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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 …

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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 to have partnered with the UCLA Asia Pacific Center and …

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[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 …

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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 Excellence and Equity (CAAIEE) that is presented to UC Berkeley …

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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 at Yale University entitled, Hamburgers + Hot Dogs Are German…You Know That, …

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1990 Institute: Fall 2020 Virtual Internship

About UsThe 1990 Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonpolitical, nonprofit organization based in San Francisco, CA. Founded 30 years ago, the 1990 Institute’s mission is to …

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PANEL DISCUSSION: Migration and Xenophobia across the Pacific in the Time of COVID-19: Current Problems in Their Historical Context

Migration and Xenophobia across the Pacific in the Time of COVID-19: Current Problems in Their Historical Context Panel Discussion | June 11 | 4-5:30 p.m. | …

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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   The senseless murder of George Floyd by the Minneapolis …

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Open Submissions for New Undergraduate Journal in Asian American Studies

  Princeton’s AASA, in conjunction with Princeton’s Program in American Studies and Carl A. Fields Center for Equality and Cultural Understanding, is starting Unfound, a …

Student Projects

Making the Cut – Asian Americans in Film and Video at UC Berkeley

Produced by Ana Duong, Courtney Kihara, Rachel Lo, Michael Murata, Lewis Yu For Elaine Kim’s “AAS 171: Asian Americans in Film and Video” class:

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The Son – Asian Americans in Film and Video at UC Berkeley

Check out Charlie Nguyen’s film, “The Son,” which he produced in Elaine Kim’s “AAS 171: Asian Americans in Film and Video” class:

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Open Submissions for New Undergraduate Journal in Asian American Studies

  Princeton’s AASA, in conjunction with Princeton’s Program in American Studies and Carl A. Fields Center for Equality and Cultural Understanding, is starting Unfound, a …

Student Projects

Making the Cut – Asian Americans in Film and Video at UC Berkeley

Produced by Ana Duong, Courtney Kihara, Rachel Lo, Michael Murata, Lewis Yu For Elaine Kim’s “AAS 171: Asian Americans in Film and Video” class:

Culture

The Son – Asian Americans in Film and Video at UC Berkeley

Check out Charlie Nguyen’s film, “The Son,” which he produced in Elaine Kim’s “AAS 171: Asian Americans in Film and Video” class: