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Asian-American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month

In 1990, President George W. Bush designated May as Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month. The month of May was chosen to commemorate the immigration of the first Japanese immigrants to the U.S. in 1843. Many colleges and universities celebrate this heritage month in April while students are still on campus.

Cultural Events 2019

Film Screening: Yellow Earth

Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 7 p.m.
Kenworthy Theater
Sponsored by: Confucius Institute

India Night

Sunday, April 7, 2019, 5 p.m.
Sponsored by: Indian Student Association

Chinese Cinema in a Global Context Conference

April 14-15, 2019
Sponsored by: The Confucius Institute

  • Opening Session

    Sunday, April 14, 2019, 4 p.m.
    Best Western

  • Film: One-Armed Swordsman
    Sunday, April 14, 2019, 8 p.m.
    Kenworthy Performing Arts Center
  • Keynote Address: Dr. Poshek Fu
    Monday, April 15, 2019, 8 a.m.
    Clearwater Room
  • Panel Discussion
    Monday, April 15, 2019, 9 a.m.
    Clearwater Room
  • Keynote Address: Dr. Stanley Rosen
    Monday April 15, 2019, 5 p.m.
    Clearwater Room

An Archeological Look Into Idaho's Asian American History

By: Ph.D. Candidate, Renae Campbell
Wednesday, April 16, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
Horizon Room
Sponsored by: The Office of Multicultural Affairs

Chinese Food Cooking Social

Monday, April 22, 2019, 6 p.m.
1912 Center
Limited Space: To register, please contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs

Asian American, Pacific Islander Keynote Address and Print Making Workshop with Jay Davis

Art, Activism and Cultural Identity
Thursday, April 25, 2019, 6 p.m.
Aurora Room
Sponsored by: The Office of Multicultural Affairs

Film Screening: Crazy Rich Asians

Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 6 p.m.
Borah Theater
Sponsored by: Asian American Pacific Islander Association

Events sponsored by: Office of Multicultural Affairs, Asian American/Pacific Islander Association, Indian Student Association and the U of I Confucius Institute.

Upcoming Events

OMA provides campus with programs that celebrate multicultural communities. We work closely with student clubs and other partners to initiate cultural exchanges and education through events.

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Teaching & Learning Center Room 230

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr. MS 2439
Moscow, ID 83844-2439

Phone: 208-885-7716

Fax: 208-885-9494