Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies presents a reading by Ed Bok Lee this week on April 3rd! Ed Bok Lee is the author of Real Karaoke People, a national bestseller in poetry and the winner of a Many Voices Prize, an Asian American Literary Award, and a PEN/Open Book Award. Whorled is his second […]
In Fall 2012, Professor Joi Barrios will be teaching a course on Filipino theater, stand-up comedy, music, spoken word and rap, and dance in the diaspora. Texts will be studied in the context of Filipino American historical relations, identity discourse, globalization, and diaspora nationalisms. The course will be AAS 190: Filipino Performance in the Diaspora: […]
A new course will be offered in Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies in Spring 2012! Reading Post/De-colonialism through Literature by Muslim Authors will by taught by Huma Dar. The course information and description is as follows: Course: AAS 190 (4 units); CCN: 05466; Wednesdays 2:00-5:00 PM; Room: 129 Barrows What relationships do the transnational […]
AAADS is co-sponsoring Cambodia: Twenty Years After Peace… A Symposium On October 23, 1991, a comprehensive political settlement, also known as the Paris Peace Agreement, was signed and endorsed by eighteen countries. It brought an end to the decade-long war in Cambodia, and paved the way for the 1993 UN endorsed elections in Cambodia. […]
Come join us for a reception with Award-winning writer Ed Lin, the author of This is a Bust and Waylaid. The event will be held in the MCC on Thursday, November 10th from 2 to 3:30PM, and delicious refreshments will be served!
Photos courtesy of Lana Choi Photography. Click image for full slideshow.
AAADS co-hosts “Causes and Consequences of the Attitudes of Americans and Other Westerners Towards Their Muslim Minorities.”
On October 5th, in 145 Dwinelle Hall, Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies, International Area Studies, GTU Center for Islamic Studies, and Zaytuna College co-sponsored a lecture by Political Science Professor of Indiana University at Bloomington titled “Causes and Consequences of the Attitudes of Americans and Other Westerners Towards Their Muslim Minorities.” Professor Sinno is […]
Asian American and Diaspora Studies invites you to the AAADS Welcome Reception! October 7th, 2011. Multicultural Community Center. 12 Noon to 2PM. Lunch will be served. There may be a MARTIAL ARTS DEMONSTRATION by Professor Harvey Dong, performances by Isa and Nomi of Power Struggle and much more! Come celebrate with us! Please RSVP here: […]
Three new Asian American Studies classes will be offered in this Fall: The first is AAS 138: Asian Popular Culture: Gender, Sexualities, and Racialization in South Asian (Indian) Cinematic Discourses taught by Huma Dar. It will explore the cinematic representations of the complex intersections and co-formations of race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, religion and […]
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 […]