AAADS Newsletter: Check out the latest! (March 2018)

AAADS Newsletter: Check out the latest! (March 2018)

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  

VIDEO: UC Berkeley Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Today

VIDEO: UC Berkeley Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Today

Snapshots of the 50th Anniversary Dinner

Snapshots of the 50th Anniversary Dinner

By “breaking bread” at our recent 50th Anniversary dinner, we, as a community, have shared how community members have critically engaged with their activism to inform, empower, and preserve past generations of AAPI community achievements. As we continue to reflect on the accomplishments and challenges that Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies at Berkeley has […]

Looking Back at Years of Service: The AAADS 50th Anniversary Newsletter

Looking Back at Years of Service: The AAADS 50th Anniversary Newsletter

  As we come together as a community, we take a step back to contemplate about the challenges and accomplishments of  the Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies program at Berkeley. And to pass on our collective memory, we endeavor to document our experiences so that future generations can continue to reflect on our 50 […]

Mountain Movers Book Talk: A Intergenerational Dialogue Among Activists

Mountain Movers Book Talk: A Intergenerational Dialogue Among Activists

From left to right: Sine Hwang Jensen, Harvey Dong, Nkauj Iab Yang, Kai Nham, and Lisa Hirai Tsuchitani.   Mountain Movers: Student Activism and the Rise of Asian American Studies shares the history of student movements at SF State, UC Berkeley, and UCLA during the 1960s and features oral histories of prior and current student […]

Save the Date! The AAADS 50th Anniversary Celebration

Save the Date! The AAADS 50th Anniversary Celebration

The Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Program invites you to our 50th anniversary celebration on Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 from 6-9pm at the Pauley Ballroom at 2496 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720. Come to celebrate 50 years of the AAADS program and its contributions to the research of, teaching of, and service to the […]

The Daily Cal Interviews Our AAADS Professor, Lisa Tsuchitani

The Daily Cal Interviews Our AAADS Professor, Lisa Tsuchitani

News Flash! Our own Professor Tsuchitani was interviewed by the Daily Cal to discuss the agency and memory of Japanese Americans following their incarceration in WWII. Check out her interview and more here! Link to article: http://www.dailycal.org/…/uprooted-remembering-japanese-am…/

UC Berkeley Remembers Jeff Adachi

Today, we deeply mourn the death of Jeff Adachi, a fellow alumni, a lawyer of the people, and a tireless advocate for social justice. Together, alongside the UC Berkeley community, wish to honor the life of an individual whose efforts have been dedicated to upholding the humanity of his community. Link to article: https://news.berkeley.edu/2019/02/28/jeff-adachi-remembered/

AAADS Mourns the Passing of Public Defender Jeff Adachi

AAADS Mourns the Passing of Public Defender Jeff Adachi

Jeff Adachi’s passing is a terrible loss to not just the voiceless and the underrepresented, but to all those who share his vision for a more just society. A fearless advocate for social justice, he was a proud product of Asian American Studies at UC Berkeley. As the sole elected Public Defender in the state […]

Update: Asian Americans and Affirmative Action Symposium

Update: Asian Americans and Affirmative Action Symposium

News Flash! Our symposium’s location for next week, Asian Americans and Affirmative Action, has changed for next week! The reception and event will both be held at Boalt Hall 110. The time remains the same as scheduled. In addition, we are introducing a third and final panelist: Nkauj Iab Yang, Director of California policies and […]

Asian Americans and Affirmative Action: The AAADS 50th Anniversary Symposium Series

The Harvard University lawsuit (Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard) has raised critical questions about how affirmative action may be affecting Asian American admissions. This symposium brings together experts in law, education, and community advocacy to examine what affirmative action means, its role and relevance in higher education, and its effects on the different communities […]

Allied Event on Campus: QTPie: The Spring Queer and Trans Welcome Back Event!

Allied Event on Campus: QTPie: The Spring Queer and Trans Welcome Back Event!

News Flash! The Queer Alliance Resource Center (QARC) is hosting QTPie: The Spring Queer and Trans Welcome Back Event! Community building and promoting belonging are some of the many activities on the agenda!   In addition, free food and entertainment will be at the venue, so be sure to come by the Multicultural Community Center, […]