Vol. 12, No. 1: Summer/Fall, 1988 Preview

Here is what's inside this edition:

The Diversity Challenge: Increase Relevance to Diverse Communities

Community tours, field studies, leadership retreats. The activities reflect one emphasis of the Asian American Studies Center’s Student/Community Projects unit-to regenerate campus interest and involvement in the diversifying Asian and Pacific Islander communities.


An Educational Journey (Th eSamoan community of the South Bay)

Our journey first began in the General Scott Park meeting room at 9:30 AM that morning. We were introduced to a panel of speakers-Reverend Liki Tiatia, Reverend Dr. Mila Maefau, Chief Fuinaono Seni tufele, Simi Postasi, and Ms. Saili Solomono.


Southeast Asian Collection Expands

The Asian American Studies Reading Room houses and extensive specialized collection of both written and audio-visual materials on the experience of Asian Pacific Americans.


Yuji Ichioka on The Issei

Historial Yuji Ichioka’s new book, The Issei: The World of the First Generation Japanese Immigrants, 188501924, was published recently by Macmillan/Free Press.


Where the “Community” and “Students” Meet

On 28 May 1988, over 100 Asian Americans, a majority of them students, painted the hallways of a building in Little Tokyo.


New Issue of Amerasia Journal Focuses on Koreans and Hmong in America

“Emerging Ethnicity: Focus on the Korean Hmong communities in America,” is the theme of the current issue of Amerasia Journal 14:1 1988, now available through the UCLA Asian American Studies Center.


Emi and Omura Recollect Heart Mountain Resistance

One of the benefits of Asian American Studies is that it allows us to reexamine history and to bring out new views of events that happened years ago.


Leadership at its Best

Leadership development has always been a vital part of Student/community Projects (S/CP) programming.


Asian Pacific leadership Retreat One Participant’s Reflections

It’s hard to believe but this is my third retreat and each time I learn more and discover more about issues realizing again my role in effecting changes for my community and my people and ultimately myself.


The Tenure Case of Prof. Don Dakanishi

Professor Don Nakanishi of the Graduate School of Education is currently facing a second new tenure review after his first review was denied despite his overwhelming qualifications.


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