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Association for Asian American Studies Annual Conference under way

The Association for Asian American Studies is having its annual conference in Seattle April 17- 20, 2013.  The theme of the conference is “The afterlives of empire.”  See conference program for full list of plenary speakers and sessions. For library

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Voting behavior among Asian Americans

Professor Peg Christoff in the Department of Asian and Asian American Studies has an article on voting behavior of Asian Americans on the Asia Matters for America site of the East West Center.  The article is a brief analysis of

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Ronald Takaki recognized for contribution to multicultural society

Ronald Takaki, author of many books on Asian American and American ethnic history, including Strangers From a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans,was a recipient of the Joint Conference of Librarians of Color Author Award.  The JCLC, which was

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Lung Yingtai on Border Crossing: Writing, Politics and the Taiwan Strait

NEW YORK, August 22, 2012 — Author, public intellectual, and Taiwan Minister of Culture Lung Yingtai  (龍應台) shared her views on cross-strait bridge-building and how she navigates between writing and politics.  An event at Asia Society, NYC.    Watch the

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35th Annual Asian American International Film Festival in NYC

Asian CineVision (ACV) presents the Asian American International Film Festival, July 25-Aug. 5 in New York City.

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Interview with Chinese legal activist

Chinese legal activist Chen Guangcheng speaks about grassroots activism and the pressure for change in China.

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Aung San Suu Kyi finally delivered her Nobel Lecture

In 1991, Burmese Aung San Suu Kyi was under house arrest and unable to collect Nobel Peace Prize. On 16 June, 2012, she finally delivered her Nobel Lecture in Oslo, Norway. Watch the video presented by Nobelprize.org and read Suu

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Responses to Pew Research Center’s Report on Asian Americans

The Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA), a national advocacy group, responds to the Pew Research Center’s report, The Rise of Asian Americans.

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Book Award Winners

Association for Asian American Studies announces book award winners.

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