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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Upcoming Event: Diversity Matters: Race, Affirmative Action, and Asian Americans in Higher Education
AAADS is pleased to invite you this Thursday, from 5:30-7:00 PM in Dwinelle 145 to engage in a conversation about affirmative action, and its impact on Asian Americans. Furthermore, we will evaluate how current circumstances have sought to undermine affirmative action as an investment in diversity for higher education.
An Invitation from the Chinese California Alumni Association: Come meet Harry Chuck (Director & Producer) and Josh Chuck (Co-Producer & Assistant Editor) as they share their experience being on the front lines during a tumultuous time in San Francisco’s Chinatown history and the fascinating documentary project, Chinatown Rising (www.chinatownrising.com), that arose from the aftermath! When: Sunday, […]
Recognizing How AAADS Came to Be: Upcoming Events to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the twLF Strike
In recognition for the efforts of those who fought to forge a community based, activist informed, and politically involved curriculum that AAADS strives for today, a series of events have been organized to pay homage to that history. These series of events are directed to preserve and advance the objectives that the veterans of the […]
Click here for the link to original article. Photo from The Daily Californian. BY HENRY TOLCHARD | STAFF OF THE DAILY CALIFORNIAN Taeko “Taye” Oda, a Japanese American woman, was in her last year at UC Berkeley when fellow students and staff in Doe Library talked about hearing the bombing of Pearl Harbor on the radio. She […]