Vol. 25, No. 1: Spring/Summer, 2002 Preview

Here is what’s inside this Edition:

Center Releases First Book on Asian American Responses to 9/11

As the one-year Anniversary of September 11, 2001 approaches, the United State continues to grapple with the ramifications of that event.

 

Community Building, Consciousness Raising Today

I don’t pretend to know anything about Jacques Derrida or deconstruction – but by chance I picked up a book entitled Deconstruction in a Nutshell at a friend’s house a few weeks ago.

 

Glenn and his Masses: A Photo Tribute to Activist and Mentor Glenn Omatsu

Students and mentees of Glenne Omatsu organized a farewell celebration on May 13, 2002.

 

Asian Americans: The Movement and the Moment Contributors Talk to Students about Activism

On May 6th, 2002, contributors of the recently published book, Asian Americans: The Movement and The Moment, joined UCLA students at Kerchoff Grand Salon for a night of history, personal experiences, criticism, frustration, inspiration, reflection and laughter.

 

Center Announces New Secon National Journal

The UCLA Asian American Studies Center is pleased to announce the launching of a new journal focused on applied social science research for and on the diverse and growing Asian Pacific American community.

 

Luis Francia Speaks at UCLA

On May 2, 2002, as a guest of UCLA’s Asian American Studies Graduate Student Association (AASGSA) and Disorient Journalzine, author, poet, journalist and lecturer, Luis Francia spoke on issues pertaining to the state of post-colonial Philippines and Pilipino Americans today.

 

Center Hosts Wen Ho Lee and Journalist Helen Zia to Discuss New Book

Wen Ho Lee, the Los Alamos Scientist who was falsely accused of being a spy, and award-winning journalist Helen Zia kicked off their Southern California book tour at UCLA’s James West Alumni Center on January 20,2002.

 

UCLA Sponsors a Symposium on JA Internment and 9/11

The Asian American Studies Center and the School Of Law’s Concentration in Critical Race Studies co-sponsored a conference on “Learning from the Internment in a Post 9-11 World” on Saturday, February 16, 2002.

 

11 New Graduate Students Promise to Push Asian American Studies community Involvement to Greater Heights

Coming from all over the country and around the world, the eleventh first-year student in the M.A. program in Asian American Studies build upon their research interests and community involvement, including religion, media and “visual culture,” international migration, organizing and resistance, history, and literature.

 

Korean American Conference: “10 Years After the 1992 Civil Unrest”

UCLA’s Asian American Studies Center, in co-sponsorship with various student, academic and community organizations, posted the National Korean American Studies Conference, this year entitled “10 Years after the 1992 Civil Unrest.”


>Asians in the Americas Working Group Advances Research on Asian Canadians, Americans and Latinos

The Symposium on Asians in Latin America: History and Community (April 30, 2202) marked the third year of events since the establishment of the Asians in the Americas Working group (AiA) at UCLA in Fall 1999.

 

Center Welcomes Fabulous Five

Five New Staff member have been hired to and add the good times at the UCLA Asian American’s Studies Center.

 

Nobu McCarthy 1934-2002

Renowned Japanese American Actor and Pioneer Nobu McCarthypassed away on April 6, 2002 while filming a movie in Brazil.

 

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