Asian American Studies

Asian American Studies

Welcome to the Asian American Studies Department

 CSUN AAS 2022 Newsletter

Edited by Dr. Tracy Buenavista, the current AAS 2022 Newsletter chronicles so many important moments for Asian American Studies as we are finally back on campus post-pandemic.  Check out the newsletter by clicking on the picture above.


1st AAS Oral History Project: Professor Allan Aquino Interviews Professor Glenn Omatsu

(Click the picture to watch the interview on YouTube)


A Message from Department Chair, Eunai Shrake

April 1, 2020

Eunai Shrake

I am writing  to you to remind us all that we are all in this together. We are going through unprecedented times with COVID-19 ravaging the globe. This is a stubborn and voracious virus. And if the impact of the virus on our physical, mental,  emotional, and economic well-being is not enough, Asians in the U.S. and around the world are being targeted for hate crimes because of the virus' origination in Wuhan, China. This is all the more reason why Asian American Studies *must* be part of the educational lexicon here in the United States from K-12 through the university.  Read more

AAS Student Awards Descriptions & Applications

March 27, 2020

The University Library

The deadline for submissions has been extended to April 15th, 2020

Every year, Asian American Studies faculty members honor students for their achievements and contributions to the department, campus, and community. Students can apply to be considered for one of the departmental awards by submitting an application, 3 brief essays, and a resume. Read more


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