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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, […]

Joel Kim Booster, an Up and Coming Comedian, Comes to Campus!

Joel Kim Booster, an Up and Coming Comedian, Comes to Campus!

News Flash! SUPERB, a student entertainment group on campus, is proud to invite Joel Kim Booster, a up and coming comedian!   As a queer Korean American, Joel’s experiences has been the foundation for most of his material. Ranging from gay dads to dating apps, from college to Asian parents, to growing up as an […]

Commemorating 50th Years of the 1969 twLF Strike

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 […]

A Thank You to Everyone: AAADS Homecoming 2018

A Thank You to Everyone: AAADS Homecoming 2018

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 […]

Guest Speaker Joyce Xi Speaks at UC Berkeley Lecture

Guest Speaker Joyce Xi Speaks at UC Berkeley Lecture

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 […]

Sharing our Memories! The Future of Asian Americans in a Multiracial Society

Sharing our Memories! The Future of Asian Americans in a Multiracial Society

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

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.

News Flash: Documentary Screening: "Finding the Virgo"

News Flash: Documentary Screening: “Finding the Virgo”

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 […]