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AAADS and the Ethnic Studies community volunteer to combat Bay Area food insecurity

AAADS and the Ethnic Studies community volunteer to combat Bay Area food insecurity

Thank you to all the AAADS and Ethnic Studies communities that contributed towards a successful fresh produce distribution last Saturday.  There were about 100 volunteers that distributed 35,000 pounds of food in 20 hours time.  Vans, trucks and cars took boxes for distribution all over Oakland, Richmond, San Leandro and other areas of need around […]

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

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

[VIDEO] Migration and Xenophobia across the Pacific in the Time of COVID-19: Current Problems in Their Historical Context *** Thank you for attending our panel event! If you weren’t able to make it- you can access a full recording of the event here. *** Panel Discussion | June 11 | 4-5:30 p.m. |  Zoom Panelist/Discussants:  Mae […]

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 Police on May 25th has mobilized thousands of people into the streets to protest against police brutality, state violence, and systemic racism. The Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies (AAADS) program […]

Last Call for Applications: CAUSE Leadership Academy

Last Call for Applications: CAUSE Leadership Academy

Attention all undergraduate and graduate students! We are a day away from the 2020 CAUSE Leadership Academy (CLA) application deadline! CLA program is a program where students can gain a deeper awareness of the issues facing the Asian Pacific American (APA) community. During this nine-week paid internship, students are placed in one of three tracks […]

"An Orphan for You”: The Rise of Korean Adoption in the 1970s and 80s

“An Orphan for You”: The Rise of Korean Adoption in the 1970s and 80s

In cooperation with Mu Films, the Oakland Asian Cultural Center, and Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies at UC Berkeley, Me & Korea would like to invite you all to “An Orphan for You”: The Rise of Korean Adoption in the 1970s and 80s, a free conference in Berkeley and Oakland, CA which will take […]

Snapshots of the 50th Anniversary Dinner

Snapshots of the 50th Anniversary Dinner

By “breaking bread” at our recent 50th Anniversary dinner, we, as a community, have shared how community members have critically engaged with their activism to inform, empower, and preserve past generations of AAPI community achievements. As we continue to reflect on the accomplishments and challenges that Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies at Berkeley has […]

Looking Back at Years of Service: The AAADS 50th Anniversary Newsletter

Looking Back at Years of Service: The AAADS 50th Anniversary Newsletter

  As we come together as a community, we take a step back to contemplate about the challenges and accomplishments of  the Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies program at Berkeley. And to pass on our collective memory, we endeavor to document our experiences so that future generations can continue to reflect on our 50 […]

Mountain Movers Book Talk: A Intergenerational Dialogue Among Activists

Mountain Movers Book Talk: A Intergenerational Dialogue Among Activists

From left to right: Sine Hwang Jensen, Harvey Dong, Nkauj Iab Yang, Kai Nham, and Lisa Hirai Tsuchitani.   Mountain Movers: Student Activism and the Rise of Asian American Studies shares the history of student movements at SF State, UC Berkeley, and UCLA during the 1960s and features oral histories of prior and current student […]

Save the Date! The AAADS 50th Anniversary Celebration

Save the Date! The AAADS 50th Anniversary Celebration

The Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Program invites you to our 50th anniversary celebration on Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 from 6-9pm at the Pauley Ballroom at 2496 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720. Come to celebrate 50 years of the AAADS program and its contributions to the research of, teaching of, and service to the […]

The Daily Cal Interviews Our AAADS Professor, Lisa Tsuchitani

The Daily Cal Interviews Our AAADS Professor, Lisa Tsuchitani

News Flash! Our own Professor Tsuchitani was interviewed by the Daily Cal to discuss the agency and memory of Japanese Americans following their incarceration in WWII. Check out her interview and more here! Link to article: http://www.dailycal.org/…/uprooted-remembering-japanese-am…/