Asian American Studies

Asian American Studies

Statement and Petition on the Revised Executive Order 1100 from the Chairs and Coordinators in AFRS, AIS, AAS, CAS, CHS and GWS

The Department Chairs and Coordinators of Africana Studies, American Indian Studies, Asian American Studies, Central American Studies, Chicano/a Studies, and 

Genderand Women’s Studies at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) emphatically reject the revision of the Executive Order 1100 (EO 1100), which was released by the California State University Chancellor’s Office (CO) Wednesday, August 23, 2017.

EO 1100 eviscerates CSUN’s unique and exemplary Section F “Comparative Cultural Studies/Gender, Race, Class, and Ethnicity Studies, and Foreign Languages,” denying CSUN students an education based on cultural competency and respect for diversity.

We collectively resist and reject this violation of Faculty Consultation and Governance. These proposed changes reinforce the already profound divisions that exist in our society.

Read the full statement (.pdf)

Sign our petition to join the fight!

For more information, please check out the website https://caeducatorsunited.wordpress.com

Welcome to the Asian American Studies Department

AAS students at the San Fernando Valley Japanese American Community Center

The Asian American Studies department emerges out of social justice struggles in solidarity with multiple oppressed communities.  It is dedicated to academic and community-based goals, including promoting learning and intellectual growth; stimulating professional development; enhancing and empowering Asian/Pacific Islander communities across local and global scales; and highlighting social, economic, political, legal, and cultural issues within existing and emerging communities to envision and effect just alternatives and social transformation.

Founded in 1990, AAS is a vibrant interdisciplinary department that offers a major/double major and minor in Asian American Studies. Many AAS graduates work in a number of diverse fields, including education, entertainment, journalism, social work, community service, business and law.  Please check out our academic program page for more information on our courses and for advisement information.

THE QUERENCIA EFFECT

The CSUN AAS Pathways Program proudly presents 'THE QUERENCIA EFFECT'
Fall 2017 session *an open mic and performance arts series*
Thursday, December 7th - 5 p.m. at the Glenn Omatsu House