Vol. 5, No. 4: Spring, 1982 Preview

Here is what’s inside this Edition:

Editorial – 1882 – 1982: 100 Years Since Exclusion

On 6 May 1882, former President Chester Alan Arthur signed the Chinese Exclusion Act, suspending the immigration of Chinese laborers into the United States and prohibiting Chinese in America from becoming naturalized citizens.

 

Asian Week 1982: “Breaking Away”

The Asian Coalition this year is sponsoring “Breaking Away: changing Images in Asian/Pacific America,” a celebration focusing on the many dimensions of “Asian/Pacific American. this program will take place from 19 April to 23 April at UCLA.

 

A New Look: Evolution of Chinese American Culture

On 27 may 1982, the Chinese Students Association at UCLA will present “A New Look: Evolution of Chinese American Culture.”

 

Asian American Studies Conference Held

The Association of Asian pacific American Studies, a national organization which promotes the advancement of the field of Asian Pacific American studies, held its national conference at the University of California at Berkeley on 12 – 14 February 1982.

 

Pilipino American Class in the Community

In elementary and secondary schools, U.S. history courses often fail to mention the contributions of Pilipinos in America.

 

Affirmative Action Research Project Implemented

The Asian American Studies Center at UCLA has initiated on research project to study Asian Americans and affirmative action policies.

 

“Asian and Pacific American Experiences: Women’s Perspectives”

An anthology of articles tracing the historical development of the experiences of Asian American women has just been published by the Asian/Pacific American Learning Resource Center at the University if Minnesota.

 

This Bride Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color

Twenty-nine writers and pets have just made a valuable contribution to American history.

 

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