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Chinese Diaspora in Cuba Photo Exhibit

Chinese Diaspora in Cuba Photo Exhibit

Come visit the Chinese Diaspora in Cuba Photo Exhibit, which is on display this October in the Ethnic Studies Library. Photographed and curated by Marilyn Wong, the exhibit features photos that shed light on Chinese labor migration and presence in Cuba. From the library’s official website: “With the United States and Cuba moving towards the normalization […]

Phare, The Cambodian Circus presents 'Khmer Metal'

Phare, The Cambodian Circus presents ‘Khmer Metal’

  Phare, The Cambodian Circus presents ‘Khmer Metal’ at the Oakland Scottish Rite Center on Sunday, October 4th at 7:00 p.m. Tickets available at http://pharecircus.org/ustour2015/. Taking place over one evening in a grungy bar, ‘Khmer Metal’ tells stories of urban life in modern Cambodia through dance, theatre, breathtaking acrobatics and original, live music. CNN calls it an […]

"Monstress" Now Performing at A.C.T.'s Strand Theater

“Monstress” Now Performing at A.C.T.’s Strand Theater

From the A.C.T. Event Page: “In these two tales of contemporary Filipino-American life in California, adapted from the acclaimed collection of short stories by San Francisco author Lysley Tenorio, a vibrant array of characters strive for personal transformations that are seemingly impossible, wonderfully moving, and distinctly theatrical. The infamous headline-making eviction of Filipino residents from […]

Elaine H. Kim Retirement Celebration

Elaine H. Kim Retirement Celebration

After 44 years of dedicated service to the university, Professor Elaine H. Kim will be retiring this year. Professor Kim received her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, her M.A. from Columbia University, and her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. She also received an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from the University of […]

Japanese American History: SPEAKER SERIES

Japanese American History: SPEAKER SERIES

Come on by and check out the Japanese American History Fall 2015 Speaker Series. AAADS 122, “Understanding the Japanese American Experience: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives,” will be hosting its 4th Annual Speaker Series this fall. Sponsored by the Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Program with the Japanese American Women Alumnae of UC Berkeley, all […]

WLI Application due July 22- Space is limited!

Women’s Leadership Intensive (WLI) is a pilot five-day leadership program for women-identified [*] students focused on knowledge sharing, strategizing, skill-building and mentorship in a supportive and rejuvenating environment. WLI is taking place at the University of California at Berkeley on August 16 – 20, 2015! Priority is given to undergraduate and graduate students of UC […]

“Larry Itliong Day”

In case you haven’t heard! Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Bill AB 7, requiring California to annually proclaim Larry Itliong’s October 25th birth date as “Larry Itliong Day.” The bill was authored by Assemblyman Rob Bonta and was passed unanimously by both houses of the Legislature. Read more: http://caamedia.org/blog/2015/07/01/governor-brown-declares-october-25th-as-larry-itliong-day/

National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development Job Posting!

National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development Job Posting! National CAPACD currently has a job opening! We have historically hosted interns in their DC office, and are also interested in hosting interns in their Oakland office! You can find both the internship and job opportunities at:  http://nationalcapacd.org/opportunities.

Call for Volunteers: Women’s Leadership Intensive 2015

The first ever Women’s Leadership Intensive (WLI) will launch in August 2015 on the UC Berkeley Campus. This is a pilot leadership program for women identified[*] students. The inaugural year will include knowledge sharing, strategizing, skill building and mentorship in a supportive and rejuvenating environment. The goal is to provide a space for sharpening leadership […]

Celebration of the Life and Work of Loni Ding

Celebration of the Life and Work of Loni Ding

On September 26, 2010, a commemoration of filmmaker Loni Ding, who taught Ethnic Studies classes on documentary film making for more than 30 years, was held at the Multicultural Student Center. Ding passed away in February. The commemoration was co-sponsored by the Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Program, the Ethnic Studies Department, and the Center […]