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Minor Feelings: APIDA Experience in the United States is a Course

Minor Feelings: APIDA Experience in the United States

Started Mar 30, 2021
1.5 credits

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Full course description

Date: Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
Location: CarmenZoom (Details below)
1.5 CE Clock Hours

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Course Description

This event is a panel discussion by three members of the Ohio State University community about the experiences of Asian, Pacific Islander, and Desi Americans (APIDA) in the United States. Centered on the book Minor Feelings, by Cathy Park Hong, the panelists will discuss the entanglement of identity and racism for members of the APIDA population.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this training participants will be able to:

  • Raise awareness of discrimination and racism against APIDAs.
  • Understand the cultural and historical roots of discrimination and racism against APIDAs.
  • Demonstrate the complex effects of discrimination on the identity and everyday lived experiences of APIDAs.
  • Raise awareness of participants of their own biases against APIDAs.
  • Provide individual - and systems - level strategies to reduce racism and discrimination against APIDAs.


1.5 CEs are available for participants who complete this training. Partial credit will not be awarded.

  • CEs will be awarded based on the times automatically recorded upon your arrival to and departure from the webinar. Please allow yourself enough time install the Zoom application on your computer or phone in advance of the webinar start time:
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  • If you are licensed by The State of Ohio CSWMFT Board, please be sure to provide your full license number when registering in Zoom or completing the course evaluation or your participation will not be reported to CE Broker.

Meet Your Presenters

Dr. Namiko Kunimoto is an associate professor in the department of History of Art and Director of the Center for Ethnic Studies at the Ohio State University. Based on her expertise in race, gender, urbanization, and transnationalism through art and visual culture, Dr. Kunimoto has organized community discussions on bystander training, panels on the incarceration of Japanese-American, Latino/a people, and First Nations peoples at Fort Sil, and workshops on how to take action against racism during COVID19. 

Sophia Antoun, M.A. is the Intercultural Specialist for Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Student Initiatives at the Ohio State University Multicultural  Center. Ms. Antoun has experience teaching a wide range of topics that impact the way we experience the  world. In all her workshops and programs, she is   intentional about implementing the intersectional  approach necessary for creating true social change.

Eunice Uhm, M.A. is a PhD Candidate in the department of History of Art at the Ohio State University. Ms. Uhm studies modern and contemporary art, with a transnational focus on the United States and East Asia. Her dissertation, “The Subversive Possibilities of Diaspora: Aesthetic Subjectivities of Migration and Displacement in South Korean and Japanese Art, 1960s – Present,” examines the conditions of migration and the diasporic aesthetic subjectivities in the works of contemporary Japanese and South Korean art from the 1960s to the present.

Training Details

  • Date: Tuesday, April 20, 2021
  • Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Location: CarmenZoom

    You will receive access to the Zoom link upon registration. You will then receive an email confirmation containing a unique webinar link. Please do not share this link. If you do not complete this step, you will not receive access to the webinar.

ADA Accommodations

If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact or 614-292-3032. Requests received at least 2-weeks in advance will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.

Contact Us

The Ohio State University
College of Social Work
Office of Continuing Education
302 Stillman Hall
1947 College Road
Columbus, OH 43210

Phone: 614-292-3032

The Ohio State University College of Social Work is an approved provider of The State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider Number: RCST111747