No Longer Invisible: Asian and Pacific Islander Students at the University of Iowa

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No Longer Invisible: Asian and Pacific Islander Students at the University of Iowa

April 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Join University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections & Archives and the Asian Pacific American Cultural Center as we celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with the public launch of the Asian Alumni & Student Oral History Project.

Oral historian Jin Chang will present on the history of Asian racialization on the University of Iowa campus. Their presentation will be accompanied by oral history listening stations and a pop-up display from Special Collections & Archives featuring historic materials from Asian student organizations on campus.

This event is presented in conjunction with the current Main Library Gallery exhibition, We Are Hawkeyes: Celebrating 175 Years of Student Life at the University of Iowa.

Event Schedule:

4:00 PM – Presentation by Jin Chang in Shambaugh Auditorium (“No Longer Invisible: Asian and Pacific Islander Students at the University of Iowa”)
4:00 – 6:00 PM (drop-in) – Pop-up display and oral history listening stations available in the Main Library Gallery

This event is free and open to all.

Sponsored by the University of Iowa Libraries and the Asian Pacific American Cultural Center.

NOTE: The easiest way to access the Main Library Gallery is via the north entrance of the Main Library. FREE admission.

Parking information for the Main Library is here. Downtown parking ramps are recommended on weekdays.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Aiden Bettine in advance at 319-467-3252 or


April 8
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Main Library Gallery, University of Iowa Libraries
125 W Washington St
Iowa City, IA 52242 United States
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