On May 7, 2017, the Asian American Studies Department, in conjunction with TACT (The Association of Chinese Teachers) and the San Francisco Main Public Library, held our 5thannual Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Month Celebration at the Main Library. The event was titled “American?
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.
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.