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The Daily Cal Interviews Our AAADS Professor, Lisa Tsuchitani

The Daily Cal Interviews Our AAADS Professor, Lisa Tsuchitani

News Flash! Our own Professor Tsuchitani was interviewed by the Daily Cal to discuss the agency and memory of Japanese Americans following their incarceration in WWII. Check out her interview and more here! Link to article: http://www.dailycal.org/…/uprooted-remembering-japanese-am…/

UC Berkeley Remembers Jeff Adachi

Today, we deeply mourn the death of Jeff Adachi, a fellow alumni, a lawyer of the people, and a tireless advocate for social justice. Together, alongside the UC Berkeley community, wish to honor the life of an individual whose efforts have been dedicated to upholding the humanity of his community. Link to article: https://news.berkeley.edu/2019/02/28/jeff-adachi-remembered/

AAADS Mourns the Passing of Public Defender Jeff Adachi

AAADS Mourns the Passing of Public Defender Jeff Adachi

Jeff Adachi’s passing is a terrible loss to not just the voiceless and the underrepresented, but to all those who share his vision for a more just society. A fearless advocate for social justice, he was a proud product of Asian American Studies at UC Berkeley. As the sole elected Public Defender in the state […]

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, […]

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.