Summer Session A courses

Check out three courses being offered this summer from May 27th to July 3rd, 2014.   AAS121- Chinese American History (Harvey Dong):  Tues-Thurs 9:30AM-12:00PM AAS124-Filipino American History (Maria Josephine Barrios):  Mon-Wed 1:00-3:300PM AAS171-Asian Americans in Film and Video (Roger Viet Chung): Mon-Thurs 12:00-2:30PM   More details about each class are on the flyers attached.

Princeton’s New Asian American Studies Journal, Unfounded, looking for submissions

  Princeton’s AASA, in conjunction with Princeton’s Program in American Studies and Carl A. Fields Center for Equality and Cultural Understanding, is starting Unfound, a new undergraduate journal in Asian American studies. Once a year, they hope to publish a journal that will feature some of the top research recently conducted in the field by […]

Bhangra and Belonging: South Asian Music in the Diaspora

Next Monday, April 7th from 4:00 to 5:30 PM at 554 Barrows, there will be an event called Bhangra and Belonging: South Asian Music in the Diaspora. There will be a book talk by Falu Bakrania, author of Bhangra and Asian Underground: South Asian Music and the Politics of Belonging in Britain. There will also […]

Screening of I for India

  On Monday, March 31st, from 4-6PM in 155 Barrows, there will be a screening of the documentary about the South Asian diaspora in the UK, I for India, and a conversation with Ivan Jaigirdar (3rd I) and Irum Shiekh about South Asian diasporic film and filmmaking.

Screening of (No) Laughing Matter

Townsend Center for Humanities and Center for Race & Gender (CRG) Working Group on Muslim Identities & Cultures is screening a documentary about Palestinian humor. After the screening, Professor Shiekh will be discussing the significance of Palestinian cinema as a sociopolitical movement of the 21st century that writes a counter narrative through artistic expressions. (No) Laughing […]

Franklin Odo’s Book Talk: Voices from the Canefields

On March 4th, from 12:00-1:30PM in 554 Barrows, there will be a book talk with Franklin Odo on his book, Voices from the Canefields: From Japanese Immigrant Workers in Hawai’i Engagingly written and drawing on a multitude of sources including family histories, newspapers, oral histories, the expressed perspectives of women in this immigrant society, and […]

Disabling the American Good Life: Minor Literatures & the Human Right to Health

On February 27, 12:00-1:30PM, in 554 Barrows, there will be a lecture called, “Disabling the American Good Life: Minor Literatures & the Human Right to Health”. This lecture will consider literature by Asian American and Chicana authors through the notional aspirations of a “right to health” and the rights of persons with disabilities, as they […]

ASAMST 173 “Creative Challenges in Asian America, a writing workshop”

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 Persistence of Japanese American Community: The Spirit of San Jose Taiko

  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 […]

DANakaDAN (w/ Opening set by Azure) – Santa Clara University Panel and Performance

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 […]