Past Events

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 […]

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.

"Yokohama, California": A Retrospective on the Asian American Movement

“Yokohama, California”: A Retrospective on the Asian American Movement

Click the link below for event details: “Yokohama, California”: A Guest Lecture by Peter Horikoshi

The Ito Sisters: An American Story  (Free Screening and Discussion)

The Ito Sisters: An American Story (Free Screening and Discussion)

Winner of a Grand Festival Award and an Audience Award at the 2017 Berkeley Video and Film Festival, THE ITO SISTERS captures the rarely told stories of the earliest Japanese immigrants to the United States and their American-born children. In particular, the film focuses on the experiences of Issei (or immigrant) and Nisei (or first […]

Hmong American Political and Civic Engagement Book Talk

Hmong American Political and Civic Engagement Book Talk

   Voting Together: How Hmong Americans Break Political Ground A book talk by Dr. Carolyn Wong Tuesday, November 14, 2017 12:30pm- 2pm Barbara Christian Conference Room, 554 Barrows Sponsored by Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies The Hmong American immigrants first came to the United States as refugees of the Vietnam War. Forty years on, […]

ADVANCING OUR LEGACY: 2017 ANNUAL FUNDRAISING RECEPTION

ADVANCING OUR LEGACY: 2017 ANNUAL FUNDRAISING RECEPTION

ADVANCING OUR LEGACY: 2017 ANNUAL FUNDRAISING RECEPTION Friday, October 27, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Alumni House University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, CA 94720   Please join the Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Program for its 4th Annual Fundraising Reception to advance the legacy of AAADS. Keynote Speaker Jeff Adachi Public Defender, […]

Rediscovering the Legacy of Cantonese Opera in the U.S.

Rediscovering the Legacy of Cantonese Opera in the U.S.

Racial Profiling of Chinese American Scientists and Engineers

Racial Profiling of Chinese American Scientists and Engineers

Lessons of the WWII Mass Incarceration of Japanese Americans

Lessons of the WWII Mass Incarceration of Japanese Americans

Featuring: – a re-enactment of the Min Yasui trial with Judges Edward Chen, Daniel Flores, Haywood S. Gilliam, Phyllis J. Hamilton, Marilyn Hall Patel, Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, Donna Ryu, Richard Seeburg, and more. – Q&A with Karen Korematsu & Dale Minami – High School Civics Contest Awards Ceremony (Awards will be presented to six Northern […]

Don't miss - FORGETTING VIETNAM, a film by Trinh T. Minh-ha

Don’t miss – FORGETTING VIETNAM, a film by Trinh T. Minh-ha

Center for Race & Gender Special Film Presentation FORGETTING VIETNAM a film by Prof. Trinh T. Minh-ha Gender & Women’s Studies and Rhetoric Discussion Moderator: Prof. Khatharya Um Ethnic Studies Friday, April 28, 2017 5:00 pm Multicultural Community Center MLK, Jr. Student Union Building, UC Berkeley Location is wheelchair accessible. Light refreshments served. Event organized […]