Asian American Studies

Asian American Studies

Welcome to the Asian American Studies Department

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. Read more about the department

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Call for Essays for the Abarquez & Alcantara Prize

January 12, 2019

Abarquez-Alcantara Contest Flyer (description on webpage)

The AAS Department is doing a CALL FOR "OUTSTANDING ESSAYS on "ASIAN AMERICANS PROGRESSIVE LEADERSHIP IN EDUCATION." We hope you will consider submitting your essays (Deadline: March 15th, 5 p.m.) This year's theme is: "The Heart of Asian American Studies: Why It Matters to Me".

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AAS 495SM Social Movements, Spring 2019

November 28, 2018

AAS 495 SM Social Movements, Spring 2019, Dr. Clement Lai

In Spring 2019, we are offering AAS 495SM Social Movements with Dr. Clement Lai. A community engagement course with a service-learning component. Course # 20676. MW 2:00-3:15pm, JR 354.  Read more

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