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!  

Princeton's New Asian American Studies Journal, Unfounded, looking for submissions

Princeton’s New Asian American Studies Journal, Unfounded, looking for submissions

  Princeton’s AASA, in conjunction with Princeton’s Program in American Studies and Carl A. Fields Center for Equality and Cultural Understanding, is starting Unfound, a new undergraduate journal in Asian American studies. Once a year, they hope to publish a journal that will feature some of the top research recently conducted in the field by […]

Bhangra and Belonging: South Asian Music in the Diaspora

Bhangra and Belonging: South Asian Music in the Diaspora

Next Monday, April 7th from 4:00 to 5:30 PM at 554 Barrows, there will be an event called Bhangra and Belonging: South Asian Music in the Diaspora. There will be a book talk by Falu Bakrania, author of Bhangra and Asian Underground: South Asian Music and the Politics of Belonging in Britain. There will also […]

Militarism in Asia Speaker Series

Militarism in Asia Speaker Series

The Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Program is excited to present our MILITARISM IN ASIA SPEAKER SERIES, a three-day event featuring several distinguished speakers. MONDAY, APRIL 7th:  12-1:30pm, 691 Barrows Professor Daryl Maeda – “Putting the Martial into Martial Arts: Bruce Lee and Cold War Militarism” Bruce Lee is most often imagined as a […]

After Bulosan 2: Readings by Pinoy Writers

After Bulosan 2: Readings by Pinoy Writers

  Join Professor Joi Barrios-Leblanc in San Francisco for “After Bulosan 2: Readings by Pinoy Writers.” Details: Thursday, April 17 from 1:15-2:45pm at the Warfield Room in the Grant Hyatt San Francisco, 345 Stockton St.

EATING THEORY: The Racial Politics of Food & Farming

EATING THEORY: The Racial Politics of Food & Farming

The Center for Race & Gender Thursday Forum Series presents… EATING THEORY: The Racial Politics of Food & Farming Thursday, March 20, 2014 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm 691 Barrows Hall Featuring Hossein Ayazi, Environmental Science, Policy, & Management, and AAADS’ very own Professor Lok Siu! Please view the flyer for more information! We hope […]

Screening of I for India

Screening of I for India

  On Monday, March 31st, from 4-6PM in 155 Barrows, there will be a screening of the documentary about the South Asian diaspora in the UK, I for India, and a conversation with Ivan Jaigirdar (3rd I) and Irum Shiekh about South Asian diasporic film and filmmaking.

Problem Gambling: A Hidden Challenge in the Asian American Community

Problem Gambling: A Hidden Challenge in the Asian American Community

The AAADS program will be hosting Michael Liao, Director of Programs for the NICOS Chinese Health Coalition, a San Francisco-based public-private-community partnership of more than 30 health and human service organizations.  IN the past 8 years, Mr. Liao has been providing problem gambling training and technical assistance to community-based organizations, professional groups, and governmental agencies […]

"After the War Blues" by Philip Gotanda

“After the War Blues” by Philip Gotanda

  After The War Blues By Philip Kan Gotanda Directed by Steven Anthony Jones March 7-16, 2014 Zellerbach Playhouse, UC Berkeley Campus “I seen how you change when you ’round that music. Like somethin’ come over you. We walk in, you Japanese. I turn around, suddenly you a colored man.” Jazz trumpet player Chet Monkawa […]

Screening of (No) Laughing Matter

Screening of (No) Laughing Matter

Townsend Center for Humanities and Center for Race & Gender (CRG) Working Group on Muslim Identities & Cultures is screening a documentary about Palestinian humor. After the screening, Professor Shiekh will be discussing the significance of Palestinian cinema as a sociopolitical movement of the 21st century that writes a counter narrative through artistic expressions. (No) Laughing […]

Upcoming Rhythms and Sounds events!

Upcoming Rhythms and Sounds events!

Rhythms and Sounds, an arts series highlighting local Asian and Pacific Islander performers through a monthly open mic and a monthly artist workshop, will be hosted by the Oakland Asian Cultural Center (OACC) this month! The first open mic will take place on TODAY, Thursday, February 20th between 6:00pm and 7:30pm at OACC. The first artist […]