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Asian American Studies Program

About the Program

 

Why Asian American Studies?

Asian American Studies students

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.

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Faculty Spotlight

 
 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

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Student Spotlight

 

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.

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NEWS & EVENTS

 
Inclusion Rider vs. Race Science

Shalini Shankar's latest column for Anthropology News' DIVERSITY REPORT

Beyond Ethnicity

Nitasha Sharma's co-edited volume

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