Vol. 1, No. 5: March-April, 1978 Preview

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Asian Perspectives to Arrive

For the first time in UCLA student programming history, a full week of campus wide programs on Asian and Pacific Island peoples in America will be presented at UCLA, April 9-15.

 

East Indians in America Study

As part of the research project being conducted by the Center on Asian American labor before World War II, Researc hAssistant Sucheta Mukherea is studying the East Indian community on the Pacific Coast.

 

Collogium Series

Karla Rolff, instructor at Moore Park College, will be giving a talk, “Samoan Tradition and Chaneg: Socio-Economic Ways of Coping With change,” on April 21, as part of the Asian American Studies Center’s Colloquium Series.

 

Two Research Proposals Approved

Two proposals for research on Asian Americans were recently approved by the Institute of American Culture (IAC).

 

Center Help Asian Women Health Project

Center research assistant Terasa Takaki is working on the Asian Women’s Health Proect, which was initiated by the T.H.E. Clinic for women to investigate the family planning needs specific to cultural and other traits of Asian women in Los Angeles County.

 

Second Labor Conference Concluded

The second of three sessions on the history of Asian laborers in the U.S. was held Friday, February 10.

 

Community Issues Discussion series

Tran Van Mai and Don Luce spoke at the first two forums in the Community Issues Discussion Series, sponsored by the Asian American Studies Center.

 

Asian Women Writers Colloqium

Over 100 people attended the Asian Women Writers colloquium on January 13 to hear Maxine Hong Kingston, Hisaye Yamamoto, and Momoko Iko read from and discuss their works.

 

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