Celebrate Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month!

Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Celebrate Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month!

Asian American Pacific Islander (AAIP) Heritage Month – also known as Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month – occurs each May. We take this time to honor the Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched our country's heritage and are instrumental to its future.

All Month: May 1 - 31

Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month Gallery | Artie’s Lounge

AAPI historical figures of the past, present, and future.


SCC Library

View the SCC Library Guide

Visit the SCC Library’s Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month library guide to learn about Asian American History in the United States.

SCC Library Book Club: Our Missing Hearts by Celeste Ng

Tuesday, April 23, 2024  |  LIB 425 and online  |  12 - 1:30 pm

Join the SCC Library as we discuss Our Missing Hearts. RSVP here

Twelve-year-old Bird doesn’t talk about his mother, a Chinese American poet who left the family three years ago. Her poetry has been deemed unpatriotic by the U.S. government, so she fled to keep her family safe. But when Bird receives a mysterious letter containing only a cryptic drawing, he is drawn into a quest to find her.

Fuel for Finals

Tuesday, April 30, 2024  |  Two Waters Circle  |  11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Join the Office of Student Experience & Leadership and Grand Canyon University for a day of fun activities to honor Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and prepare you for finals! Local Asian-owned businesses will provide light refreshments.

Movie: Raya and the Last Dragon

Wednesday, May 1, 2024  |  Artie’s Lounge  |  12 - 2 pm

Wind down midweek with a movie! Long ago, in the fantasy world of Kumandra, humans and dragons lived together in harmony. However, when sinister monsters like the Druun threatened the land, the dragons sacrificed themselves to save humanity. Now, 500 years later, those same monsters have returned, and it's up to a lone warrior to track down the last dragon and stop the Druun for good.

Popcorn and light refreshments will be provided!

Asian American Representation in Literature: An Author Talk with Rebecca F. Kuang

Tuesday, May 21, 2024  |  Online  |  4 pm MST

Sponsored by the SCC Library

We welcome you to register for a thrilling conversation with Rebecca F. Kuang (R.F. Kuang) as she chats with us about her New York Times bestselling novel, Yellowface. Yellowface grapples with questions of diversity, racism, and cultural appropriation, as well as the terrifying alienation of social media.

See More and Register here

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