Exploring the Word “Ethnic”: Impolite Conversation Podcast

By UCBerkeleyAAADS

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, Right?  The series explores the word “ethnic”, other coded language and who gets to be American. This Monday,Lezli was joined by Dr. Niambi Carter, Associate Professor of Political Science at Howard University…

1990 Institute: Fall 2020 Virtual Internship

By UCBerkeleyAAADS

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 promote the development of a constructive relationship between the U.S. and China and to champion fair and equal treatment for Asian Americans. We plan to do this through leadership, education,…

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

By UCBerkeleyAAADS

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

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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…

Snapshots of the 50th Anniversary Dinner

By UCBerkeleyAAADS

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…