Spring 2013 Majors Dinner

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Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies majors gathered for dinner together on April 26, 2013 at Mandarin Gardens. Yum!

“Asian American Food Matters: Culture, Politics, Community” Symposium

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ASIAN AMERICAN FOOD MATTERS On March 13, 2013, four speakers were invited to speak at a symposium entitled Asian American Food Matters: Culture, Politics, Community: Dawn Mabalon, Associate Professor of history at San Francisco State University and author of Little Manila is in the Heart: The Making of the Filipina/o American Community in Stockton, California…

Chizu Iiyama and Jimi Yamaichi Visit Japanese American History Class

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Front row (l to r) Marissa Simon, Sayo Guillaume, Cindy Guan, Kay Kim, Vivian Cheng, Michelle Loo, Yuki Matsumoto Back row (l to r) Khoa Dao, Justin Yoo, Wendy Steiner, Ben Porter, Jeffrey Chow, Emi Nishikawa, Brett Kamita On September 20, two eminent community elders, Mrs. Chizu Kitano Iiyama and Mr. Jimi Yamaichi, spoke about…

Graduating Seniors of 2011-2012

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Congratulations to the graduating Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies majors of 2011-2012! They will be walking on Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 2:00pm as part of the Ethnic Studies commencement in Zellerbach Playhouse. You can check out the profiles of the graduates here.

Profiles of the Class of 2011

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DAPHNE LO is an Asian American Studies major with a pre-nursing track. She intended to major in Molecular and Cellular Biology, but she found her science courses to be competitive and impersonal. She says that there was lack of one-on-one time with her science professors. She switched to Asian American Studies last Spring, having taken Asian…