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


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


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