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Congratulations to Asian American Studies alumnus Jennifer Tseng on her new novel, Mayumi and the Sea of Happiness

Congratulations to Asian American Studies alumnus Jennifer Tseng on her new novel, Mayumi and the Sea of Happiness. Forty-one years old, disenchanted wife and dutiful mother, Mayumi is a librarian on an island off the coast of New England. Her most erotic pleasure is in reading. That is, until the day she issues a library card […]

Congratulations Tiffany Lytle (MA ’17): Album Release

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 styles, and pop to create a provocative sound fueled by powerful content speaking to today’s political climate. Lytle’s sounds and lyrics […]

Alice Y. Hom chosen as Soros Equity Fellows

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. Hom received a BA from Yale, an MA in Asian American studies from UCLA, and has a PhD in history from Claremont Graduate University. Learn […]

GSR Opportunity | AAP Mentoring | UndocuBruins & Research Rookies | Deadline: September 6, 2018 @ 12PM

1. Graduate Research Coordinator – UndocuBruins Research Program Graduate Research Coordinator Position – 2018-2019 Academic Year The UndocuBruins Research Program (UBRP) provides AAP undocumented undergraduate students with the opportunity to pursue research in their own field of interest. UndocuBruins Research scholars participate in critical and social justice oriented research, with additional opportunities for reflection and […]

FLAS Funding – Deadline: September 20, 2018

2018-19 Middle East Studies Fellowship – Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Academic Year fellowships for Arabic, Armenian, Hebrew, Persian, Turkish and area studies. The Center for Near Eastern Studies (CNES) administers the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship program supporting UCLA graduate and undergraduate training in Middle East Studies and modern languages including: Arabic, […]

National Parks Service Youth Legacy Project in Manzanar – Deadline: Rolling Until Filled

JACL is hiring an intern to serve at Manzanar (California). Please see description of site and tasks below.   To apply, please submit your resume with a detailed cover letter describing your interest in the program and how you will be able to contribute to the internship given your experience, background and other qualifications. Internships […]

Graduate Student Research Position at the Center for the Study of Women (CSW) – Deadline: Rolling Until Filled

The UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW) is hiring two 25% Graduate Student Researchers (GSR) for the 2018-19 academic year. Position includes graduate student fee remissions benefits. Possibility of continuation of appointment based on satisfactory performance. UCLA graduate student (master’s or doctorate) in good academic standing are eligible to apply   Apply online: […]

Dashew Center for International Students and Scholars: Graduate Coordinator Position Opening – Deadline: Rolling Application Until Filled

Dashew Center for International Students and Scholars’s Global Siblings program is one of DCISS’s most popular and successful programs with over 600 applicants each year. It entails pairing up one international student with one domestic student, and placing them into a themed family where they can meet other like-minded individuals. These families are led by highly motivated and diligent […]

MindWell Graduate Student Researcher – Deadline: Rolling Until Filled

Healthy Campus Initiative (HCI)  MindWell Graduate Student Researcher (GSR) Job Description (also attached at bottom):   Summary Statement:  The primary responsibility of the HCI-appointed GSR or equivalent HCI-related faculty support person is to assist the assigned pod leader or other HCI faculty member in the successful completion of research, planning, implementation, evaluation, documentation of HCI-related […]

Call for Papers: Asian American and Pacific Islander Activism

Call for Papers: Asian American and Pacific Islander Activism Commemorating 50 Years of Asian American Studies Guest Editors: Professor Diane C. Fujino (UC Santa Barbara) and Professor Robyn Rodriguez (UC Davis) Publication Date: Issue planned for Fall 2019 publication Due Date: Paper submissions (5,000-6,000 words, excluding endnotes) due November 1, 2018 The field of Asian American studies emerged out of activist struggles, […]