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Sally Wen Mao (left) is the author of “Oculus” and “Mad Honey Symposium.”

Poet Sally Wen Mao closes out AAPI Heritage Month with readings from her award-winning books

By Ananya Pathapadu, Staff Writer May 25, 2021
Sally Wen Mao is the author of “Oculus” and “Mad Honey Symposium.” Her first book, “Mad Honey Symposium,” was given the Kinereth Gensler Award in 2012. “Oculus” was published in 2019 and was named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Must-Read Books of 2019, and highly reviewed by NPR, The Washington Post and The New Yorker, among others.
Deepa Iyer, a South Asian American activist, writer and lawyer, spoke to Pitt students about her recent book, “We Too Sing America: South Asian, Arab, Muslim, and Sikh Immigrants Shape Our Multiracial Future” in the William Pitt Union Wednesday evening. (Photo by Issi Glatts | Assistant Visual Editor)

Activist, students discuss U.S. race relations

By Zane Crowell | Staff Writer March 15, 2018

Deepa Iyer was working in the Civil Rights division of the Department of Justice when two planes crashed into the World Trade Center September 11, 2001. She immediately thought about two different...

Asian Studies Center acting associate director Lynn Kawaratani congratulates a participant at Wednesday’s Coming of Age ceremony. (Photo by Issi Glatts | Staff Photographer)

Japanese students come of age

By Prachi Patel | Staff Writer January 11, 2018

Wrapped in a floral kimono, sophomore Nika Tanimoto hurried up to the podium in the ballroom of the University Club, bowed and accepted a delicate black umbrella. It was a token of celebrating her coming...

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