Dear IGGI Community,

We are excited to announce that this year’s Western Political Science Association meeting will be held in person from March 10-12, 2022 in Portland, Oregon. The Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) Mini-Conference within a conference will be held all day on Friday, March 11, 2021.

As we come out of the pandemic and an era of hate crimes against the Asian American community, we will also be celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Western Political Science Association. We hope that you will join us on March 11, 2021!

The tentative agenda for the APIA mini-conference is as below with more details to follow:

Friday, March 11, 2021 APIA Mini-Conference

Panel 29.01 WPSA at 75 Years: Asian America in the Profession

Panel 29.02 Making Visible the experience of Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders

Panel 29.03 Unpacking Asian Pacific American Politics thru Interdisciplinary Approaches

Panel 29.04 ''Asian American Connective Action in the Age of Social Media: Civic Engagement, Contested Issues, and Emerging Identities,'' by James Lai, Author Meets Critics

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