Building Railroads Event in honor of APIA Heritage Month

In celebration of Asian Pacific Islander American (APIA) Heritage Month and in commemoration of the 1869 completion of the Transcontentintal Railroad, SF State AAS is cosponsoring "APIAs Building Railroads Across the United States," a family event at the SF Main Library on Sunday, April 29, 12-3 pm. Professors Lorraine Dong and Jeannie Woo and their students, in conjunction with The Association of Chinese Teachers, have organized curriculum for all ages to teach about the role of APIAs in building America's railroads.

AAS Faculty Sweep Awards Ceremony!!

SF State AAS faculty swept the awards ceremony for the Filipino Section of the Assoc of Asian American Studies. Prof. Eric Pido won the Early Career Award, Prof. Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales won the Mentorship Award, and Prof. Dan Gonzales won the Lifetime Achievement Award. Prof. Dawn Mabalon of the SF State History Dept won the Mid-Career Award. Pictured is Dr. Tintiangco-Cubales receiving her award

AAS hosts Alumni Reception

About 100 SF State Asian American Studies alumni gathered at the Chinese Culture Center on Fri, 3/30 for a reunion during the Assoc of Asian American Studies conference. So many alumni stepped up and gave back that now each student majoring in AAS will have a mentor. We also aim to provide stipended internshps for all students who are low-income or the first generation in college. Pictured here are former faculty and original TWLF strikers (From left to right: Dan Gonzales, Ben Kobashigawa, Juanita Tamayo-Lott, Laureen Chew, Linda Gonzales)

Square and Circle Graduate Studies Scholarship Applications due May 4th

The Asian American Studies Department is pleased to announce a $1,500 Square and Circle Graduate Studies Scholarship to be awarded to a San Francisco State University student. The student must be an AAS undergraduate major or an AAS graduate student who will be graduating in AY 2017-2018. He/she must also be accepted to a post-baccalaureate program (masters, doctorate, or teaching credential program) for AY 2018-2019. 
If interested, please submit the following: