2020-2021 SCHARP Grant Artist-in-Residence: Ben Barson, member of the Afro-Yaqui Music Collective
We welcome Ben Barson, Composer, Coordinator, Musician and member of the Afro-Yaqui Music Collective as this year's Artist-in-Residence. Mr. Barson is the 2018 Winner of the Johnny Mandel Prize in Jazz Composition from ASCAP and a Jazz Studies PhD Candidate from the University of Pittsburgh.
He is a past winner of the AAASI's Fred Ho prize funding scholarly research of Fred Ho's archives in UConn's Special Collections. As the protege of Fred Ho, Mr. Barson carries into the present a radical legacy of abolition, decolonization, and anti-racism through his artistry, talent, and creativity in the performing arts. As a member of the Afro-Yaqui Music Collective we welcome all their partners in a series of exciting programs, events, and workshops throughout the academic year.
Learn more about the Collective here.
FOCUS ON FACULTY & INSTITUTE INITIATIVES
An interview conducted by Jason O. Chang, director of the Asian and Asian American Studies Institute, with Ryan Verano ’18 (CLAS), a UConn economics major and Asian American studies minor, on his mission in the healthcare field.
Read the interview here.
Meet The Director!
Welcome to the Asian and Asian American Studies Institute. Read Jason Chang's message here.
For more information about the program, please contact Jason Chang, director of the Asian and Asian American Studies Institute, at email@example.com or (860) 486-5717.
For all other inquiries, please contact the CLAS Business Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or (860) 486-1231.
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This Year’s Inagaural Activist-in-Residence
Meet Mike Keo, founder of the #IAMNOTAVIRUS Campaign.
Read about the campaign, and find our resources here.
- Statement from Centers, Institutes, and Programs on Racial Injustice and Ending White SupremacyWe, the faculty and staff of the interdisciplinary Centers, Institutes, and Programs, stand together to express our shock, our heartbreak, and our outrage at the horrific and senseless killing of George Floyd and the ongoing violence against Black people. George Floyd, David McAtee, Tony McDade, Ahmaud Arbery, Eric Garner, Breonna Taylor, Kathryn Johnston, Ayiana Stanley-Jones, […]Posted on June 8, 2020
- Pandemic Anti-Racism ReaderCan’t view the PDF? Click or tap here to download it! https://asianamerican.uconn.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/642/2020/04/A-Pandemic-Anti-Racism-Reader.pdfPosted on April 15, 2020