THE ASIAN AMERICAN AND ASIAN DIASPORA (AAADS) PROGRAM AND THE JAPANESE AMERICAN WOMEN ALUMNAE OF UC BERKELEY invite you to CELEBRATE THE LEGACY OF JAPANESE AMERICAN STUDIES AT UC BERKELEY with a talk by: NORMAN MINETA ’53 and performances by: PJ AND ROY HIRABAYASHI FOUNDERS OF SAN JOSE TAIKO, POET G YAMAZAWA, CAL RAIJIN TAIKO […]
Join us on April 7, 2016, 20th for the Anniversary showing of Ancestors in the Americas Part I and to honor Loni Ding’s achievement in creating it!!
SPEAKER SERIES: BREAK THE SILENCE on Occupational Health Issues: Workers’ Rights in Nail Salon Industry with featured guest speaker Thu Quach, Ph.D Wednesday, January 27, 4-5pm, 234 Dwinelle
Please join the Ethnic Studies Library and Eastwind Books of Berkeley in welcoming Professor Khatharya Um on Wednesday, December 2nd, 6-8pm at the Ethnic Studies Library. Professor Um will discuss her recently published book From the Land of Shadows: War, Revolution, and the Making of the Cambodian Diaspora and mark the opening of an exhibit entitled […]
Here are two videos honoring our very own Professor Elaine H. Kim: Messages for Elaine Kim and Elaine Kim’s Retirement Video!!
Support the Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Program at UC Berkeley! Help AAADS support: Undergraduate and Graduate Education Research Programming Community Engagement Thank you for advancing the legacy of our program for generations to come. _______________________________ November 19th is Berkeley’s 2nd 24 hr day of giving. Last year we raised more than $5M in one […]
Come visit the Chinese Diaspora in Cuba Photo Exhibit, which is on display this October in the Ethnic Studies Library. Photographed and curated by Marilyn Wong, the exhibit features photos that shed light on Chinese labor migration and presence in Cuba. From the library’s official website: “With the United States and Cuba moving towards the normalization […]
Phare, The Cambodian Circus presents ‘Khmer Metal’ at the Oakland Scottish Rite Center on Sunday, October 4th at 7:00 p.m. Tickets available at http://pharecircus.org/ustour2015/. Taking place over one evening in a grungy bar, ‘Khmer Metal’ tells stories of urban life in modern Cambodia through dance, theatre, breathtaking acrobatics and original, live music. CNN calls it an […]
From the A.C.T. Event Page: “In these two tales of contemporary Filipino-American life in California, adapted from the acclaimed collection of short stories by San Francisco author Lysley Tenorio, a vibrant array of characters strive for personal transformations that are seemingly impossible, wonderfully moving, and distinctly theatrical. The infamous headline-making eviction of Filipino residents from […]