Past Events

FALL 2014 Events

Fall 2014 Events Lau v. Nichols ConferenceFriday, September 12th9:00 AM-5:30 PMCity College of San Francisco, Chinatown Campus On January 21, 1974, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled in Lau v. Nichols that the San Francisco Board of Education illegally discriminated against non- and limited-English-speaking Chinese immigrant students by denying them equal educational opportunity. For the first […]

40th Anniversary of Lau v. Nichols Decision: A National Conference on the Rights of Linguistic Minorities

  REGISTRATION To register for the conference, please complete the form below (page 5) and mail it with your registration fee to the address below.  You can also complete the registration form and return it to the attention of lcwang@berkeley.edu and pay your registration fee at the door on the day of the conference, Friday, […]

Pyongyang via Almaty: Post-Socialist Visions of North Korea

The goal of this panel is to reveal new perspectives on North Korea through the artistic and literary work of three recent visitors to it. What distinguishes these visitors is that each of them is an expert of the former Soviet Union’s Korean diaspora, or Koryo Saram, members of which helped to establish North Korea […]

Filipin@ Community at Cal’s Call for Support for Victims of Typhoon Haiyan

Below is a message from the Filipin@ community on the Berkeley campus regarding support for victims of Typhoon Haiyan. — This is an urgent call for your support. Various concerned groups, departments, and associations on the UC Berkeley campus have come together to create and begin mobilization towards the recent occurrences in the Philippines – […]

Korea Peace Day

Come for a call for peace in the 60th anniversary year of the Korean War armistice signing. There is will be a lecture by Bruce Cumings, a screening of Memory of Forgotten War by Deann Borshay Liem & Ramsay Liem, and many more. The event is on Friday, November 8th at 4:00 PM in the […]

Hypervisibility and Invisibility: Asian/American Women, Radical Orientalism, and the Revisioning of Global Feminism

Hypervisibility and Invisibility: Asian/American Women, Radical Orientalism, and the Revisioning of Global Feminism On November 12th, 2013 – 3:30 PM in 691 Barrows Hall, come listen to Judy Tzu-Chun Wu talk about her latest book, Radicals on the Road: Internationalism, Orientalism, and Feminism During the Vietnam Era. Studies on global feminism have critiqued the disproportionate power and the misperceptions […]

Theorizing Global Ancestral Groups

On Thursday, October 31st, AAADS 122 will be hosting a guest lecture with Dr. Jane Yamashiro from 3:30 to 5:00 PM in 554 Barrows Hall. This lecture is the third in a series of lectures that the course will be sponsoring this semester.  Students, staff, faculty, and community members at large are welcome to attend.   […]

Little Manila is in the Heart: The Making of the Filipina/o Community in Stockton, California

Thursday, October 24*, 2013 | 4-5:30 PM | Stephens Hall, Townsend Center for the Humanities, Geballe Room Featuring Dawn Bohulano Mabalon, Associate Professor of History, San Francisco State University Professor Mabalon will discuss her new book that examines how immigrants from the Philippines came to settle in the San Joaquin Delta in late 19th and […]

15% and growing: The Civic Engagement of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in California

Come join us for a forum on the political and civic engagement of AAPIs in California drawing upon research of the National Asian American Survey. Speakers: Karthick Ramakrishnan, Associate Professor of Political Science at UC Riverside Taeku Lee, Professor of Political Science and Law at UC Berkeley Respondent: Lisa Garcia Bedolla, Professor of Education and […]