About the Program
Why Asian American Studies?
Studying the experiences of Asian Americans will open up a window to examine globalization, international relations, the complexity of culture and prepares the student to learn more about themselves and their relationship to a new global world order.
A talk by Professor Michelle Huang
Japanese American Internment Narratives After 9/11
Professor Huang will examine two novels about Japanese American internment written after 9/11 to consider what these “neo-internment narratives” can tell us about enduring logics of xenophobia and white nationalism.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
12:30 - 1:50pm
Crowe Hall 1-132
Seri Lee (Class ’20) won the Asian American Summer Community Fellowship in 2018. Her summer was spent interning at the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum and the Asian Pacific Islander Pride of Chicago. Read about her experience.
Julia Song (Class ’19) also won the Asian American Summer Community Fellowship in 2018. Her summer was spent interning at Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Chicago and the Grassroots Collective. Read about her experience.
NEWS & EVENTS
Shalini Shankar's latest column for Anthropology News' DIVERSITY REPORT
Nitasha Sharma's co-edited volume
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