Asian American Studies


Summer Offering: AAS 220 Survey of Asian American Literature

June 6, 2018

AAS 220 with Tomo Hattori, Summer 2018

Enrollment is open for an exciting Summer course, AAS 220 - Survey of Asian American Literature, with Prof. Tomo Hattori. This course covers Asian American literary works from the late 19th century to the present. A persistent interest in the personal response to systemic violence unites these culturally varied works. Read more


April 5, 2018

The University Library

Calling for Students to submit their essays on "Asian Americans and Education" for The Abarquez & Alcantara Prize in Asian American Studies at CSUN. The deadline has been extended to Thursday, April 19th at 4:45 pm. You may re-submit if you have already submitted an essay. Read more

Edith Chen Receives NIH Grant For Her Work On the Immigrant Health Paradox

March 2, 2018

Edith Chen speaking at a podium

Dr. Edith Chen has received a large NIH grant for her project entitled, “Is Assimilation Costing Asian Americans Their Health? Type 2 Diabetes in California's Asian American Populations.” This was preceded by an NIH-funded BUILD PODER pilot project about the epidemiological paradox, also known as the immigrant health paradox. Read more


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