[CALL FOR ENTRIES] Sowing Agency: Seeding the Future for Environmental Justice

By UCBerkeleyAAADS

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 is co-presented by the Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC) and is set to open May 2021. This multimedia arts exhibition is inspired by Asian Pacific Islander leaders fighting for…

Ethnic Studies faculty Khatharya Um awarded the Chancellor’s Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence and Equity

By UCBerkeleyAAADS

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 faculty members who have an extraordinary record of accomplishment in advancing equity, inclusion and diversity through their scholarship, research, teaching, and public or university service that are essential to maintaining…

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…