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.
Beeline: What Spelling Bees Reveal About Generation Z's New Path to Success
In her latest book, Professor Shankar uses spelling bees as a lens to examine the unique and diverse traits of Generation Z–and why they are destined for success. Read more
Asian American Summer Community Fellowship
Lillian Guo (Class ’20)
This summer, Lillian is working with Kan-Win, a community organization that works with survivors of domestic viloence.
William Paik (Class '20)
This summer, William is working with Stir-Friday Night, an Asian American improv comedy troupe in Chicago.
NEWS & EVENTS
Read this article about Professor Nguyen and her partner John Lee's design for a memorial commemorating the survivors of Chicago police torture.
Professor Shalini Shankar was on MSNBC's Morning Joe to talk about her new book "Beeline". Watch the interview here!
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