Vol. 4, No. 3: Spring, 1981 Preview

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The “Asian/Pacific Experience” at UCLA

“The Asian/Pacific Experience: Dynamics for the Changing 80’s,” a four-day celebration focusing on the many dimensions of the Asian/Pacific peoples is scheduled at UCLA, April 22-25 1981.

 

South Asia Bulletin Published

The South Asia bulletin is a new graduate student journal, published by the south Asia Association at UCLA.

 

Chinese Emigration Project

As a result of a broader agreement on academic exchange between UCLA and Zhongshan University in Gouangzhou, China, a joint project on chinese American emigration was initiated on midsummer, 1979.

 

VSA Scholarship Project

The Vietnamese Student Association at UCLA has established several scholarships to be awarded to Vietnamese American students or refugees in Southeast Asia planning to pursue their education at the university or college level.

 

Asian/Pacific american Research Seminars

The Asian/pacific American Research Seminars is a project developed by the national Association for Asian and Pacific American Education (NAAPAE) and funded by the national Institute of Education.

 

An Open Letter To The “Presidential Commission on Wartime Relocation”

The impending commissoin hearings are enerating much discussion in the Japanese American communities.

 

“Quiet Thunder ” – Carlos Bulosan Project

Visual Communications, a non-profit Asian/Pacific media group recently acclaimed fro their production “Hito Hata: Raise the Banner,” i snow in pre-production on a film based and inspired by teh life and works of the renown Pilipino wirter Carlos Bulosan.

 

Asian/Pacific Youth Coalition Formed

According to estimates by the Asian Community Service Center, the Asian/Pacific population has risen to one person out of every fifteen in Greater Los Angeles.

 

Carole Fujita: A Case of Discrimination

On December 10, 1980, the Los Angeles County Civil Service Commission unanimously ruled that Dr. Carole Fujita has been the victim of both race and sex discrimination as a staff pharmacist at the Harbor/UCLA Medical Center.

 

The Schol Soo Lee Case

In San Francisco’s Chinatown on June 3, 1973, Yip Yee Tak, a reported Chinatown gang adviser, was shot and killed in a busy Chinatown intersection.

 

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