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Amerasia Journal Call for Papers: Asian American and Pacific Islander Activism (Fall 2019)

New Publication! NCRR: The Grassroots Struggle for Japanese American Redress and Reparations

Professor Lucy Mae San Pablo Burns Awarded 2017-18 Don T. Nakanishi Award for Outstanding Engaged Scholarship

Latest Amerasia examines current relationships between Arab American studies and Asian American studies

Associate Clinical Professor Benjamin Woo is the 2017-18 recipient of the C. Doris and Toshio Hoshide Distinguished Teaching Prize in Asian American Studies

Chinese Herbalists: The Lau Chinese American History Mini Docs Project

Karen Umemoto is Appointed Helen and Morgan Chu Endowed Director's Chair of the Asian American Studies Center and Professor of Urban Planning and Asian American Studies

New Study Documents Lack of Economic Progress in South L.A. Over the Past 50 Years

New AAPI Nexus Journal: Special Issue on Asians in the Anglo-sphere

Yvonne Yen Liu and Manuel Criollo Named 2018 UCLA Activist-in-Residence Fellows

Latest Amerasia Journal examines the changing state of Pacific languages across Oceania and the diaspora

Many Bridges, One River: Organizing for Justice in Vietnamese American Communities Now Available

UCLA alumni Morgan and Helen Chu have established The Helen and Morgan Chu Endowed Director's Chair of the Asian American Studies Center

The Color of Wealth in Los Angeles Report - Now Available!

Remembering Revolutionary Community Scholar Grace Lee Boggs (1915-2015)

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'



Calendar of Events

[Apr. 14] Building History 3.0: An interactive exploration of the Japanese American incarceration camps in MInecraft

[Apr. 25-27] Join the AASC Press at the Association for Asian American Studies 39th Annual National Conference in Madison, Wisconsin

[May 15] Stanley Kwok Lau and Dora Wong Lau Distinguished Lecture Series, "Mother of Exiles" -- Refugees in American Myth and History

[May 25] Book Launch | Mountain Movers: Student Activism and the Emergence of Asian American Studies

[VIDEO] Conversations with the Institute of American Cultures Visiting Scholars

2015 Annual Awards and Alumni Reception - View the Event Images

2014 Annual Awards and Alumni Reception - View the Event Images

2013 Annual Awards and Alumni Reception - View the Event Images

Thirty Years After, Freedom for Chol Soo Lee - View the Event Images

50 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

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Center Spotlight

Center Spotlight

UCLA Professor Valerie J. Matsumoto Appointed to Aratani Endowed Chair

Professor Lane Ryo Hirabayashi Retires

Professor William "Bill" G. Ouchi Retires

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

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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)

Sawtelle Japantown: The Trajectory of Japanese American Neighborhoods (Report 1 PDF)

Sawtelle Japantown: Asian Neighborhoods and Official Designation (Report 2 PDF)

Sawtelle Japantown: Preserving Ethnic Neighborhoods through Cultural Institutions (Report 3 PDF)

Sawtelle Japantown: Neighborhood Planning in Los Angeles Asian Neighborhoods (Report 4 PDF)

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#NotCrazyRichAsians Webinar Series

Jack and Aiko Herzig Papers

K. Patrick and Lily A. Okura Collection

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2018 Statistics Portrait of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Other Pacific Islanders | 2017 Stats | 2016 Stats | 2015 Stats | 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)

Untold Civil Rights Stories and Lesson Plans Online

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