Seton Hall University

Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month is observed annually in May to celebrate the contributions that generations of AAPIs have made to American history, society, and culture in the United States. A rather broad term, Asian/Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia. The 2021 theme for AAPI Heritage Month is "Advancing Leaders Through Purpose-Driven Service."

Crazy Rich Asians Post-Movie Discussion
Monday, May 10

Come join us for a movie screening discussion of Crazy Rich Asians. We will discuss AAPI stereotypes, model minority myths, and ways to address these concerns in different spaces you are in and advocate for yourself.

Celebrate AAPI Cuisine with GDS
Wednesday, May 12

To celebrate AAPI Heritage Month, Gourmet Dining Services proudly presents an AAPI inspired menu at Chef’s Table during lunch on May 5.

An Evening Out on the Green
Thursday, May 13

Join HRL on the campus green to learn about Asian American and Pacific Islander artists and learn how to paint an Asian-inspired art design!

Thank God For Monday Webinar - AAPI Edition
Monday, May 17

Join Dr. Monica Burnette (Assoc. VP/ Chief of Staff, Student Services) and Dr. KC Choi (Chair, Department of Religion & Professor of Theological Ethics) as they discuss the importance AAPI Heritage month on the Thank God For Monday (TGFM) webinar.