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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 […]

Summer Session 2011

Summer Session 2011

Registration for Summer Session 2011 is now open! The Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies program offers a variety of great courses over the summer. Visit our Summer Session 2011 Page for more information!

Spoken Word Performance Photos

Spoken Word Performance Photos

Photos by Charlie Trung Nguyen. Click image for full slideshow.

April 30 | Piketlayn Cantata

April 30 | Piketlayn Cantata

Piketlayn Cantata: A Worker’s Song Cycle   Sat April 30, 8PM Sun May 1, 6PMBayanihan Community Center 1010 Mission St @ 6th St San Francisco, CA 94103 Tickets: $13 advance, $16-20 @ the door https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/165230 or call (800) 838-3006 In an original song cycle written by acclaimed Filipina poet and playwright Joi Barrios, we follow […]

Professor Elaine Kim Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Professor Elaine Kim Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

The Association for Asian American Studies is proud to announce Elaine H. Kim has been chosen as the recipient of this year’s 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award. AAAS created the Lifetime Achievement Award to honor an individual who has made an outstanding and lifelong contribution to the advancement of the field of Asian American Studies.

March 12 | 21st Annual Asian Pacific Islander Issues Conference

March 12 | 21st Annual Asian Pacific Islander Issues Conference

21st Annual Asian Pacific Islander Issues Conference Pauley Ballroom, MLK Student Union l UC Berkeley March 12, 2011, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00p.m Register now at www.apiicon.webs.com Featuring… Inspirational speakers >>> Jean Quan and Jane Kim! Two sessions of unique workshops! Free breakfast, lunch, and noontime entertainment >>> Kiwi, Eddie Zheng, Matt Blesse and Yer Yang! The […]

March 10-20 | Slaying the Dragon: Reloaded at SFIAAFF

March 10-20 | Slaying the Dragon: Reloaded at SFIAAFF

Slaying the Dragon: Reloaded, a 30-minute documentary about representations of Asian women in the media today, sponsored by Asian Women United of California and directed by Elaine H. Kim, will be screened at the 29th San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival preceding the feature film, Anna May Wong: In Her Own Words, directed by Yunah […]

Making the Cut – Asian Americans in Film and Video at UC Berkeley

Produced by Ana Duong, Courtney Kihara, Rachel Lo, Michael Murata, Lewis Yu For Elaine Kim’s “AAS 171: Asian Americans in Film and Video” class:

Jan 30 | Fred Korematsu Day

Jan 30 | Fred Korematsu Day

Celebrate the first Fred Korematsu Day on January 30, 2011 at UC Berkeley’s Wheeler Auditorium! Fred Korematsu was a national civil rights icon from Oakland, CA who bravely resisted the Japanese American incarceration during World War II. Fred Korematsu Day, now an official day of special recognition in California, is the first day in US […]