Building Student & Faculty Community
In October 2012, Professor Carolyn Chen hosted a dinner at her home for AASP faculty and minors.
Cultivating Student Leadership
The AASP Student Advisory Board meets throughout the academic year to discuss issues on diversity and brainstorm initiatives.
Engaging with Top Artists
Director and Producer Leo S. Chiang talks about his documentary, "Mr. Cao Goes to Washington" which follows the journey of Rep. Joseph Cao. Read more about the film
Asking Provocative Questions
The Provocative Questions series was started during the 2011-12 school year to provoke dialogue on enduring stereotypes about Asian Americans.
Check out former NU student Joseph Lee, who was an Asian American Studies minor, featured on ABC7 News!
Student organizations Alianza and FMO organized a march against institutional racism at the University.
The University Diversity Council finalized a proposal for a University-wide social inequalities and diversity requirement.
FRESH OFF THE BOAT: Reflections on an Asian American Life Beyond Northwestern
May 21, 2013 • 4:45 PM - 6:00 PM
AASP End-of-Year Reception
June 6, 2013 • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Video on model Jenny Shimitzu by student Irene Tu. See other student works
Asian American Studies at Northwestern University was established by a sweeping student movement in the 1990's that demanded a deeply needed program of study that gives access to the long and rich histories, culture, and politics of Asians in the United States. Thus, the program fosters leadership and engagement with the most significant issues of the day: to model pride and interethnic cooperation that our society still struggles to achieve.
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