On April 27, 2017, AAS major Jan Lhor Bruan received the student award for Excellence in Service Learning from the Institute for Civic and Community Engagement. Jan has taken three service-learning courses in AAS including AAS 353 Filipino American Identities, AAS 512 Asian American Children's/Adolescent Literature and AAS 681 Asian American Community Change.
AAS Faculty accomplishments from January 2017 to May 2017:
Wei Ming Dariotis presented the paper, “The Other Sides of Bryan Thao Worra: Apocalypse and the Transracially Adopted Lao American Poet,” at the annual meeting of Critical Mixed Race Studies in Los Angeles. She also moderated, presented and chaired a panel on Transceivers: Teaching Critical Mixed Race studies, a Pedagogy Project. She presented the paper, “Care Work: The Invisible Labor of Asian American Women in Academia,” at the Association of Asian American Studies meetings.
The San Francisco Main Public Library in association with the Asian American Studies Department at San Francisco State University, TACT (The Association of Chinese Teachers), the SF Main Public Library, the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation and the Square and Circle Club present
American? Angel Island Immigrant Voices
May 7, 2017, Sunday, 12:00-3:00pm
San Francisco Main Public Library
100 Larkin Street, Latino/Hispanic Community Room
AAS faculty and students presented at the Association of Asian American Studies conference in Portland the following papers:
Congratulations to Professor Russell Jeung, who has been awarded the Association of Asian American Studies "Engaged Scholar" Award. This annual award goes to Asian American Studies faculty who have applied their scholarship for the "public good" by addressing inequalities in our society and improving the AAPI community. Professor Jeung was recognized for his work in bringing students to conduct research with underserved communities.
The Asian American & Pacific Islander Retention and Education (ASPIRE) program is hosting the following workshops on student success. All workshops are open to all students on campus.
Date and Time
Philip P. Choy (1926-2017)
AAS faculty and students present the following papers at the National Association of Ethnic Studies Conference held March 23-25, 2017 at San Francisco State University:
Developing Culturally Relevant and Community Responsive Leaders
Transracial & Transnational Adoptee Wellness through Digital, Local, and Global Culture and Community-Making
On February 3, 2017, the Asian American Studies Department welcomed Spring 2017 with a faculty and student luncheon. This luncheon was an opportunity for conversation and networking with Asian American Studies faculty and our Asian American Studies majors, minor and masters students.