New AAADS Course This Spring! AAS 20C: Asian American Popular Culture

By ehkim

AAS 20C: American American Popular Culture Professor Roger Chung This course will feature Asian American popular cultural practices and phenomena. While ethnic or traditional culture will be significant, we will approach “Asian American Culture” as an emergent cultural form that responds to racialization in America. Although race will be a prominent course analytical lens, the…

Community Studies Update

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By Peter Kim During 2011-12, the AAADS Community Studies Task Force met to strategize about how best to strengthen the community engagement work done within so many of our courses. The faculty, students, and community workers on the Task Force designed and disseminated a survey tool to assess the best ways for AAADS students to…

New Course Offered Fall 2012 on Filipino Performance in the Diaspora

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In Fall 2012, Professor Joi Barrios will be teaching a course on Filipino theater, stand-up comedy, music, spoken word and rap, and dance in the diaspora. Texts will be studied in the context of Filipino American historical relations, identity discourse, globalization, and diaspora nationalisms. The course will be AAS 190: Filipino Performance in the Diaspora:…

New Courses Offered Fall 2011!

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Three new Asian American Studies classes will be offered in this Fall: The first is AAS 138: Asian Popular Culture: Gender, Sexualities, and Racialization in South Asian (Indian) Cinematic Discourses taught by Huma Dar. It will explore the cinematic representations of the complex intersections and co-formations of race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, religion and…

Summer Session 2011

By UCBerkeleyAAADS

Registration for Summer Session 2011 is now open! The Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies program offers a variety of great courses over the summer. Visit our Summer Session 2011 Page for more information!