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Check out Elaine Kim's Retirement Video!!

Check out Elaine Kim’s Retirement Video!!

Here are two videos honoring our very own Professor Elaine H. Kim: Messages for Elaine Kim and Elaine Kim’s Retirement Video!!  

GIVE TO AAADS- Nov 19th!!

GIVE TO AAADS- Nov 19th!!

Support the Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Program at UC Berkeley! Help AAADS support: Undergraduate and Graduate Education Research Programming Community Engagement Thank you for advancing the legacy of our program for generations to come. _______________________________ November 19th is Berkeley’s 2nd 24 hr day of giving. Last year we raised more than $5M in one […]

Chinese Diaspora in Cuba Photo Exhibit

Chinese Diaspora in Cuba Photo Exhibit

Come visit the Chinese Diaspora in Cuba Photo Exhibit, which is on display this October in the Ethnic Studies Library. Photographed and curated by Marilyn Wong, the exhibit features photos that shed light on Chinese labor migration and presence in Cuba. From the library’s official website: “With the United States and Cuba moving towards the normalization […]

"Monstress" Now Performing at A.C.T.'s Strand Theater

“Monstress” Now Performing at A.C.T.’s Strand Theater

From the A.C.T. Event Page: “In these two tales of contemporary Filipino-American life in California, adapted from the acclaimed collection of short stories by San Francisco author Lysley Tenorio, a vibrant array of characters strive for personal transformations that are seemingly impossible, wonderfully moving, and distinctly theatrical. The infamous headline-making eviction of Filipino residents from […]

Elaine H. Kim Retirement Celebration

Elaine H. Kim Retirement Celebration

After 44 years of dedicated service to the university, Professor Elaine H. Kim will be retiring this year. Professor Kim received her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, her M.A. from Columbia University, and her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. She also received an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from the University of […]

Japanese American History: SPEAKER SERIES

Japanese American History: SPEAKER SERIES

Come on by and check out the Japanese American History Fall 2015 Speaker Series. AAADS 122, “Understanding the Japanese American Experience: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives,” will be hosting its 4th Annual Speaker Series this fall. Sponsored by the Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Program with the Japanese American Women Alumnae of UC Berkeley, all […]

WLI Application due July 22- Space is limited!

Women’s Leadership Intensive (WLI) is a pilot five-day leadership program for women-identified [*] students focused on knowledge sharing, strategizing, skill-building and mentorship in a supportive and rejuvenating environment. WLI is taking place at the University of California at Berkeley on August 16 – 20, 2015! Priority is given to undergraduate and graduate students of UC […]

“Larry Itliong Day”

In case you haven’t heard! Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Bill AB 7, requiring California to annually proclaim Larry Itliong’s October 25th birth date as “Larry Itliong Day.” The bill was authored by Assemblyman Rob Bonta and was passed unanimously by both houses of the Legislature. Read more: http://caamedia.org/blog/2015/07/01/governor-brown-declares-october-25th-as-larry-itliong-day/

National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development Job Posting!

National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development Job Posting! National CAPACD currently has a job opening! We have historically hosted interns in their DC office, and are also interested in hosting interns in their Oakland office! You can find both the internship and job opportunities at:  http://nationalcapacd.org/opportunities.

Call for Volunteers: Women’s Leadership Intensive 2015

The first ever Women’s Leadership Intensive (WLI) will launch in August 2015 on the UC Berkeley Campus. This is a pilot leadership program for women identified[*] students. The inaugural year will include knowledge sharing, strategizing, skill building and mentorship in a supportive and rejuvenating environment. The goal is to provide a space for sharpening leadership […]