Third World Liberation Front at UC Berkeley's Sather Gate

New Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Introduction video!

Please watch this fantastic new introduction video about the past, present, and future of the Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Program at UC Berkeley!  

Japanese American Speaker Series: John Tateishi

Japanese American Speaker Series: John Tateishi

John Tateishi will be speaking tomorrow on his involvement in the Japanese American Citizen’s League (JACL) redress campaign and the eventual signing of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988. As the JACL National Executive Director, he also served as an important national voice challenging the Bush administration’s policies that targeted Arab and Muslim communities and […]

AAADS Welcome Reception on Friday, October 17th

AAADS Welcome Reception on Friday, October 17th

AAADS will be having it’s Fall 2014 Welcome Reception next Friday Oct. 17! The event will run from 12-2PM at the Multicultural Community Center (MCC), Hearst Field Annex D-37. All are welcome to learn more about our program, meet our faculty, and interact with alumni, current students, and prospective students! Delicious, free food will be […]

Speaker Series: Chizu Iiyama and Jimi Yamaichi

Speaker Series: Chizu Iiyama and Jimi Yamaichi

Please join us this THURSDAY, Sept 25th from 3-5 PM in 554 Barrows to hear Mrs. Chizu Kitano Iiyama and Mr. Jimi Yamaichi speak about their wartime experiences, as well as their work for economic, political, and social justice on a variety of fronts — particularly within the Asian American community. Mrs. Chizu Kitano Iiyama is […]

Reparations and the Human

Reparations and the Human

The Program of Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies would like to invite you to Dr. David Eng’s lecture, “Reparations and the Human,” on Wednesday, October 8, from 12:00 to 1:30 PM in 554 Barrows Hall. Dr. Eng will talk about his forthcoming book, Reparations and the Human, on the problems of reparations after the Second […]

Destination Delano 2014

Destination Delano 2014

DESTINATION DELANO 2014 is a convergence of the Filipino Community and its supporters from throughout California and beyond to commemorate the historic 1965 Coachella and Delano Grape Strikes led by the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee (AWOC), AFL-CIO, under the leadership of Larry Dulay Itliong. Since the early 1900’s, the Filipino labor movement in this country had been organizing to […]

Asian American Pacific Islander Health Research Group

Asian American Pacific Islander Health Research Group

AAPI Health Research Group – S (Student Organization) will hold its first meeting this Thursday, September 18, from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM in 79 Dwinelle Hall.The purpose of the student organization is to foster an understanding of “community health” and to provide training of clinical volunteer skills among the general student population on campus. […]

Fred Ho Memorial Tribute Sunday SEPTEMBER 7, 2014

Fred Ho Memorial Tribute Sunday SEPTEMBER 7, 2014

STRUGGLE FOR A NEW WORLD! Fred Ho Memorial Tribute Sunday SEPTEMBER 7, 2014 2:00–4:30pm @ Oakland Asian Cultural Center 388 9th St #290, Oakland, free admission Co-sponsored by Freedom Archives, The Poetry Center and the Design Center for Global Needs at San Francisco State University, and Oakland Asian Cultural Center On Sunday, September 7th an […]

Lecturer Maxine Hong Kingston ’62, M.Ed. ’65 Awarded the 2013 National Medal of Arts

Lecturer Maxine Hong Kingston ’62, M.Ed. ’65 Awarded the 2013 National Medal of Arts

Author and longtime Berkeley lecturer Maxine Hong Kingston ’62, M.Ed. ’65 was awarded the 2013 National Medal of Arts at a recent White House ceremony! Best known for her books The Woman Warrior and China Men, Kingston’s “novels and non-fiction have examined how the past influences our present, and her voice has strengthened our understanding […]

Spaces Available in Some AAADS Courses!

Spaces Available in Some AAADS Courses!

Some AAADS courses still have seats! List below. For a complete list of courses offered this Fall, please click here. For Course Control Numbers and other official scheduling information, please click here 20A “Introduction to the History of Asians in the United States” Chris Chua & Elaine Kim (MWF 12-1:00PM, 105 North Gate) Sections: (M 9-10:00AM, 104 Barrows), (Tu […]

AIWA Looking for Volunteer English as Second Language (ESL) Teachers!

AIWA is looking for volunteer English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers! Asian Immigrant Women Advocates (AIWA), a non-profit organization in Oakland’s Chinatown, is looking for a volunteer teacher to co-teach an ESL class for homecare workers in our Oakland office. Class is held on Tuesday evening from 6-8 and will run from August to October. […]