Vol. 4, No. 2: Winter, 1981 Preview

Here is what’s inside this Edition:

Asian-Pacific Immigration Conference Draws Over 400

Over 400 individuals from across the state and nation attended the ‘Asian/pacific Immigration to the United States: Historical and Contemporary Issues’ conference at USC’s Davidson Conference Center on December 12 and 13.

 

Amerasia Journal’s ‘Hawaii: Issues and Perspective’

Hawaii’s Polynesian-Asian heritage, history, and society are highlighted in the winter issue of the Amerasia Journal, now available from the Asian American Studies Center.

 

Master’s Degree in Asian American Studies

Applications for the Master of Arts program in Asian American Studies for the Fall, 1981 quarter are available from the Asian American Studies Center.

 

First Tongan American Conference Held

On October 10 and 11, the first Tongan American Unity conference was held in Lennox by the Tongan Community System.

 

Association of Asian Pacific American Studies Meeting

The first meeting of the Association of Asian Pacific American Studies was held at the University of Washington at Seattle on November 6-8, 1980.

 

Seminars on Asian/Pacific Education

The National Association for Asian and pacific American Education (NAAPAE) has been refunded by the National Institute of Education to continue its project, the Asian pacific American Research Seminars.

 

Asian American Studies Offered in Chinatown and Gardena

In an effort to bring Asian American Studies courses to people who normally would not have access to a campus, two community classes will be offered in winter, 1981.

 

State Legislative Bill Has Repercussions on Indochinese

There have been a recent series of developments affecting Indochinese refugee students attending public colleges and universities in California that have received very little publicity.

 

Chinese Americans and The KKK

‘More than a half-century ago, according to our files, the infamous Ku Klux Klan served up an ‘event’ for the West San Gabriel Valley before a reported crowd of ‘about 25,000’ right on the corner of Valley Boulevard and Garfield Avenue.

 

International women’s Day Activities

A planning committee has recently formed of third World student and staff women for International women’s Day activities to be held on the UCLA campus.

 

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