lecture/Workshop by Dr. Pranav jani

    • In this lecture and workshop, Dr. Pranav Jani will cover the history of anti- Asian violence in the US, with an emphasis on transnational contexts and diversity within Asian groups, and attention to Asian racialization in relation to Black, Indigenous, and Latinx peoples. The question-and- answer session will also include a joint conversation on achievements, obstacles, and debates when organizing A/AAPI faculty and students and our links to BIPOC communities on and off campus. Dr. Jani is Director of Asian American Studies at Ohio State, a scholar in postcolonial studies, president of AAUP-OSU, and a longtime social justice organizer. Connect at jani.4@osu.edu 

      The event is free and open to everyone in the LSU community. 

      When: Friday, September 9
      What time: 11:30 - 12:30
      Where: on Zoom: https://lsu.zoom.us/j/93452157834 
  • Coffee with A/AAPI

    • Wed, May 4th  from 1-3pm on Wednesday, May 4th at City Pork, Design Building.
      Come join us for an end-of-the-semester coffee break (don’t we all need that?) ! Stop by and say hi anytime, and stay as long or as short as you like. For this first in-person gathering of our caucus, we would love to celebrate together the close of this difficult year that has too often separated us. Coffee and pastries will be donated by LSU Dining--the A/AAPI Caucus is very grateful for their warm support! 
  • General Membership Meeting 

    • Our guest speaker Mark Bieger, LSU Vice President of Strategy, is leading the formal university strategic planning effort by direction of President Tate. Mark offered the opportunity to our caucus of engagement on the strategic planning effort. He presented the “LSU Scholarship First Agenda” followed by Q&A with our caucus membership.
      When: Friday, May 6th, 2022  
      What Time: 12:00-1:00 PM
  • The Listening Room:

  • Protect Your Research!

    • The A/AAPI Faculty and Staff Caucus and the Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED) will conduct a workshop for faculty whose research involves international collaboration. Join us and learn more about the complex issues and regulations governing intellectual property. The workshop will also provide information on the “China Initiative” and explain the rules for faculty compliance to protect their research.
      When: Friday, January 21st
      What Time: 12:00-1:30 PM
      Where: on Zoom https://lsu.zoom.us/j/92914204149?pwd=QjBMdEtXU2NCY05leE9BYkEvU2I4QT09 
  • Know Your Rights:

    • Learn how to legally protect yourself and those around you if you experience or witness anti-Asian incidents on campus. Join Winston G. DeCuir, Jr., Vice President of Legal Affairs and General Counsel at LSU, for a discussion on the legal rights and recourses of the A/AAPI community when racist, xenophobic, or Islamophobic attacks or harassment occur on our campus. Bring your questions, worries, and concerns.  

When: Tuesday, September 21
What Time: 3-4 pm  
Where: On Zoom; https://lsu.zoom.us/j/96018124720 
Meeting ID: 960 1812 4720