Vassar College Professor Peipei Qiu to speak on "Comfort Women" on July 7, Friday, 1:30-3:00pm. LIB 121

Department of Asian American Studies, San Francisco State University & the Comfort Women Justice Coalition Present
“Comfort Women”—Imperial Japan’s Sex Slaves During the Asia Pacific War
Peipei Qiu
Louise Boyd Dale and Alfred Lichtenstein Professor 
Chinese and Japanese Department Chair
Vassar College
Friday, July 7, 2017
San Francisco State University

AAS Major Jan Lhor Bruan receives Excellence in Service Award

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 Spring 2017 Accomplishments

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.

Professor Russell Jeung receives the AAAS Engaged Scholar Award

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.