Greetings from the Chair

Welcome to the UCLA Asian American Studies Department website. We invite you to explore our website to find out more about the relevance and the rigor of interdisciplinary Asian American Studies at UCLA. Through research, teaching, advising, and service, we are carrying on the tradition of transformative education that Asian American Studies has been a part of for more than forty years at UCLA. Our website is updated frequently, so please check back often for the latest information about events, news, courses, profiles, collaborations, links, and ways to get more involved.

Professor Victor Bascara

Chair, Asian American Studies Department

August 18, 2017

The UCLA Asian American Studies Center and Department, and the Department of History are extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Valerie J. Matsumoto to the George and Sakaye Aratani Endowed Chair on the Japanese American...

June 8, 2017

Tiffany Lytle's debut LP "Cambodian Child" centers Cambodian American perspectives and experiences of imperialism, refugeeism, Asian American experience, mixed-race identity, and heart break. Featuring an all-star band, "Cambodian Child" mixes Khmer/ English language, Cambodian music...

Alumni Spotlight

Join us in congratulating Alice Hom in receiving a Soros Equality Fellowship, a new initiative to help emerging mid-career professionals become long-term innovative leaders in the field of racial justice.

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