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Professor Lois Takahashi named interim dean of UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

Dr. James Yamazaki - Hiroshima 70th Anniversary: Nuclear Bomb 'Should Never Be Used Again'

Professor Marjorie Kagawa-Singer and Professor David K. Yoo are the 2014-15 recipients of the C. Doris and Toshio Hoshide Distinguished Teaching Prize in Asian American Studies Studies

UCLA: Community Engaged Scholar, Professor Marjorie Kagawa-Singer to Retire

2014-15 Don T. Nakanishi Award for Outstanding Engaged Scholarship Awarded to Graduate Student Brittany N. Morey and Undergraduate Student Jessica Thach

2015 Statistics Portrait of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Other Pacific Islanders

Amerasia Journal v41n1: Indigenous Asias engages local and global discussions of indigenous cultures and practices across the Pacific, including Hawai'i, Japan, the Philippines, and Taiwan

Jerry Kang, Law professor named UCLA's first vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion

Now Available! Amerasia Journal 40:3 featuring Yuri Kochiyama tributes and work of graffiti artist Tempt One

UCLA AASC Launches the Suyama Project Website - Online Archival Collection

Prof. Valerie Matsumoto's City Girls - L.A. Times Featured, "For A Nisei Sisterhood, It's Yesterday Once More"

UCLA Report Uncovers Why Immigrants and Communities of Color Were at Higher Risk of Foreclosure in Los Angeles

UCLA AASC awarded National Park Service Grant to Preserve Herzig Records of World War II Japanese American Confinement Sites

Professor Paul M. Ong Awarded 2013-14 Don T. Nakanishi Award for Outstanding Engaged Scholarship

New Sakaguchi Research Fund in Japanese American Studies established at UCLA

In Memory of Yuri Kochiyama (1921-2014)

National Asian Pacific American Political Almanac, Fifteenth Edition (2014-2015)

Latest Amerasia Journal addresses Asian American religions and racialization in the post-9/11 era

AAPI Nexus Latest Issue Focuses on Environmentalism

2014-15 Fellowships and Grants Available Now!

A Tribute to Longtime Center Supporter and Philanthropist George Aratani

New Institute of American Cultures at UCLA



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45 Years of Asian American Studies @ UCLA

"The Center will hopefully enrich the experience of the entire university by contributing to an understanding of the long neglected history, rich cultural heritage, and present position of Asian Americans in our society."

-- from the Center Steering Committee Mission Statement, 1969


Center Spotlight

Center Spotlight

Celebrating 45 Years of the UCLA Asian American Studies Center

Professor Ninez Ponce Named Director of School of Public Health Center for Global and Immigrant Health

Professor Nguyen-Vo Thu-huong appointed UCLA AASC's Associate Director for 2013-14

Professor Robert Teranishi Appointed to Morgan and Helen Chu Endowed Chair in Asian American Studies

UCLA welcomes Professor Renee Tajima-Pena

Professor Keith Camacho Promoted to Associate Professor with tenure

Donate & Gift Giving

Gift Giving

Since its founding in 1969, the UCLA Asian American Studies Center has benefited from the extraordinary generosity, support, and dedication of thousands of students, alumni, community leaders, donors, staff, and faculty. We are extremely grateful for your commitment and assistance in working with us to build the largest and most comprehensive Asian American Studies program in the nation. Read More >>

Alumni & Community

Alumni & Community

Reconnecting with Alumni, Students, Faculty, and Friends at the Annual Award Reception

Getting to Know UCLA's Graduate Coalition of the Native Pacific

Community-University Partnership Research Projects

Affordable Housing Challenges in Historic Filipinotown (PDF)

2013 Report on the State of Cambodia Town (PDF)

The State of Chinatown Los Angeles (PDF)

Resource Portal

Resource Portal

K. Patrick and Lily A. Okura Collection

Asian American Studies Center Grants, Fellowships, Prizes, and Scholarships

UCLA AASC Aratani CARE Grants

Asian American Studies Department and Class Listings

AASC Video Archives

2015 Statistics Portrait of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Other Pacific Islanders | 2014 Stats | 2013 Stats | 2012 Stats

UCLA AASC Reports: Developed for the Ford Foundation's Building Economic Security Over a Lifetime Initiative

CrossCurrents: AASC News Magazine - Latest Edition Now Available (PDF)

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