Past Events

Community Studies Update

By Peter Kim During 2011-12, the AAADS Community Studies Task Force met to strategize about how best to strengthen the community engagement work done within so many of our courses. The faculty, students, and community workers on the Task Force designed and disseminated a survey tool to assess the best ways for AAADS students to […]

Cambodia: Twenty Years After Peace

AAADS is co-sponsoring Cambodia: Twenty Years After Peace… A Symposium                On October 23, 1991, a comprehensive political settlement, also known as the Paris Peace Agreement, was signed and endorsed by eighteen countries.  It brought an end to the decade-long war in Cambodia, and paved the way for the 1993 UN endorsed elections in Cambodia. […]

Dramatic Reading by Award-winning author Ed Lin on November 10th!

Come join us for a reception with Award-winning writer Ed Lin, the author of This is a Bust and Waylaid. The event will be held in the MCC on Thursday, November 10th from 2 to 3:30PM, and delicious refreshments will be served!

Photos from AAADS Welcome Reception!

Photos courtesy of Lana Choi Photography. Click image for full slideshow.  

AAADS co-hosts “Causes and Consequences of the Attitudes of Americans and Other Westerners Towards Their Muslim Minorities.”

On October 5th, in 145 Dwinelle Hall, Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies, International Area Studies, GTU Center for Islamic Studies, and Zaytuna College co-sponsored a lecture by Political Science Professor of Indiana University at Bloomington titled “Causes and Consequences of the Attitudes of Americans and Other Westerners Towards Their Muslim Minorities.” Professor Sinno is […]

You’re invited to the Asian American and Diaspora Studies Welcome Reception!

Asian American and Diaspora Studies invites you to the AAADS Welcome Reception! October 7th, 2011. Multicultural Community Center. 12 Noon to 2PM. Lunch will be served. There may be a MARTIAL ARTS DEMONSTRATION by Professor Harvey Dong, performances by Isa and Nomi of Power Struggle and much more! Come celebrate with us! Please RSVP here: […]

FILBOOKFEST in San Francisco, October 1st & 2nd!

Coming to San Francisco this fall, the Filipino American International Book Festival is the largest gathering of authors of Filipino heritage from around the world.  From their website: “FILBOOKFEST celebrates the richness and fusion of Philippine and Filipino American culture through literature, visual arts and music. It’ll be held on Fulton Street in San Francisco, […]

March 12 | 21st Annual Asian Pacific Islander Issues Conference

21st Annual Asian Pacific Islander Issues Conference Pauley Ballroom, MLK Student Union l UC Berkeley March 12, 2011, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00p.m Register now at www.apiicon.webs.com Featuring… Inspirational speakers >>> Jean Quan and Jane Kim! Two sessions of unique workshops! Free breakfast, lunch, and noontime entertainment >>> Kiwi, Eddie Zheng, Matt Blesse and Yer Yang! The […]

March 10-20 | Slaying the Dragon: Reloaded at SFIAAFF

Slaying the Dragon: Reloaded, a 30-minute documentary about representations of Asian women in the media today, sponsored by Asian Women United of California and directed by Elaine H. Kim, will be screened at the 29th San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival preceding the feature film, Anna May Wong: In Her Own Words, directed by Yunah […]

Jan 30 | Fred Korematsu Day

Jan 30 | Fred Korematsu Day

Celebrate the first Fred Korematsu Day on January 30, 2011 at UC Berkeley’s Wheeler Auditorium! Fred Korematsu was a national civil rights icon from Oakland, CA who bravely resisted the Japanese American incarceration during World War II. Fred Korematsu Day, now an official day of special recognition in California, is the first day in US […]