2022 AAPI Heritage Week

The University of Louisville Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Faculty and Staff Association is excited to announce the inaugural University of Louisville AAPI Heritage Week Celebration. The AAPI Faculty and Staff Association will dedicate the week of April 10th  to April 16th to recognizing the contributions and influence of Asians, Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States. We are excited to participate and collaborate with for this inaugural celebration. You can see the week of activities below.

2022 AAPI Week of Events

AAPI Heritage Week Event Lineup

Sunday, April 10th, 2022

Opera Play “An American Dream”

Sponsored by Kentucky Opera

2:00-4 PM

Brown Theater

Registration: email Kentucky Opera ticketing specialist or purchase tickets at door. Mention UofL AAPI FSA for special discounts.


Monday, April 11th, 2022

Opening Event: Reflections on the Invisible Minority and Moving Forward in Solidarity

Sponsored by AAPI Faculty and Staff Association and Office of Diversity and Equity

Special Guests: Kentucky State Representative Nima Kulkarni and President Lori Gonzalez

11:30-1:30 PM

University Club Ballroom

Registration: https://tinyurl.com/ncy2w4w9


Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Femme Forward: UofL Women's Journeys Celebrating AAPI Heritage

Sponsored by Employee Success Center and AAPI Faculty and Staff Association

1:00-2:00 PM


Registration: https://tinyurl.com/v7snnsf4


Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Meet the Professor Lecture: Dr. Jianhua (Andrew) Zhao

Sponsored by Commonwealth Center for the Humanities and Society

5:00-6:30 PM


Registration: https://tinyurl.com/2hw8p2j3


Thursday, April 14, 2022

Cultural Conexiones celebrating AAPI Heritage

Sponsored by Cultural and Equity Center

12:00-1:00 PM

Cultural and Equity Center

Registration: https://tinyurl.com/2ct4wth3


Thursday, April 14, 2022

Crane House Young Professionals: Spring Recruitment

Sponsored by Asia Institute Crane House

7:00-9:00 PM

Asia Institute Crane House

Registration: email Amber Ma at Crane House


Friday, April 15, 2022

K^Motion: End of Year Showcase

Sponsored by K^Motion (Cardinal K-Pop Dance Team)

5:00-7:30 PM

Strickler Hall Middleton Theatre 101

Registration: https://tinyurl.com/s9cwzuz3


Saturday, April 16, 2022

Night of the Stars: AAPI Gala Celebration

Sponsored by Asian Pacific Student Union and Commission on Diversity and Racial Equity

7:00-9:00 PM

Red Barn

Registration: email Asian Pacific Student Union