On January 24, the San Francisco Unified School District board voted unanimously to rescind San Francisco’s anti-Asian school policies dating as far back as 1871, all of which have never been rescinded. Commissioners Emily M. Murase and Stevon Cook co-presented the resolution with community support and speakers from TACT (The Association of Chinese Teachers), the Association of Asian American Administrators (AAAA), the National Japanese American Historical Society (NJAHS), and the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL).
The Square and Circle Club Civic Engagement Internship Program is pleased to offer a total of $1,000 in stipends for Spring 2017 SFSU students enrolled in AAS 688. The purpose of these stipends is to support student volunteerism and service in the Asian American community. Please note the following stipulations:
1. Interns must be full-time SFSU students (7+ units);
ASPIRE is a collaboration between the Asian American Studies [http://aas.sfsu.edu/] department and the Student Affairs & Enrollment Management [http://www.sfsu.edu/~vpsa/] cabinet area. ASPIRE has been designed to address and promote college access and success by identifying and removing institutional barriers for high-need Asian American and Pacific Islander students.
Professor Russell Jeung speaks about his new memoir "At Home in Exile" at the Merced Branch of the San Francisco Public LIbrary on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 from 7:00-8:30pm.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Merced Branch, 155 Winston Dr. (at 19th Ave.)
Sponsored by the Merced Branch of the San Francisco Public Library and the Asian American Studies Department at San Francisco State University
On December 7, 2016, Aimee Phan, author of We Should Never Meet and of The Reeducation of Cherry Truong spoke to students in AAS372: Vietnamese American Literature.
Sponsored by the Asian American Studies Department and by the Asian American Research Center on Health (ARCH) at the University of California, San Francisco, SFSU faculty working on Asian American health issues presented their research at a roundtable at SFSU.
The presenters included:
On November 12th, Russell Jeung presented his new book At Home In Exile at the Chinese Historical Society of America. In his presentation, he described the book and how he drew inspiration from his family's Hakka roots. Jeung's great great grandparents came from China in the 1860s.