VIDEO: UC Berkeley Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Today

VIDEO: UC Berkeley Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Today

Volunteer Opportunity-CAAMFest

Volunteer Opportunity-CAAMFest

Every year, the Center of Asian American Media (CAAM) is the host of CAAMFest- an eleven day festival showcasing new Asian and Asian American films. food programs, and music. The film program consists of narratives, shorts, documentaries, and many international films. The festival will take place on March 12-22 in San Francisco, Oakland, and Berkeley. […]

Book Talk: Racial Formation in the United States

Book Talk: Racial Formation in the United States

Michael Omi and Howard Winant discuss the new edition of Racial Formation in the United States (2015) published 20 years after the release of the previous edition. While the authors have maintained the overall structure of their classic work, they have completely revised and rewritten every chapter. The ambitious purpose of the book remains the same: to […]

Leadership in Action: A paid summer internship opportunity for students interested in working for the API community in Southern California

Leadership in Action: A paid summer internship opportunity for students interested in working for the API community in Southern California

The Development Associate at Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, Inc. (LEAP), a national nonprofit organization in Los Angeles, CA, has a paid summer internship opportunity in Los Angeles for students at UC Berkeley. Leadership in Action (LIA) is an eight-week paid summer internship program designed to develop emerging young leaders by providing college students with […]

Photos from our national conference on the Lau v. Nichols decision

Photos from our national conference on the Lau v. Nichols decision

Happy New Year! Thank you for a wonderful 2014. Please click HERE to view photos from our national conference on the Lau v. Nichols Supreme Court decision that  had a profound impact on public education and fundamentally changed the way American public institutions provide services to people with different needs. There were a host of experts […]

Fall 2014 AAADS 20A class "Puppy Dog Prize

Fall 2014 AAADS 20A class “Puppy Dog Prize

Four students in Christopher Chua’s Fall 2014 AAADS 20A class received the “Puppy Dog Prize”–with accompanying Qing-Dynasty scholars’ caps (note the queues)–for their “generous spirit, encouraging presence, and contributions to their classmates’ learning.”  From L-to-R:  GSI Claire Kunesh, Tien Nguyen, Josh Ko, GSI Khoa Ngo, Rikio Inouye, and Hannah Li.

UCLA Urban Planning Diversity Recruitment Event (Dec. 6)

UCLA Urban Planning Diversity Recruitment Event (Dec. 6)

The Department of Urban Planning in the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs trains practitioners for leadership roles in the planning profession. Its students work to build prosperous, sustainable and equitable communities through linking knowledge and action in one or more areas of specialization—community economic development and housing, design and development, environmental analysis and policy, regional […]

Invitation: White House Initiative on AAPIs Conference Call on Launch of AAPI Bullying Prevention Task Force

Invitation: White House Initiative on AAPIs Conference Call on Launch of AAPI Bullying Prevention Task Force

Please join the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders for a conference call on Thursday, November 20, 2014, at 4:00 PM ET on the launch of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Bullying Prevention Task Force, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Department of Education, and the […]

“Lives and Legacy: Three Generations of Japanese American Women at Cal” (A Panel Discussion)

On Thursday, November 20th, the Japanese American Women Alumnae of U.C. Berkeley (JAWAUCB) and the Asian American & Asian Diaspora Studies Program (AAADS) will present a panel discussion entitled, “Lives and Legacy: Three Generations of Japanese American Women at U.C. Berkeley.” This discussion is being held to commemorate the recent publication of a monograph by Dr. […]

White House Initiatitive on AAPI's Internship Opportunity

White House Initiatitive on AAPI’s Internship Opportunity

Looking for the internship of a lifetime? Want to make a difference in the AAPI community? Apply to the spring internship program with the White House Initiative on AAPIs by this Sunday, November 16! Apply today! http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/aapi/internships