Past Events

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 […]

New documentary on JA incarceration screens May 13 in Mill Valley

New documentary on JA incarceration screens May 13 in Mill Valley

BAY AREA PREMIERE at DocLands Film Festival! Buy Tickets Now! American documentary photographer Dorothea Lange was hired to capture images of the lives of Japanese-Americans who were forcibly interned during WWII. Using her starkly moving photographs to tell their stories, Lange bore witness to those who were imprisoned. Until now, this body of work was buried in […]

Redefining Japaneseness:  Japanese Americans in the Ancestral Homeland

Redefining Japaneseness: Japanese Americans in the Ancestral Homeland

Redefining Japaneseness:  Japanese Americans in the Ancestral Homeland Co-sponsored by the UC Berkeley Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Program and the Center for Japanese Studies Thursday, March 9th, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM 554 Barrows Hall Light refreshments will be served. Lecture and Book Signing with Dr. Jane H. Yamashiro Introduction by Michael Omi […]

8th Annual Islamophobia Conference

8th Annual Islamophobia Conference

Islamophobia & The End of Liberalism? April 21st – 23rd 2017 Booth Auditorium UC Berkeley Boalt School of Law irdproject.com  

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events New Topics, Technologies and New Times: Japan Ahead Friday-Saturday, February 24-25 Ida & Robert Sproul Room, International House, UC Berkeley Academic communities play an important role in shaping international perspectives. Scholars work within broad networks, developing thoughtful insights on emerging changes long before others become aware of their implications. Students, whether within Japan […]

Right of Passage: A Documentary by Janice D. Tanaka

Right of Passage: A Documentary by Janice D. Tanaka

Please consider attending this important event tonight co-sponsored by AAADS and the Center for Japanese Studies in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066, which led to the unjustified incarceration of 120,000+ persons of Japanese ancestry during World War II. Film – Documentary: Center for Japanese Studies | February 21 | […]

Give to AAADS: Advance the Change You Want To See

Give to AAADS: Advance the Change You Want To See

 Support Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies during UC Berkeley’s Big Give campaign! Advance the Change You Want To See Give to AAADS November 17th is Berkeley’s 3rd 24 hr day of giving. Last year UC Berkeley raised more than $5M in one day with over 7000 gifts to various programs across campus. Let’s try to make it even bigger […]

Oakland premiere: "Daze of Justice"

Oakland premiere: “Daze of Justice”

You are invited to the premiere of Michael Siv’s documentary “Daze of Justice” at 1PM on October 29th, 2016 at the Oakland Museum of California. “Born in Cambodia in 1975 during the bloody regime of the Khmer Rouge, filmmaker Mike Siv and his mother barely escaped the infamous “killing fields.”  Growing up, Mike has been […]

Advancing Our Legacy 2016 Fundraising Dinner

Advancing Our Legacy 2016 Fundraising Dinner

Please join us for an evening of sharing and community building at the Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Advancing Our Legacy 2016 Fundraising Dinner Friday, October 28, 2016 at 6:00 pm, Cinnamon Tree Restaurant, Oakland