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UCLA to Create Endowed Chair in Asian American Public Policy

The UCLA Asian American Studies Center has announced a campaign to raise $500,000 o create an endowed academic chair in the name of governor Benjamin Cayetano of Hawaii, a UCLA alumnus.

 

Visiting Disneyland to Learn about Racism

Disneyland. The happiest place on earth. The land where dreams come true.

 

Afer 30 Years, Gidra Newspaper Reemerges

In 1969, a group of UCLA students launched what eventually what was to become a monthly Asian American Movement newspaper.

 

Professor Robert Nakamura Named to Endowed Chair in Japanese American Studies at UCLA

Robert Nakamura, a UCLA professor of film and television and one of the country’s most influential documentary filmmakers on the Japanese American experience, recently was appointed to the Academic Chair in Japanese American Studies at UCLA.

 

UCLA Alumna Dolly Gee Nominated for Federal Judgeship

Discover Your Mission: Selected Speeches and Writings is the title of a new booklet by renowned human rights activist Yuri Kochiyama.

 

Learning about My Asian American Identity

The UCLA Asian American Studies Center Reading Room is a place where scholars and college students spend their time researching archives and examining documents.

 

First-Year M.A. Students Address Community Issues through Research

Twelve students comprise the current first-year class in the Asian American Studies M.A. program.

 

Amerasia Journal Publishes Cumulative

Amerasia Journal, the nation’s oldest academic journal in the field of Asian American Studies, has released its cumulative index, which documents its first 26 years of publishing from its inaugural issue in 1971 to 1997.

 

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