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Asian American Studies Alumni & Student Dinner, Thursday, March 19, 2015, 6-8pm, LIB 121

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Event Location: 
Library Room 121


Come and meet SFSU Asian American Studies alumni. A great time for students to connect up with alumni and hear about the many different careers they have entered into.

This event is free to current AAS majors, minors, and master's students. The cost to alumni is $15.

News and Updates Last Updated: February 18, 2015

AAS Faculty in the News and Updates: February 2015

Lecturer Jeannie Woo presenting her student's work

On January 31, Lorraine Dong and Jeannie Woo presented some of the works done by students in their AAS 510 and 512 classes at the TACT Teachers Teaching Teachers event, where SFUSD teachers earned QTEA (Prop A) professional development hours. Featured with great interest was the San Francisco Map of APIA Stars that is part of the AAS-TACT curriculum project that began two years ago.

AAS Faculty in the News & Updates: January 2015


Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales has been featured in several news stories on the importance of institutionalizing Ethnic Studies courses  in local San Francisco  high schools including the. following Balitang America; Los Angeles Times; Mission LocalSanta Cruz Sentinel;  San Francisco Examiner;  San Jose Mercury News

Isabelle Pelaud's co-edited anthology Troubling Borders: An Anthology of Art and Literature by Southeast Asian Women in the Diaspora   was named to the 2014 Choice Outstanding Academic titles. This prestigious list reflects the best titles reviewed by Choice in the past year and brings with it the extraordinary recognition of the academic library community.  They were chosen for their excellence in scholarship and presentation, the significance of their contributions to their fields, and their valuable treatment of the subject matter.

Betty Kano's art work is being exhibited at the Berkeley City Hall throughout 2015. For more information on the exhibit, please see these links: http://www.berkeleyartcenter.org/civic-center-art-exhibition/ and http://www.berkeleyartcenter.org/current/

Valerie Soe has received a $8,000  Individual Artists Commissions grant from the San Francisco Arts Commission.  Through a competitive peer panel review process, the SFAC granted Valerie Soe an award for her film, Love Boat: Taiwan. 

Anantha Sudhakar received the 2015-2016 Presidential Award for Professional Development.

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