Building Our Legacy: A Kickoff Dinner for the 50th Anniversary Fundraising Campaign on November 7th

  The Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies (AAADS) Program, formerly known as Asian American Studies (AAS), will be hosting a kick-off dinner on Friday, November 7th at the Far East Café in San Francisco for a five-year fundraising campaign in connection with the 50th Anniversary of program. It was in 1969 that Asian American Studies was […]

FALL 2014 Events

Fall 2014 Events Lau v. Nichols ConferenceFriday, September 12th9:00 AM-5:30 PMCity College of San Francisco, Chinatown Campus On January 21, 1974, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled in Lau v. Nichols that the San Francisco Board of Education illegally discriminated against non- and limited-English-speaking Chinese immigrant students by denying them equal educational opportunity. For the first […]

AAADS Welcome Reception on Friday, October 17th

AAADS will be having it’s Fall 2014 Welcome Reception next Friday Oct. 17! The event will run from 12-2PM at the Multicultural Community Center (MCC), Hearst Field Annex D-37. All are welcome to learn more about our program, meet our faculty, and interact with alumni, current students, and prospective students! Delicious, free food will be […]

Fred Ho Memorial Tribute Sunday SEPTEMBER 7, 2014

STRUGGLE FOR A NEW WORLD! Fred Ho Memorial Tribute Sunday SEPTEMBER 7, 2014 2:00–4:30pm @ Oakland Asian Cultural Center 388 9th St #290, Oakland, free admission Co-sponsored by Freedom Archives, The Poetry Center and the Design Center for Global Needs at San Francisco State University, and Oakland Asian Cultural Center On Sunday, September 7th an […]

Lecturer Maxine Hong Kingston ’62, M.Ed. ’65 Awarded the 2013 National Medal of Arts

Author and longtime Berkeley lecturer Maxine Hong Kingston ’62, M.Ed. ’65 was awarded the 2013 National Medal of Arts at a recent White House ceremony! Best known for her books The Woman Warrior and China Men, Kingston’s “novels and non-fiction have examined how the past influences our present, and her voice has strengthened our understanding […]

Spaces Available in Some AAADS Courses!

Some AAADS courses still have seats! List below. For a complete list of courses offered this Fall, please click here. For Course Control Numbers and other official scheduling information, please click here 20A “Introduction to the History of Asians in the United States” Chris Chua & Elaine Kim (MWF 12-1:00PM, 105 North Gate) Sections: (M 9-10:00AM, 104 Barrows), (Tu […]

3-Day Union Organizer Training

3-Day Union Organizer Training Oakland, CA. September 5-7, 2014 Hosted by APALA, AFL-CIO, and Alameda Labor Council The Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA), AFL-CIO Organizing Institute, and Alameda Labor Council will be holding a 3-Day Training in Oakland, California on September 5-7, 2014. The purpose of the Organizing Institute is to train Asian Pacific Islander (API) member activists and member organizers […]

Wharton Study Shows the Shocking Result When Women and Minorities Email Their Professors

According to a segment produced by NPR, researchers led by the Wharton School’s Katherine Milkman emailed 6,500 professors from 89 disciplines at the top 259 schools, pretending to be students. These emails replicated the same message; the only variable was the sender’s name — for example, “Brad Anderson, Meredith Roberts, Lamar Washington, LaToya Brown, Juanita Martinez, […]

After Bulosan 2: Readings by Pinoy Writers

  Join Professor Joi Barrios-Leblanc in San Francisco for “After Bulosan 2: Readings by Pinoy Writers.” Details: Thursday, April 17 from 1:15-2:45pm at the Warfield Room in the Grant Hyatt San Francisco, 345 Stockton St.

“After the War Blues” by Philip Gotanda

  After The War Blues By Philip Kan Gotanda Directed by Steven Anthony Jones March 7-16, 2014 Zellerbach Playhouse, UC Berkeley Campus “I seen how you change when you ’round that music. Like somethin’ come over you. We walk in, you Japanese. I turn around, suddenly you a colored man.” Jazz trumpet player Chet Monkawa […]