VIDEO: UC Berkeley Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Today

VIDEO: UC Berkeley Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Today

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  

Directions to Our Fundraising Kickoff Dinner on Friday, November 7th

Directions to Our Fundraising Kickoff Dinner on Friday, November 7th

Our fundraising kickoff dinner is a little over a week away! It will take place on Friday, November 7, at Far East Café in San Francisco’s Chinatown. The restaurant is located at 631 Grant Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94108. We will begin seating at 6:30pm. Below are directions to the restaurant and parking information.Driving Directions […]

2013-2014 AAADS SPONSORED EVENTS

OCTOBER 15th, 2013A public forum, 15% and Growing: The Civic Engagement of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in California, was held on the civic engagement of AAPIs in California, featuring insights from policy scholars and community leaders on the ways to forge a new path forward. OCTOBER 17th, 2013A historic convening of nationally recognized community leaders […]

hardboiled

hardboiled

hardboiled was founded in 1997 in response to the lack of Asian Pacific American (APA) perspectives in the mainstream press. It seeks to empower the APA community by raising awareness and facilitating discussion on issues in an inclusive space. It currently functions as a student publication, an ASUC-sponsored student organization, a DeCal course, and an […]

Dawn Lee Tu, Director, Asian Pacific American  Student Development Office at UC Berkeley

Dawn Lee Tu, Director, Asian Pacific American Student Development Office at UC Berkeley

Dawn Lee Tu is the new Director of the Asian Pacific American Student Development  (APASD) Office. Jere Takahashi, currently a lecturer in AAADS, stepped down from APASD after 25 years of service. Before coming to Berkeley, Dr. Lee Tu was at the University of San Francisco as director of both the Intercultural Center and the […]

Racial Formation in the United States: Third Edition

Racial Formation in the United States: Third Edition

It has been thirty years since AAADS Professor Michael Omi and Professor Howard Winant (currently at UC Santa Barbara) first published Racial Formation in the United States. Regarded as a seminal work on race theory, the book was re-released twenty years ago as a second edition in the middle of the Clinton years, when racial dynamics […]

Hannah Michell and The Defections

Hannah Michell and The Defections

AAADS lecturer Hannah Michell’s debut novel, “The Defections,” published in February, 2014, is a narrative set in the backdrop of the turbulent geopolitical climate between modern day South Korea and North Korea. The novel follows the stories of three displaced characters, each suffering from a sense of “unbelonging” in the metropolis of Seoul: Mia, a […]