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Asian American Studies Program

About the Program

 

Why Asian American Studies?

Asian American Studies students

Studying the experiences of Asian Americans will open up a window to examine globalization, international relations, the complexity of culture and prepares the student to learn more about themselves and their relationship to a new global world order.

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Faculty Spotlight

 
Professor Shalini Shankar publishes new book

Beeline: What Spelling Bees Reveal About Generation Z's New Path to Success
In her latest book, Professor Shankar uses spelling bees as a lens to examine the unique and diverse traits of Generation Z–and why they are destined for success.

Beeline will be available for purchase on April 30, 2019.

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Asian American Summer Community Fellowship

 

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Last Year's Recipients:

Seri Lee headshotJulia Song headshot

Seri Lee (Class ’20) and Julia Song (Class '19) won the Asian American Summer Community Fellowship in 2018. Read about their experiences.

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NEWS & EVENTS

 
Before #MeToo, the activism of the ‘comfort women’

Theatre professor and Asian American Studies affiliate Elizabeth Son gives a voice to a painful past

Inclusion Rider vs. Race Science

Shalini Shankar's latest column for Anthropology News' DIVERSITY REPORT

Apr
23
2019
Collapsing Time & Imagining Refugee Futures

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, Evanston

A talk by Professor Patricia Nguyen. Please join us for a talk on conceptualizations of land and water and the use of archival material...

Apr
29
2019
Gentrification of the Sea:

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, Evanston

How Global Racial Capitalism Continues to Extract Profit from Scenes of Environmental Degredation. A Talk by Aimee Bahng, Assistant Pro...

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