David Myers, the director of the Luskin Center for History and Policy, spoke with Karen Umemoto, the Helen and Morgan Chu Director of the UCLA Asian American Studies Center, and David Yoo, vice provost of the UCLA Institute for American Cultures. They talked about the alarming increase of hate crimes against Asian Americans due to […]
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The Department of Asian American Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), invites applications for part-time Lecturer positions (Non-Senate) with primary responsibility in teaching interdisciplinary courses in Asian American Studies for the 2021-2022 academic year. Appointments are usually per course, on a quarter by quarter basis and we expect to need enough Lecturers […]
Since its establishment in 1925, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has granted nearly $400 million in fellowships to more than 18,000 individuals, among whom are more than 125 Nobel laureates, members of all the national academies, winners of the Pulitzer Prize, Fields Medal, Turing Award, Bancroft Prize, National Book Award, and other internationally recognized […]
We wanted to congratulate all undergraduate students, graduate students, as well as faculty members who have been awarded this year by the Asian American Studies Center for their scholarships and research. In honor of the recipients, the Asian American Studies Center created a short montage here. The Asian American Studies Center also produced a booklet […]
Professor Kyeyoung Park’s Book Talk Korean Intergroup Relations in LA In LA Rising: Korean Relations with Blacks and Latinos after Civil Unrest, UCLA Anthropology Professor Kyeyoung Park revisits the 1992 Los Angeles unrest and provides a deep dive of the interrelations between minority groups. She provides a comprehensive examination of how race, class citizenship, and […]
Students from this Fall 2020’s Asian American Studies 112C: Asian American Creative Writing with lecturer Neelanjana Banerjee get featured in Hyphen magazine. Highlighting this previous Fall’s successful creative writing course a few student have received publication for their creative pieces. Student Ashley Kim‘s piece “The Half of You That’s Not Me” was featured for Hyphen […]
We want to congratulate our Asian American Studies Students who have been awarded this year’s Asian Pacific Alumni of UCLA Scholarships! A few of our students highlighted are: Angela Li Exp. ’21 — Undergraduate Angela Li is a rising senior double-majoring in Asian American studies and political science with an interest in pursuing a career […]
Dear Class of 2020, We congratulate you on the difficulties you had overcome to get to where you are today. Your graduation and accomplishments are milestones that our department wishes to celebrate with you. We understand the disappointment many of you may have experienced due to commencement shifting to the virtual platform. Nevertheless, the […]
ASIAN AMERICAN STUDIES CALL FOR LECTURERS – Application Page Here UCLA ASIAN AMERICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT OPEN POSITIONS: PART-TIME LECTURERS (NON-SENATE) 2020-21 The Department of Asian American Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), invites applications for part-time Lecturer positions (Non-Senate) with primary responsibility in teaching interdisciplinary courses in Asian American Studies for the […]