Celebrate Jewish American and AAPI Heritage Months
The month of May honors the contributions, achievements, and future successes of Jewish Americans and Asian American and Pacific Islanders. This month, MSOE’s Office of Multicultural Affairs encourages students, faculty and staff to learn more about the impact these two influential groups have had on American culture.
May 6, 6 p.m.
Jim Lee and Asian American Superheroes
Celebrate the life and work of DC Chief Creative Officer and Publisher Jim Lee, who will be joined by illustrator Bernard Chang (“Generations Forged”) and writers Sarah Kuhn (“Shadow of the Batgirl”) and Minh Lê (“Green Lantern: Legacy”).
Spiritual Audacity Screening
A FREE drop-in screening of a documentary of the remarkable life of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, mentor to MLK Jr. and the civil rights movement.
May 10, 12 p.m.
Communities Coming Together
Hear U.S. Representatives Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Brenda Lawrence discuss the importance of America’s Black and Jewish communities coming together to combat stereotypes, prejudice, and hate in all forms.
May 19, 5:30 p.m.
CULINASIA: Southeast Asia Got Something to Say
Register for this FREE event on the future of Asian food in America, with insight from Food Network Star Jet Tila and MasterChef Christina Hà, and a cooking demo from restaurant-owner Genevieve Villamora and Vilailuck "Pepper" Teigen, author of The Pepper Thai Cookbook: Family Recipes from Everyone's Favorite Thai Mom.
- Access books, films and other resources curated by the Walter Schroeder Library to learn more about Jewish American and Asian Pacific American Heritage
- Check out Gold House’s 2021 A100 List, created to honor the most impactful Asians and Asian American & Pacific Islanders in culture
- View this list extensive list of Notable Jewish Americans