Upcoming Events

Update: Asian Americans and Affirmative Action Symposium

Update: Asian Americans and Affirmative Action Symposium

News Flash! Our symposium’s location for next week, Asian Americans and Affirmative Action, has changed for next week! The reception and event will both be held at Boalt Hall 110. The time remains the same as scheduled. In addition, we are introducing a third and final panelist: Nkauj Iab Yang, Director of California policies and […]

Asian Americans and Affirmative Action: The AAADS 50th Anniversary Symposium Series

The Harvard University lawsuit (Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard) has raised critical questions about how affirmative action may be affecting Asian American admissions. This symposium brings together experts in law, education, and community advocacy to examine what affirmative action means, its role and relevance in higher education, and its effects on the different communities […]

Joel Kim Booster, an Up and Coming Comedian, Comes to Campus!

Joel Kim Booster, an Up and Coming Comedian, Comes to Campus!

News Flash! SUPERB, a student entertainment group on campus, is proud to invite Joel Kim Booster, a up and coming comedian!   As a queer Korean American, Joel’s experiences has been the foundation for most of his material. Ranging from gay dads to dating apps, from college to Asian parents, to growing up as an […]

Commemorating 50th Years of the 1969 twLF Strike

Welcome back everyone! As we begin a new spring semester, we wish to recognize the efforts of our community— both past and present—in reaffirming the legacy that is our Asian American Studies program and Ethnic Studies Department. Join us tomorrow, Jan 22, from 12:00-1:00 PM, at the Mario Savio Steps to commemorate the 50th Anniversary […]

Guest Speaker Joyce Xi Speaks at UC Berkeley Lecture

Guest Speaker Joyce Xi Speaks at UC Berkeley Lecture

News Flash! Today in Tuesday, November 6, 2018, from 11am-12:30pm, in 101 Morgan Hall, Joyce Xi, daughter of Xiaoxing Xi, will be discussing the racial profiling of Asian American scientists, and her experience in fighting for her father’s justice! Xiaoxing Xi (Chinese: 郗小星; pinyin: Xī Xiǎoxīng; born 1958) is a Chinese-born American physicist. He is […]

News Flash: Documentary Screening: "Finding the Virgo"

News Flash: Documentary Screening: “Finding the Virgo”

Film producers Barre Fong and Lauren Vuong showcase a story of the Vuong Family, where following the conclusion of the Vietnam War, and years of resilience in the process of their resettlement, they embark on a emotionally driven journey to identify their rescuers. The documentary showing will be at Wed, November 14, 2018, 6:30 PM […]

Recognizing How AAADS Came to Be: Upcoming Events to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the twLF Strike

In recognition for the efforts of those who fought to forge a community based, activist informed, and politically involved curriculum that AAADS strives for today, a series of events have been organized to pay homage to that history. These series of events are directed to preserve and advance the objectives that the veterans of the […]

National (In)Security and Civil Rights

National (In)Security and Civil Rights

Join us on Thursday, October 4th 5:30-7:30 pm for a panel discussion about the parallels between Japanese American incarceration during WWII and today’s Muslim ban and deportation of Southeast Asians. Please refer to the flyer for further details.

The Redress and Reparations Movement: A Guest Lecture by Grace Shimizu and Marlene Tonai

The Redress and Reparations Movement: A Guest Lecture by Grace Shimizu and Marlene Tonai

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