Celebrating Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month at USC
Uncover the Legacy of Dr. Theodore Hsi-en Chen
Dive into the remarkable life of an accomplished Asian American scholar who pioneered East Asian Studies at USC and strengthened the Chinese American community in LA and beyond.
“It’s a reminder of the continued need for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month – not just this month however but every month of every year – so that all of us can counter popular narratives … and keep telling our stories. ”Sumun Pendakur
AAPI Events at USC
USC AAPI Heritage Month Kick-Off
Join fellow Trojans on April 6 at noon in Founders Park to kick off Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
Encountering Alice in Japan
A two-day conference on Japanese adaptations of and interactions with the world of Alice in Wonderland.
Tales of Clamor
This hybrid theatre-circus piece focuses on hearings that led to redress for Japanese Americans and their families who were incarcerated during World War II.
Want more AAPI Heritage Month Events? Visit USC’s Event Calendar.
USC Pacific Asia Museum
Discover 50 years of the USC Pacific Asia Museum in this interactive timeline. Uncover hidden gems, explore stunning artworks, and immerse yourself in diverse narratives that shine a light on the wonders of the Pacific and Asia regions.
USC News Stories
- USC wraps up a month of on-campus events as the national observation of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month begins.
- Leadership Awards will go to Husodo Angkosubroto and Gay Q. Yuen. Pranav Shah and Sean Miura will also be honored.
- More than 650 students, faculty and staff enjoy singing, dancing and speaker remarks during opening event in Founders Park on the University Park Campus.
- Rodney To discusses the significance of the big screen comedy Easter Sunday, in which he co-stars with a cast of fellow Filipino Americans.
Voices Across Campus
Getting into the right ‘Mindset’ at USC
ElevASIAN looks at how a K-pop star is working to normalize mental health conversations.
Desi@USC: How to stay involved in your culture
Trojans 360 explores how to stay connected to your culture at USC.
AAPI Reading List
Check out these books curated by AAPI Trojans and available at USC Libraries.
Video: Mural celebrates AAPI students
“Passage” incorporated the stories and experiences of students, staff and faculty in the AAPI community.
Video: USC AAPI Heritage
Watch the 2022 USC celebration for AAPI Heritage Month.
USC Asian Pacific American Student Services (APASS)
APASS connects AAPI students to resources, programming, leadership development, and community.
USC Asian Pacific Islander Faculty and Staff Assembly (APIFSA)
Join APIFSA to support and give voice to the AAPI faculty and staff community at USC.
USC Asian Pacific Alumni Association
APAA supports Asian Pacific Islander alumni, and connects them with USC and one another and offers scholarships.
Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage with USC
- Use the USC AAPI Heritage Month digital graphics
- Add your AAPI events to the USC Event Calendar. Use the tag USC_AAPIHM to be included in the channel.
- Join the USC’s AAPI Heritage Month programming committee. Contact Peter Limthongviratn at firstname.lastname@example.org