View our Statement of Anti-Asian Violence here.


Asian American Research Journal Inaugural Publication Released︱Volume I, Issue I: Building Our Voices


Critical Refugees Studies Collective Literary Spotlight ft. Jessica Goudeau

On May 13, the Critical Refugees Studies Collective hosted a virtual reading and conversation with Jessica Goudeau, author of “After the Last Border: Two Families and the Story of Refuge …


Interview with Philip Kan Gotanda: How the Asian American movement began at Berkeley, sparked creativity and unity

In the second part of a three-part series with Berkeley News podcast Fiat Vox, playwright and UC Berkeley professor Philip Kan Gotanda discusses how he began to write music during …


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 …



Join us for Nobuko Miyamoto Book Launch Celebration on June 26th

When: Saturday, June 26, 3 – 4:30 PM PST Where: Free Zoom Event & Facebook Livestream Register for the event here! (Link: Join us for this celebration of a …

“What is Asian American & Asian Diaspora Studies?” Panel Discussion on Sunday, April 25th, from 1 – 2 PM.

During this live session, a panel of current Asian American & Asian Diaspora Studies students will answer your questions about life as an AAADS major / minor! AAADS continuing faculty …

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:

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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