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APALA Midwinter Events [UPDATED]

Friday, January 24, 2014 - 12:00 pm to Saturday, January 25, 2014 - 9:30 pm, US/Eastern

Please find a list of our events and activities for the 2014 ALA Midwinter Conference. Registration for a visit to the Asian Arts Initiative on Friday and for the APALA Social Dinner on Saturday is now live at http://www.apalaweb.org/resources/registration/.


Friday, January 24th


Asian Arts Initiative, 1219 Vine St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Directions from Loews Hotel: https://goo.gl/maps/BQH4i


12:00 -1:00 –  Lunch at Asian Arts Initiative, catered by Philadelphia Chutney Company

1:00 -1:30 – Talk by Samip Mallick of SAADA (South Asian American Digital Archive)

1:30-2:00 – TBA

2:00 -3:00 – Tour of Asian Arts Initiative

Register at http://www.apalaweb.org/resources/registration/


Saturday, January 25th


5:30 – 8:00 – APALA Social Dinner

w/ special guests Ellen Oh, Soman Chainani and Phoebe Yeh

Free Copies of Janet Wong’s Book for APALA MidWinter Social Dinner Attendees!

Not only will you hear from up-and-coming authors Ellen Oh and Soman Chainani and have the opportunity to pick up signed copies of their books, but you could also receive a free copy of Janet Wong’s new book just in time for the Lunar New Year! They won’t be available anywhere else at ALA and supplies are limited, so hurry and register to secure your copy!

Karma Restaurant and Bar

114 Chestnut St

Philadelphia, PA 19106

(215) 925-1444