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Ethnic Studies in the News | Anti-Asian Violence

The murders in Atlanta bring together so many of the issues that we study in Ethnic Studies–a long history of Anti-Asian violence; the precarity of low-wage immigrant workers, including forms …


Statement of Condemnation of Anti-Asian Violence


Asian American Research Journal – Call for Papers [DEADLINE EXTENDED]

The Asian American Research Journal (AARJ), co-sponsored by the Asian American Research Center (AARC) and the Asian American and Asian Diaspora studies (AAADS) program seeks to provide a platform for …


On the passing of Judy Yung

A Message from the Chair of the Department of Ethnic Studies It is with sincere sadness that we report the passing of Judy Yung, an Ethnic Studies Ph.D., a native …


[WEBINAR] Chinese Diaspora: Challenges and Possibilities in a Time of Uncertainty

The Institute for Diaspora and Transnational Studies (A Division of the Zoryan Institute) is pleased to have partnered with the UCLA Asia Pacific Center and UC Berkeley Asian American and …


[CALL FOR ENTRIES] Sowing Agency: Seeding the Future for Environmental Justice

The Asian American Women Artists Association (AAWAA) is excited to announce their upcoming exhibition, entitled Sowing Agency: Seeding the Future for Environmental Justice. The show is co-presented by the Asian …


Panel/Speaker Events

Jhumpa Lahiri: In conversation with Harsha Ram

Lecture | May 14 | 5-6:30 p.m. |  Zoom Event Speaker: Jhumpa Lahiri, Pulitzer Prize-winning Author of Interpreter of Maladies & The Namesake Interlocutor: Harsha Ram, Associate Professor in the Departments of Comparative …

Panel/Speaker Events

Centering Asian Voices in American Buddhism: Anger, Refuge, Solidarity

Please join us for a conversation between author Chenxing Han and Professor Carolyn Chen on Be the Refuge: Raising the Voices of Asian American Buddhism.  Be the Refuge is the first book to center the experiences …

Student Events

AAPI Drop-In Wellness Hours

PDF: SP21 AAPI Community Voice Join our support & discussion space for Asian American (South, Southeast, East Asian), Pacific Islander & mixed Asian identified students. Connect with other students & …

Panel/Speaker Events

APIICON: Building Digital Community

APIICON is happening next week! Don’t forget to RSVP soon and come out to the amazing workshops and keynotes they have planned! RSVP: Full Agenda + Descriptions:

Panel/Speaker Events

Asian Women as Method: A Conversation with Professor Laura Hyun Yi Kang

March 10th, 2021 | 2 – 3:00PM | Zoom This conversation centers on Professor Laura Hyun Yi Kang’s book Traffic in Asian Women in which she shows how the figure …

Panel/Speaker Events

Seen and Unseen: A Behind-The-Scenes Look

Join Amy Sueyoshi and Stan Yogi, co-curators of “Seen & Unseen: Queering JA History Before 1945”, the first-ever exhibit focused on Nikkei (Japanese emigrants and their descendants) who were involved …

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Questions about the AAADS programs? Contact our advisors:

Laura Jimenez-Olvera

Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 4 p.m., and Friday, 1:30 to 5 p.m., or by appointment
532 Barrows Hall

Dewey St. Germaine

 Monday through Friday, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 4 p.m., or by appointment
530 Barrows Hall