Veritaas is the Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Newsletter. Check out our latest edition of Veritaas in the link below: Veritaas, Volume 6, March 2018
Welcome back everyone! As we begin a new spring semester, we wish to recognize the efforts of our community— both past and present—in reaffirming the legacy that is our Asian American Studies program and Ethnic Studies Department. Join us tomorrow, Jan 22, from 12:00-1:00 PM, at the Mario Savio Steps to commemorate the 50th Anniversary […]
Brief Words With AAADS Coordinator, Professor Lok Siu: Dear Friends, Thank you for attending our homecoming event, The Future of Asian Americans in a Multiracial United States. With over 300 people in attendance, the panel explored the legacies of the Third World Liberation Front and Asian American Studies, as well as their continued relevance to our current […]
News Flash! Today in Tuesday, November 6, 2018, from 11am-12:30pm, in 101 Morgan Hall, Joyce Xi, daughter of Xiaoxing Xi, will be discussing the racial profiling of Asian American scientists, and her experience in fighting for her father’s justice! Xiaoxing Xi (Chinese: 郗小星; pinyin: Xī Xiǎoxīng; born 1958) is a Chinese-born American physicist. He is […]
Thank you everyone for coming to this year’s AAADS Homecoming event! With students, faculty, and alumni invested in community building for years to come, we wanted to share how our community forged lifelong memories together! From us, and to you, here are the snapshots of these memories.
Upcoming Event: Diversity Matters: Race, Affirmative Action, and Asian Americans in Higher Education
AAADS is pleased to invite you this Thursday, from 5:30-7:00 PM in Dwinelle 145 to engage in a conversation about affirmative action, and its impact on Asian Americans. Furthermore, we will evaluate how current circumstances have sought to undermine affirmative action as an investment in diversity for higher education.
Film producers Barre Fong and Lauren Vuong showcase a story of the Vuong Family, where following the conclusion of the Vietnam War, and years of resilience in the process of their resettlement, they embark on a emotionally driven journey to identify their rescuers. The documentary showing will be at Wed, November 14, 2018, 6:30 PM […]
An Invitation from the Chinese California Alumni Association: Come meet Harry Chuck (Director & Producer) and Josh Chuck (Co-Producer & Assistant Editor) as they share their experience being on the front lines during a tumultuous time in San Francisco’s Chinatown history and the fascinating documentary project, Chinatown Rising (www.chinatownrising.com), that arose from the aftermath! When: Sunday, […]
Recognizing How AAADS Came to Be: Upcoming Events to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the twLF Strike
In recognition for the efforts of those who fought to forge a community based, activist informed, and politically involved curriculum that AAADS strives for today, a series of events have been organized to pay homage to that history. These series of events are directed to preserve and advance the objectives that the veterans of the […]
Join us on Thursday, October 4th 5:30-7:30 pm for a panel discussion about the parallels between Japanese American incarceration during WWII and today’s Muslim ban and deportation of Southeast Asians. Please refer to the flyer for further details.
Click here for the link to original article. Photo from The Daily Californian. BY HENRY TOLCHARD | STAFF OF THE DAILY CALIFORNIAN Taeko “Taye” Oda, a Japanese American woman, was in her last year at UC Berkeley when fellow students and staff in Doe Library talked about hearing the bombing of Pearl Harbor on the radio. She […]