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ADPI Heritage Month at the UO

Hear from the experiences of faculty, staff and students. Learn about research on the impact of COVID on the South Asian Indian population in the U.S. Find out about activities, events, groups and resources on campus and in the community, and much more!

ADPI Month at the UO

ADPI Heritage Month 2022:

What We Can Learn from the Theory of Racial Triangulation 

by Yvette Alex-Assensoh

Vice President for Equity and Inclusion

Two years ago, ‘Stop Asian Hate’ emerged as a rallying cry and social media hashtag in response to the spike in anti-Asian hate crimes in the United States. Not only have the hate crimes continued since, but national discussions questioning what people are actually doing to stop the hate crimes, besides talking about them, have become an annual tradition ironically commemorating the creation of the hashtag. People in ADPI communities throughout the country are understandably concerned for their safety and frustrated by the lack of substantive action. Clearly, the work must go deeper...Read more

Read the full essay

UO Events

Longevity: The Archaeology of a Chinese Business in Eugene's Market District

Museum of Natural & Cultural History

May 3 | Open to the public

Recent excavations have revealed an early twentieth-century Chinese restaurant and gift store in downtown Eugene. Join MNCH for a glimpse into how the business successfully operated amidst racist laws and a predominantly Euro-American community.

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"Feels Like Home"

Pilipino Culture Night 2022

May 7  | 5:30 pm

 Erb Memorial Union (EMU) Ballroom

Celebrate Filipino culture through dances, food, and performances.


Korean Culture Night

May 9 | 5:30pm

 Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Ballroom

At this annual K-Night, find traditional and K-pop performances, a fashion show, photo booth, Korean food, raffle, and more.

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APASU Night Market

May 13 | 5-8 pm

EMU Green

A yearly event hosted by APASU, the Asian and Pacific American Student Union, during heritage month. The event "serves as a means of celebrating identity, and features multiple clubs on campus that identify as Asian and Pacific American." There will be multiple performances and much food for purchase.

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Remember This:

Hung Liu at Trillium

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

Barker and Soreng Galleries

May through August 2022

Renowned contemporary Chinese-American artist Hung Liu explored subjects ranging from portraits to landscapes to still life images. She reflects upon history, memory, tradition, migration, and social justice.

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Hung Liu
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Hui ‘O Hawai’i Lū’au 2022 - Ke Alaula

May 21 | 5 pm

McArthur Court

 Info and Tickets

UO Hui ‘O Hawai’i presents their 47th Annual Lū’au-“Ke Alaula” (The Light of Daybreak). A lū’au is a celebration that embraces the Hawaiian culture and the company of one another. All are welcome to this event that includes live music, authentic Hawaiian food, and a program featuring traditional Hawaiian dances.

Ducks After Dark

EMU Redwood

Activities: 7:15 pm | Films: 8 pm

Free with valid UO ID

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Spirited Away

May 5

Studio Ghilbi animated classic tells the story of a young girl, Chihiro, who becomes trapped in a strange new world of spirits. When her parents undergo a mysterious transformation, she must call upon the courage she never knew she had to free her family.

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May 12

It’s the 1980s, and David, a 17-year-old Korean American boy, is faced with new surroundings and a different way of life when his father, Jacob, moves their family from the West Coast to rural Arkansas.  


Community Events

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Eugene Asian Night Market

Asian Night Market

May 20 | 5-10 pm

Downtown Eugene

Celebrate the rich cultural diversity and influence of night markets that exist all throughout Asia. An evening of cultural performances, Asian food, a craft marketplace, and Asian films courtesy of a partnership with the DisOrient Film Festival and Taiwanese director Lu Mian Mian (playing at the Broadway Metro).

Read about ADPI events and activities in Around the O:

UO celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in May


Student Groups

Ahiru Daiko

Asian, Desi, & Pacific Islander Strategies Interest Group (ADPI SIG) 

Asian and Pacific American Student Union

Chinese Student and Scholar Association

Hong Kong Student Association (HKSA) 

UO Hui'O Hawai'i 

International Student Association 

Japanese Student OrganizationKorean Student Association 

Kultura Pilipinas 

Students of the Indian Subcontinent 

Taiwanese Student Association 

Thai Student Association 

UO Wushu 

Uso: Virtual Asian, Desi & Pacific Islander Study Hall 

Vietnamese Student Association 


Asian Studies 

Asian Studies Resource Guide – UO Libraries 

Center for Asian and Pacific Studies 

e-Asia Digital Library 

East Asian Languages and Literature 

East Asian Studies 

Southeast Asian Archaeology Lab 

Southeast Asian Studies 

UO Library Asian Collection 

Community Resources

Asian American Council of Oregon 

Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance,

   Oregon Chapter 

Asian Pacific American Network of

   Oregon (APANO) 

Chinese American Benevolent

   Association (CABA) 

Council of Filipino American

   Associations (CFAA) 

DisOrient Asian American Film Festival

Chinese Immersion School 

Eugene-Kathmandu Sister City


Eugene Taiko 

Golden Kỳ Lân Youth Lion Dance of

   Lane County 

Hãlau Hula o Nã Pua o Hawai‘i Nei 

Japanese American Association of

 . Oregon 

Korean American Coalition (KAC) 

Northwest China Council 

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