2021 Asian American High School Conference Student Registration Form
Thank you for your interest in the 22nd annual Asian American High School Conference!

Date: Friday, March 5th, 2020
Time: 9:00 - 12:00 PM
Place: Zoom

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The Asian American High School Conference is an annual academic and leadership conference that brings together high school students from all across Utah. Students are provided with educational resources, including scholarships, admissions, and major exploration workshops, and opportunities to meet and connect with U of U faculty, staff, and students. Students also attend critical learning workshops on Asian and Asian American issues, current events, social justice, and identity.

This year's theme is "Brand Yourself". The main goals of this conference are to encourage Asian American students to make a name for themselves as well as highlight their features, skills, and talents that they have as youths in this society while also putting a focus on Asian Americans in film, media, entertainment and the importance of having representation on various platforms. We hope to encourage the pursuit of higher education and help students find ways to make a positive change in their communities.

Keynote Speaker: Yu Gu
"Yu Gu is a filmmaker born in Chongqing, China and raised in Vancouver, Canada. She works in narrative and documentary film, using a lyrical approach to explore themes of identity, migration and artistic freedom. Yu’s hybrid documentary A Moth In Spring premiered at Hot Docs International Film Festival and was licensed and distributed by HBO. Her feature documentary films Who Is Arthur Chu? and A Woman’s Work are currently supported by the Center for Asian-American Media, Sundance Institute, ITVS, Tribeca Film Institute, Firelight Media and Film Independent. In collaboration with artist Gu Xiong and Academy Award-winner Mark J. Harris, Gu is developing Interior Migrations, a multi-platform project documenting the memories of migrant workers. Gu received her MFA in film production from the University of Southern California. She also works as an editor and recently completing The Walk, a short film for HBO, and music videos for Jewel."

The last day to register for High School Conference is March 3rd at 11:59 pm.

For more information about AAHSC 2021, please visit aasauofu.com or facebook.com/aasauofu
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact aasa.uofu@gmail.com
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What are some areas of interest/intended field of study?
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Have you attended the Asian American High School Conference before?
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What do you wish to get out of this conference
What would you like to learn or gain at this conference? This could be anything such as scholarships, admissions, college connections and/or involvement opportunities.
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The University of Utah and AASA seek to provide equal access to its programs, services, and activities for people with disabilities. If you need accommodations to attend conference, please describe them below.
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