Skip to content

Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Month 2018

CSUMB celebrates Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Month in April and May. Here are a few resources related to some of the programs and events happening on campus this month.

Taiko Drum Lesson

Friday, April 20, 2018, 2-4 p.m., Meeting House

A demonstration from the Watsonville Taiko drumming group.

book cover

Bender, Shawn. Taiko Boom: Japanese Drumming in Place and Motion. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2012.

book cover

Johnson, Henry, and Jerry C Jaffe. Performing Japan: Contemporary Expressions of Cultural Identity. Leiden, NL: BRILL, 2008.

Holi Festival

Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Main Quad

Learn about and participate in the Indian festival of spring.

book cover

Henderson, Carol E. Culture and Customs of India. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2002.

book cover

Sen, Colleen Taylor. Feasts and Fasts: A History of Food in India. London, UK : Reaktion Books, 2015.

APIA Lū'au

Thursday, April 26, 2018, 5-8 p.m., Dining Commons

Live performances and dishes from Asia and the Pacific Islands.

book cover

Okihiro, Gary Y. Island World: A History of Hawai'i and the United States. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008.

book cover

Carr, J. Revell. Hawaiian Music in Motion: Mariners, Missionaries, and Minstrels. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2014.


(831) 582-3733