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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

AAPI Nexus Journal Call For Papers - Special Issue on Serving the Community: Reflections for Sustainable Partnerships and Organizational Transformation

UCLA Professor Valerie J. Matsumoto Appointed to Aratani Endowed Chair

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

Beloved Community Engaged Scholar, Professor Paul M. Ong to Retire

Assistant Professor Randall Akee is the 2016-17 recipient of the C. Doris and Toshio Hoshide Distinguished Teaching Prize in Asian American Studies

2016-17 Don T. Nakanishi Award for Outstanding Engaged Scholarship Awarded to Graduate Student C. Aujean Lee and Undergraduate Student Emily Taing

Professor Lane Ryo Hirabayashi Retires

2017 Statistics Portrait of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Other Pacific Islanders

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

David K. Yoo to head UCLA's Institute of American Cultures

Professor Renee Tajima-Pena Awarded 2015-16 Don T. Nakanishi Award for Outstanding Engaged Scholarship

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

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

UCLA Today Features Suyama Project: Center shatters myth of 'quiet' Japanese Americans imprisoned in camps

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'

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



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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

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

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)

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)

Resource Portal

Resource Portal

Jack and Aiko Herzig Papers

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

2017 Statistics Portrait of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Other Pacific Islanders | 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)

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