Eric Ignacio was honored as the recipient of the 2016 Asian American Studies Alumni of the Year award at the Asian Student Union/Asian American Studies Graduation Banquet on Sunday May 29, 2016.
Francis Wong was honored as the Distinguished Graduate Student in Asian American Studies at the Graduate Student recognition ceremony on Wednesday May 25, 2016. Frances was honored for his academic excellence and for his artistic and community practice in the Asian American community.
Dale Maglalang was honored as the College of Ethnic Studies Graduate Student Hood Recipient on Wednesday May 25, 2016 at the Graduate Student Recognition Ceremony and on Friday May 27, 2016 during Commencement at AT and T park. Maglalang was selected among distinguished graduate students in the College of Ethnic Studies and in the Asian American studies department.
Professor Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales received an award for Excellence in Education from the Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus at the California State Capitol this last Monday. Professor Tintiangco-Cubales has published books and articles that focus on the development of ethnic studies curriculum. In addition, Allyson is dedicated to the Filipina/o American community. She founded of Pin@y Educational Partnerships (PEP), an educational pipeline. Every year, PEP sends hundreds of students to college, graduate school, and credential programs.
A fun community event open to all ages with goody bag giveaways to the first 50 children and prizes for everyone who comes.
AAS faculty and students presented at the Association of Asian American Studies conference in Miami the following papers:
Kei Fischer, "Dont Forget Me: A Movement to Build 'Comfort Women' memorials in the United States"
Russell Jeung, "Towards a Theory of Religion: The Roots and Implications of Liyi Discourse"
Ben Kobashigawa, "Frank Higashi; MIS: A Nisei Soldier in the Homeland"
Eric Pido, "Other Militarisms: Articulation a New Methodology for Imagining Militarization in the Pacific "
AAS faculty Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales and Arlene Daus Magubal presented with AAS MA and BA alumni at the American Educational Research Association Meetings in Washington DC this April.
Papers presented include the folliowing:
San Francisco State University Asian American Studies professor and filmmaker Valerie Soe is seeking support through an indiegogo campaign for LOVE BOAT:
TAIWAN, a feature-length documentary film about one of the longest running summer programs in the world. She is also looking for participants who will be attending
the 2016 edition of the program.
The Asian Student Union/Asian American Studies Graduation Banquet is set for Sunday May 29th from 5:30-8:30pm at the Seven Hills Conference Room at San Francisco State University. All tickets have been sold for this event.