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!  

40th Anniversary of Lau vs. Nichols Decision:  A National Conference on the Rights of Linguistic Minorities

40th Anniversary of Lau vs. Nichols Decision: A National Conference on the Rights of Linguistic Minorities

REGISTRATION To register for the conference, please complete the form below (page 5) and mail it with your registration fee to the address below.  You may also complete the registration form and return it to the attention of lcwang@berkeley.edu and pay your registration fee at the door on the day of the conference, Friday, September […]

Isabelle Thuy Pelaud: How I found myself at UC Berkeley

  “‘When she was a teenager, Isabelle Thuy Pelaud would ride around her small village in the hills of southeastern France. But her moped could only take her so far. “I knew I wanted to get past those mountains,” she remembers. Daughter of a French father and Vietnamese mother, she always felt like an outsider; that didn’t […]

The San Mateo County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Behavioral Health Program Specialist Opening

The San Mateo County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Behavioral Health Program Specialist Opening

The Office of Diversity and Equity (ODE) is looking for a behavioral health program specialist to help with capacity building activities focused on addressing behavioral health inequities in San Mateo County. ODE capacity building activities include planning and implementation of culturally‐relevant trainings for consumers, family members, providers, and those working and living in the community; […]

Openings for San Mateo County Health System Health Equity Initiatives Internship Program

Openings for San Mateo County Health System Health Equity Initiatives Internship Program

The Health Equity Initiatives Internship Program is designed to  provide work opportunities and practical learning experience for undergraduate college and graduate students in order to enhance their academic preparation and expose them to public service at  the county level. Interns will be working with the Office of Diversity and Equity in the Behavioral Health and […]

Eating Cultures Panel Discussion

Eating Cultures Panel Discussion

From Chop Suey to Korean tacos, Asian American food’s popularity has a profound impact on the way we perceive Asian Americans. Join food scholars and contributors of the Eating Asian American anthology Lok Siu and Mark Padoongpatt, Thy Tran of Asian Culinary Forum, and moderator Erica J. Peters of the Culinary Historians of Northern California for […]

Wharton Study Shows the Shocking Result When Women and Minorities Email Their Professors

According to a segment produced by NPR, researchers led by the Wharton School’s Katherine Milkman emailed 6,500 professors from 89 disciplines at the top 259 schools, pretending to be students. These emails replicated the same message; the only variable was the sender’s name — for example, “Brad Anderson, Meredith Roberts, Lamar Washington, LaToya Brown, Juanita Martinez, […]

Summer Session A courses

Summer Session A courses

Check out three courses being offered this summer from May 27th to July 3rd, 2014.   AAS121- Chinese American History (Harvey Dong):  Tues-Thurs 9:30AM-12:00PM AAS124-Filipino American History (Maria Josephine Barrios):  Mon-Wed 1:00-3:300PM AAS171-Asian Americans in Film and Video (Roger Viet Chung): Mon-Thurs 12:00-2:30PM   More details about each class are on the flyers attached.

Curating Race and Indigeneity in Public Culture: Museums, Representation, and Community Engagement

Curating Race and Indigeneity in Public Culture: Museums, Representation, and Community Engagement

The Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Program, along with Chicano/Lation Studies, and Native American Studies would like to invite you to our speaker panel this Friday, April 18th, at the YWCA from 11-12:30 PM, with a reception to follow. Speakers: Eduardo Diaz, Director of the Smithsonian Latino Center Sven Haakanson, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Curator […]

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 […]