VIDEO: UC Berkeley Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Today

VIDEO: UC Berkeley Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Today

The Suyama Project

The Suyama Project

The UCLA Asian American Studies Center, the National Japanese American Historical Society, and the Eji Suyama, 100th Battalion/442nd Draftees, No-Nos, Draft Resistors, And Renunciants Archival Collection Endowment Present… THE SUYAMA PROJECT: Block 42 / Tule Lake Discussion & Project Archives Presentation WHEN: Saturday, March 7, 2015, 1:00-3:00 PM WHERE: Japanese Cultural and Community Center of […]

Summer internships with the White House Initiative on AAPI’s in Washington, D.C., and Seattle

The White House Initiative on AAPI’s is accepting applications for summer internships in Washington, D.C. and at its west coast office in Seattle, Washington. This is a great opportunity for UCB students to get involved with an important initiative with great opportunities learn about the policy making process in federal government and develop leadership skills. […]

"Comfort Women Wanted": Film Screening and Q&A

“Comfort Women Wanted”: Film Screening and Q&A

Please join us for a film screening of the documentary “Comfort Women Wanted” and Q&A with the filmmaker, Chang-Jin Lee, on Thursday, March 5, at 4 pm in 180 Doe Library. The documentary is based on Lee’s interviews in 7 countries with Korean, Chinese, Taiwanese, Indonesian, Dutch, and Filipina comfort women survivors, as well as […]

Call for Submissions for an Asian American Women Artists Association Exhibition

Call for Submissions for an Asian American Women Artists Association Exhibition

The Asian American Women Artists Association is currently accepting submission for an exhibition in San Francisco. http://aawaa.net/programs/exhibitions/hungry-ghosts/ The theme of the exhibition is “Hungry Ghosts.” The concept of “Hungry Ghosts” is common throughout many Asian cultures and religions. It typically refers to the lost spirit of a deceitful, jealous or greedy person or someone who died in […]

Racial Formation in the United States - Omi and Winant 2/2/15

Racial Formation in the United States – Omi and Winant 2/2/15

On Monday, February 2, 2015, Professor Michael Omi and Professor Howard Winant visited UC Berkeley campus to talk about the newest edition of their book, Racial Formation in the United States (3 ed. 2014). Here are the links to their talk. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yawU5yhHGug https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=juApiqtWPg0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4rVEPihQsU   From the publisher: Twenty years since the publication of the […]

Summer 2015 Course & Field Research Trip to Japan

Summer 2015 Course & Field Research Trip to Japan

Transnational Community and Immigrant Incorporation in Japan and the U.S. June 22 – July 17, 2015 Akita International University – University of California, Berkeley In collaboration with the Akita International University (AIU), Akita Prefecture, Japan, the Center for Japanese Studies (CJS) announces a special four-week course from June 22 to July 17, 2015 to be […]

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 […]