Chinatown 2017: Continuity and Change
Sponsored by the Chinatown Community Development Center, Malcolm Collier, Emeritus Faculty in Asian American Studies shares his collection of photographic examination of changes and continuities in San Francisco Chinatown during the past thirty-five years.
Dates: September 21 through October 15
Hours: Thur-Sun 11-4pm
Opening reception: Tuesday, September 26, 5pm
Conversation: Thursday, October 12, 5pm
Location: 41 Ross Alley, San Francisco Chinatown
Author of Can't Stop Won't Stop, Total Chaos, Who We Be, and We Gon' Be Alright
Tuesday September 12, 2017
4:30 - 6:30PM | Doors open at 4PM
1 North State Drive San Francisco, CA 94132
Jeff Chang has written extensively on culture, politics, the arts, and music.
Eric Mar joins the Asian American Studies Department as Assistant Professor effective Fall 2017.
Congrats to our MA graduates!
The following MA students in Asian American Studies graduated with the following theses/field studies:
Katie Quan, M.A. Thesis Co-Chairs Valerie Soe & Wesley Ueunten
Stomping Grounds: The Effects and Affects of Youth Activism in San Francisco Chinatown
Bianca Louie, M.A. Thesis Chair Russell Jeung
2017 Summer Accomplishments of AAS Faculty, June to August 2017
Wei Ming Dariotis participated in the 2017 Girl Fly Summer Arts & Activism Project in the Bayview District of San Francisco. Girl Fly focuses on young women aged 14 to 19 working to make a change in the world. She led a 3 week writing, empowerment and activism workshop. In mid August, the writings of Girl Fly participants were published in Bayview Footprints in a special issue guest edited by Wei Ming Dariotis.
Asian American Studies welcomes new lecturers for Fall 2017.
They include the following new lecturers:
Vivian Chin, Ph.D.
Eugene Gambol, M.A.
Bianca Louie, M.A.
Allen Ocampo, M.A.
Baldeep Pal, M.S.W.
Ray San Diego, M.A., Ph.D candidate
Francis Wong, M.A.
AAS majors, minors, and graduate students are invited to light refreshments for a Welcome Back Faculty Student Mixer on Tuesday August 22, 2017 from 1:30-2:30pm in EP 101.
Come meet Asian American Studies faculty and other Asian American studies majors/minors and graduate students. Students interested in minoring and majoring in AAS are also encouraged to attend.
Congrats to Eric Pido on his tenure and promotion to Associate Professor effective Fall 2017.