VIDEO: UC Berkeley Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Today

VIDEO: UC Berkeley Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Today

Speaker Series: Break the Silence

Speaker Series: Break the Silence

SPEAKER SERIES: BREAK THE SILENCE on Occupational Health Issues: Workers’ Rights in Nail Salon Industry with featured guest speaker Thu Quach, Ph.D Wednesday, January 27, 4-5pm, 234 Dwinelle

From the Land of Shadows: War, Revolution, and the Making of the Cambodian Diaspora

From the Land of Shadows: War, Revolution, and the Making of the Cambodian Diaspora

Please join the Ethnic Studies Library and Eastwind Books of Berkeley in welcoming Professor Khatharya Um on Wednesday, December 2nd, 6-8pm at the Ethnic Studies Library. Professor Um will discuss her recently published book From the Land of Shadows: War, Revolution, and the Making of the Cambodian Diaspora and mark the opening of an exhibit entitled […]

Check out Elaine Kim's Retirement Video!!

Check out Elaine Kim’s Retirement Video!!

Here are two videos honoring our very own Professor Elaine H. Kim: Messages for Elaine Kim and Elaine Kim’s Retirement Video!!  

GIVE TO AAADS- Nov 19th!!

GIVE TO AAADS- Nov 19th!!

Support the Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Program at UC Berkeley! Help AAADS support: Undergraduate and Graduate Education Research Programming Community Engagement Thank you for advancing the legacy of our program for generations to come. _______________________________  November 19th is Berkeley’s 2nd 24 hr day of giving. Last year we raised more than $5M in one […]

Chinese Diaspora in Cuba Photo Exhibit

Chinese Diaspora in Cuba Photo Exhibit

Come visit the Chinese Diaspora in Cuba Photo Exhibit, which is on display this October in the Ethnic Studies Library. Photographed and curated by Marilyn Wong, the exhibit features photos that shed light on Chinese labor migration and presence in Cuba. From the library’s official website: “With the United States and Cuba moving towards the normalization […]

Phare, The Cambodian Circus presents 'Khmer Metal'

Phare, The Cambodian Circus presents ‘Khmer Metal’

  Phare, The Cambodian Circus presents ‘Khmer Metal’ at the Oakland Scottish Rite Center on Sunday, October 4th at 7:00 p.m. Tickets available at http://pharecircus.org/ustour2015/. Taking place over one evening in a grungy bar, ‘Khmer Metal’ tells stories of urban life in modern Cambodia through dance, theatre, breathtaking acrobatics and original, live music. CNN calls it an […]

"Monstress" Now Performing at A.C.T.'s Strand Theater

“Monstress” Now Performing at A.C.T.’s Strand Theater

From the A.C.T. Event Page: “In these two tales of contemporary Filipino-American life in California, adapted from the acclaimed collection of short stories by San Francisco author Lysley Tenorio, a vibrant array of characters strive for personal transformations that are seemingly impossible, wonderfully moving, and distinctly theatrical. The infamous headline-making eviction of Filipino residents from […]

Elaine H. Kim Retirement Celebration

Elaine H. Kim Retirement Celebration

After 44 years of dedicated service to the university, Professor Elaine H. Kim will be retiring this year. Professor Kim received her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, her M.A. from Columbia University, and her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. She also received an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from the University of […]

Japanese American History: SPEAKER SERIES

Japanese American History: SPEAKER SERIES

Come on by and check out the Japanese American History Fall 2015 Speaker Series. AAADS 122, “Understanding the Japanese American Experience: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives,” will be hosting its 4th Annual Speaker Series this fall. Sponsored by the Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Program with the Japanese American Women Alumnae of UC Berkeley, all […]

WLI Application due July 22- Space is limited!

Women’s Leadership Intensive (WLI) is a pilot five-day leadership program for women-identified [*] students focused on knowledge sharing, strategizing, skill-building and mentorship in a supportive and rejuvenating environment. WLI is taking place at the University of California at Berkeley on August 16 – 20, 2015! Priority is given to undergraduate and graduate students of UC […]