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[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 …


[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 …


Ethnic Studies faculty Khatharya Um awarded the Chancellor’s Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence and Equity

Professor Khatharya Um is the 2020 recipient of the prestigious Chancellor’s Award for Advancing Institutional …


Exploring the Word “Ethnic”: Impolite Conversation Podcast

Last Monday, Lezli began a four-volume series with Dr. Matthew Jacobson, William Robertson Coe Professor of American Studies and History …


1990 Institute: Fall 2020 Virtual Internship

About UsThe 1990 Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonpolitical, nonprofit organization based in San Francisco, CA. …


Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Program at UC Berkeley Statement of Solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter

Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Program at UC Berkeley Statement of Solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter …


Student Events

EAU Fall Festival

Join the East Asian Union in celebrating our community this fall! The Fall Festival will be an opportunity to be creative, be inspired, game with your friends, and get started …

Panel/Speaker Events

Inaugural Launch & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Asian American Research Center

                   A message from Michael Omi, Chair of the Asian American Research Center AAADS, AAPISC, APASD, and APASA cordially invite you to …

Panel/Speaker Events

COVID-19 and Anti-Asian Violence with Professor Lok Siu

Cal Alumni Association is hosting Professor Lok Siu, who will be speaking on COVID-19 and Anti-Asian Violence Professor Lok Siu is a cultural anthropologist and faculty of Ethnic Studies at …

Panel/Speaker Events

[PANEL] AAADS Homecoming 2020

 Join alumni, faculty, students, staff, and friends of Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies for a special event during Homecoming Weekend at UC Berkeley. Virtual Panel Discussion Asian Americans and Racial Justice Today Friday, October …

Panel/Speaker Events

[PANEL] From Prop 209 to Prop 16

Californians have endured a statewide ban on race- and gender-based affirmative action policies since the passage of Proposition 209, which is widely recognized for its devastating impact on advancing racial …

Panel/Speaker Events

Webinar Series – Aging in Asia: Ethical and Policy Issues in Healthy Aging and End of Life Care Across the Asia-Pacific Region

Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies: Mongolia Initiative | September 9 – 23, 2020 every Wednesday | 6-8 p.m. |  Online – …

Get in touch

General Email: ucberkeleyaaads@gmail.com

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