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!
Award & Scholarship Announcement: Earlier this year, the APA Democratic Caucus of Alameda County launched the “API Political Courage” Award & Scholarship. This award/scholarship was established to further the educational and public service goals of college or graduate students of API ancestry who demonstrate political leadership, courage, and outstanding community service. As a working award, this […]
Check out one of the courses held on next semester. Details on the class and how to apply are below. ASAMST 173 “CREATIVE CHALLENGES IN ASIAN AMERICA, a writing workshop” Instructor: Fae Myenne Ng Tuesday, 3-6pm, 102 Latimer CCN: Enrollment by Instructor Approval Only (see instructions below) In this seminar, we’ll write and share our creative work. We […]
The goal of this panel is to reveal new perspectives on North Korea through the artistic and literary work of three recent visitors to it. What distinguishes these visitors is that each of them is an expert of the former Soviet Union’s Korean diaspora, or Koryo Saram, members of which helped to establish North Korea […]
Faculty & staff celebrating Jere Takahashi‘s retirement at Hong Kong East Ocean in Emeryville!
“Witnesses to a Secret War” Film Screening and Panel Discussion December 3rd, 2013 5 PM-8 PM 155 Kroeber Hall, UC Berkeley A rare and special opportunity to screen the documentary “Witnesses to a Secret War” with Cy Thao & KaYing Yang, two Hmong-Americans featured in the documentary and a Q& A facilitated by Professor […]
Check out San Jose Taiko Performance & Guest Lecture tomorrow hosted by AAADS 122 November 21, 2013 (Thursday): “The Persistence of Japanese American Community: The Spirit of San Jose Taiko” 3:3:0 PM – 5:00 PM, Cesar E. Chavez Student Center, Room 242 National Endowment for the Arts 2011 National Heritage Fellows Roy and PJ […]
Below is a message from the Filipin@ community on the Berkeley campus regarding support for victims of Typhoon Haiyan. — This is an urgent call for your support. Various concerned groups, departments, and associations on the UC Berkeley campus have come together to create and begin mobilization towards the recent occurrences in the Philippines – […]
Dan Matthews, Korean American adoptee (stage name “DANakaDAN”) will be making a special appearance at the Locatelli Activity Center. He will talk about his journey to Korea this past summer where he searched for and reunited with his Korean biological family and the twin brother he never knew he had. Sunday, November 17th, 7:00PM to […]
International Hotel Manilatown Center is hosting a photography exhibit by James Sobredo: “Filipino Transnational Migration: Images & Stories from Aklan, Manila & Hong Kong”. Sobred, who received his PhD in Ethnic Studies from UC Berkeley, will also be part of a panel discussion with Catherine Ceniza Choy, Chair & Professor in the Department of Ethnic Studies […]
Come for a call for peace in the 60th anniversary year of the Korean War armistice signing. There is will be a lecture by Bruce Cumings, a screening of Memory of Forgotten War by Deann Borshay Liem & Ramsay Liem, and many more. The event is on Friday, November 8th at 4:00 PM in the […]