PANEL DISCUSSION: Migration and Xenophobia across the Pacific in the Time of COVID-19: Current Problems in Their Historical Context

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Migration and Xenophobia across the Pacific in the Time of COVID-19: Current Problems in Their Historical Context Panel Discussion | June 11 | 4-5:30 p.m. |  Zoom Panelist/Discussants:  Mae Ngai, Columbia University; Nayan Shah, University of Southern California; Lok Siu, University of California, Berkeley; Yasuko Takezawa, Kyoto University Moderators:  Albert Manke, Pacific Regional Office of the German Historical Institute Washington; Yufei Zhou,…

Save the Date! The AAADS 50th Anniversary Celebration

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The Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Program invites you to our 50th anniversary celebration on Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 from 6-9pm at the Pauley Ballroom at 2496 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720. Come to celebrate 50 years of the AAADS program and its contributions to the research of, teaching of, and service to the…

Update: Asian Americans and Affirmative Action Symposium

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News Flash! Our symposium’s location for next week, Asian Americans and Affirmative Action, has changed for next week! The reception and event will both be held at Boalt Hall 110. The time remains the same as scheduled. In addition, we are introducing a third and final panelist: Nkauj Iab Yang, Director of California policies and…

Asian Americans and Affirmative Action: The AAADS 50th Anniversary Symposium Series

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The Harvard University lawsuit (Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard) has raised critical questions about how affirmative action may be affecting Asian American admissions. This symposium brings together experts in law, education, and community advocacy to examine what affirmative action means, its role and relevance in higher education, and its effects on the different communities…

Joel Kim Booster, an Up and Coming Comedian, Comes to Campus!

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News Flash! SUPERB, a student entertainment group on campus, is proud to invite Joel Kim Booster, a up and coming comedian!   As a queer Korean American, Joel’s experiences has been the foundation for most of his material. Ranging from gay dads to dating apps, from college to Asian parents, to growing up as an…