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Queens College
Asian / American Center



Sponsor/Parent Agency:City University of New York (CUNY)
Address:65-30 Kissena Blvd. Flushing NY 11367
Telephone(s):718-997-3050
Fax:718-997-3055
E-mail:aac@qc.edu
World Wide Web: http://www.qc.cuny.edu/academics/Centers/Asian/


Description:

Dedicated to the development of community-oriented research to analyze the multicultural diaspora experience of Asians in the Americas. CONFERENCES AND PUBLICATIONS Holds an annual conference in which diverse local Asian groups can examine primary issues impacting on their welfare. The Center publishes Working Papers on a variety of studies of the Asian diaspora in the Americas. It also publishes the RE- series of brief information sheets profiling topics related to various Asian communities in NYC. Newsletter: "A / AC News." TRANSLATION SERVICES Provides free translation services to improve access to essential city and community services and programs for non-English speakers/readers. The Center translates short documents from English into Chinese, Hindi, Korean and Spanish for government agencies, health care institutions, youth service groups, senior centers, non-profit community organizations, arts groups, and programs that promote interethnic, interracial and intercultural exchange. ASIANS IN THE AMERICAS RESEARCH COLLECTION Houses a unique collection of over 600 titles dealing with Asians in the Americas. This library is open to the public by appointment.




Hours:

Mon-Fri 10-5.




Services Offered:Language TranslationLibrariesWorkshops / Symposiums
Languages Offered:ChineseHindiKoreanSpanish
Target Groups(Ethnic):Asian AmericansAsians / Pacific IslandersChineseHispanics / LatinosKoreansSouth Asians