Vol. 1, No. 1: July-August, 1977 Preview

Here is what’s inside this Edition:

Translation of Chinese Anthology to Begin

The Center’s Resource Development and Publications unit will undertake a translation project of selections from Fan Mei Hua Gon Jin Wen Xue Ji (Collected Writings Opposing the American Exclusion of Chinese Laborers), an anthology of poems, essays, novels and biographies by and about Chinese immigrant workers in the U.S.

 

Asian Fall Orientation Meeting set

Plans are now underway to prepare for the annual Asian Student Fall Orientation scheduled for late September.

 

Pacific/Asian Symposium

The Center will be participating in the Symposium on Pacific/Asian Communities sponsored by the Asian Pacific Planning Council, to be convened on April 6, 1977, at the Davidson Conference Center on the University of Southern California campus.

 

Asian Women’s Rap Group

The Center sponsors the Asian Women’s Rap Group, a series of weekly meetings to discuss the many facets of women’s oppression, with a particular focus on women of Asian descent in the U.S.

 

Center Sponsors Variety of Research Projects

Increasingly more students and faculty at UCLA are engaged in research relevant to the Asian American population.

 

New Anthology Available

Counterpoint: Perspectives on Asian America, a new, important collection of 54 articles and 31 selected short stories and poems on the Asian experience in America, is now available.

 

M.A. Program in Asian American Studies

UCLA offers interested graduate students the Master of Arts degree in Asian American Studies.

 

Center’s Reading Room

The Asian American Studies Center Reading Room houses one of the most complete collections of written materials on Asian Americans in the country.

 

Newsletter Contest

Because of the unprecedented amount of verbal abuse and crass jokes hurled at the title of our newsletter, the editor has begrudgingly agreed to allow a contest to be held among the readers for a shot at the Best Title.

 

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