Ethnic Studies in the News | Anti-Asian Violence

By UCBerkeleyAAADS

The murders in Atlanta bring together so many of the issues that we study in Ethnic Studies–a long history of Anti-Asian violence; the precarity of low-wage immigrant workers, including forms of sexual labor; and the inseparable ways that misogyny and racism work together. Read what our own Ethnic Studies scholars are saying: Cathy Ceniza Choy…

Asian American Research Journal – Call for Papers [DEADLINE EXTENDED]

By UCBerkeleyAAADS

The Asian American Research Journal (AARJ), co-sponsored by the Asian American Research Center (AARC) and the Asian American and Asian Diaspora studies (AAADS) program seeks to provide a platform for research and scholarly work centered on Asian American experiences, identities, and communities. Submission are accepted until March 7th, 2021. Please submit your paper to tinyurl.com/aarjsubmission.…

On the passing of Judy Yung

By UCBerkeleyAAADS

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 Ethnic Studies Ph.D., a native of San Francisco’s Chinatown, and a pioneering scholar of Chinese American women’s history. Her many awards include being National Women’s History Month Honoree (2015); the 2007,…

[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…