APALA Midwinter Events [UPDATED]

APALA Midwinter Events

Reminder: Early bird registration ends today, Friday, January 17th.

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/

7:30 – 9:30PM – Executive Board Meeting, PCC-115 B

Saturday, January 25th

 1:00 – 2:30PM – APALA Committee Meeting, PCC-118 C

5:30 – 8:00 – APALA Social Dinner (w/ special guests Ellen Oh, Soman Chainani and Phoebe Yeh)

Karma Restaurant and Bar
114 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 925-1444

Directions by subway: https://goo.gl/maps/NAjmm
1. From the Loews Hotel (1200 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107), walk to 13th St Station (about 1 min , 299 ft)
2. At the 13th St Station, take the Market-Frankford Line towards Frankford Trans Ctr to 2nd St. Station 4 min (4 stops)
3. At 2nd St Station, walk to 114 Chestnut St (about 3 min , 0.1 mi)
Fares are $2.25 one way (exact change) or buy a token for $1.80 (see http://www.septa.org/fares/transit/index.html)
One day passes are also available for $8 and $12: https://shop.septa.org/index.php?target=categories&category_id=12

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