Albion Celebrates Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Food, dance, films and other cultural activities enliven Albion College as the campus celebrates Asian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month. These events are free and open to the public; for more information contact Erika Buckley, assistant director of Intercultural Affairs, at or 517/629-0501.

Tuesday, April 3: "The Real Hawaii." Albion College's Intercultural Affairs office hosts a reception with stories, food, and music from Polynesian cultures. Presentations will be made by Albion College staff, and students who participated in a field trip to Hawaii earlier this year. 4 p.m., Ferguson Hall first floor.

 Monday, April 9: Film, "Vincent Who?" In 1982, during a wave of anti-Japanese sentiment in the U.S., a Chinese-American named Vincent Chin was murdered by two white autoworkers, whose punishment didn't include jail time. The film's director, Tony Lam, will attend the screening and lead a discussion afterward. 7 p.m., Norris Center Towsley Hall

 Thursday, April 12 "Bhangara Night." A celebration of Bhangara music and dance lessons provided by special guests. 7 p.m., Kellogg Center

  Sunday, April 21: Mega Cultural Event Street Fair. Albion College student organizations come together for a fun-filled afternoon of cultural booths, displays, food and performances on a main stage. Reggae fest will follow shortly after. 4:30 to 7 p.m., Albion College Quadrangle