Author Archives: Center Press

Latest Amerasia Journal examines the changing state of Pacific languages across Oceania and the diaspora

Covering a geographic region with the greatest language diversity and the lowest population density, “Pacific Languages in Diaspora”—the latest special-topic issue of Amerasia Journal (43:1)—examines efforts to preserve languages at risk of extinction from globalization, climate change, and migration.  As … Continue reading

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75 Years Since Executive Order 9066

This February 19th marks 75 years since the signing of Executive Order 9066 (EO9066) by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Throughout the years, the UCLA Asian American Studies Center has helped to highlight and amplify the voices and experiences of Japanese … Continue reading

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Amerasia releases latest open issue, with tributes to Don Nakanishi and 2015-2016 Winner of Lucie Cheng Prize

The new issue of Amerasia Journal captures the spirit of collaboration that has been a guiding principle of ours for 45 years.  The issue features vibrant discussions that stretch the boundaries of Asian American Studies.  In a forum convened by … Continue reading

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With mentorship from senior scholars, graduate student essays demonstrate new directions in Asian American Studies in latest Amerasia Journal

Amerasia Journal’s newest release “Intergenerational Collaborations” celebrates its 45th anniversary by highlighting graduate student research in Asian American Studies.  A first for Amerasia, the special issue focuses exclusively on graduate student essays that benefited from collaborations between these emerging scholars … Continue reading

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CALL FOR PAPERS: Exhibiting Race and Culture

Amerasia Journal‘s latest call for papers: EXHIBITING RACE AND CULTURE With Guest Editors: Professor Constance Chen (Loyola Marymount University) Professor Melody Rod-ari (Loyola Marymount University) Publication Date: Issue planned for Summer/Fall 2017 publication Due Date: Paper submission (5,000-6,000 words excluding … Continue reading

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Join AASC Press at AAAS in Miami!

We will be at the Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS) Conference this week! Come by our table and check out some of our latest publications. Please also join us at our Amerasia Journal Roundtable on Saturday! You can also … Continue reading

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New Amerasia focuses on linkages between Asian and Indigenous experiences of “Carceral States”

The latest issue of Amerasia Journal, guest edited by Karen Leong and Myla Vicenti Carpio, examines the convergence of Asian and Indigenous communities as subjects of the carceral state in the United States and Canada. It explores the intersections between … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Pacific Languages in Diaspora

CALL FOR PAPERS: PACIFIC LANGUAGES IN DIASPORA Guest Editors: Professor Serge Tcherkezoff (Anthropology, French Institute of Advanced Studies in Social Sciences) Professor Luafata Simanu-Klutz (Samoan Language and Literature, University of Hawai‘i, Mānoa) Dr. Akiemi Glenn (Te Taki Tokelau Community Training and … Continue reading

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Latest Amerasia Journal Marks 45-Year Legacy

For 45 years, Amerasia Journal has published on a wide range of topics – from Asian American history and activism to forums responding to current issues. The latest open-topic issue celebrates this long legacy of centering the Asian American voice … Continue reading

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Amerasia Celebrates 45 Years

This year marked the 45th Anniversary of the founding of Amerasia Journal. On September 22nd, a dinner was held in Honolulu to celebrate the occasion. Lowell Chun-Hoon, co-founder and first editor of the journal, and Don Nakanishi, the other co-founder … Continue reading

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