TWLF and PACE student striker Juanita Tamayo Lott will return to SFSU to share from her memoir, Golden Children: The Legacy of Ethnic Studies at Wed, April 3rd, from 12-1 in Library 121. Come join us at this book signing!
Over seven hundred students, faculty, and community members attended the public conversation between MacArthur Fellows Viet Nguyen and An-my Le on February 19, 2019 at SF State. Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Black Student Union/Third World Liberation Front student strike that established ethnic studies, Nguyen and Le spoke about how their work has been transformed by memory, war, trauma, and social movements.
The Department of Asian American Studies will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a Gala Dinner at SF State on Saturday, April 20th. The keynote speaker, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Jose Antonio Vargas, graduated with a Black Studies degree from the college. To order tickets, go here
AAS will host APIAs Waking Up! Jump into Action to celebrate APIA Heritage Month on Sunday, April 28 12-3 pm. The free event, which will include games and crafts for all family members, will be held at the SF Main Library, 100 Larkin Street
Join Asian American Studies in Focus, our research colloquium where we feature cutting-edge research in AAS. This spring semester, we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of AAS by highlighting faculty in other departments at SF State. Their work demonstrates how AAS has flourished not only in our department, but across campus. Meetings are the 3rd Fridays of the month at noon, in EP 116.
In commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Third World Liberation Front Student Strike, the Department of Asian American Studies at SF State is pleased to host a "Night with MacArthur Fellows Viet Nguyen and An-My Le."
Asian American Studies commemmorated the 50th Anniversary of the Black Student Union and Third World Liberation Front strike. Beginning in November 6, 1968, the strike lasted five months, shut down the campus, and eventually won the founding of the College of Ethnic Studies. In this photo, students from Denman Middle School and Balboa High School learn from student strikers.
SF State AAS celebrates the life of Prof. Dawn Mabulon on Saturday, October 6th from 4-9pm at the Student Life Events Center, 1 North Street. Prof Mabulon, a popular History professor at SF State, passed away suddenly on August 10, 2018 while on vacation with her family in Hawaii. We extend our deepest sympathies to her family, friends, and students.
AAS started with a bang this fall semester. ASPIRE's study hall is packed with students, and we honored over fifty majors and minors who made the honor roll this past spring.
Professor Isabelle Pelaud's class, "Vietnamese American Literature," worked with the Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network to host the "She Who Has No Master(s)" poetry reading on May 5th and 6th. As part of the The United States of Asian America festival, students presented their own creative works alongside other, published poets, writers, and artists.