Category Archives: Editor’s Notes

Sample syllabi for Pacific Empires forum (Winter 2016)

Our Winter 2016 open issue featured a forum on “Pacific Empires” convened by Professor Jordan Sand of Georgetown University.  Based on research collaborations from a working group brought together by Professor Sand and Professor Katherine Benton-Cohen (Georgetown University), the forum … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Arab/Americas (Spring 2018)

Call for Papers Arab/Americas: Locations and Iterations Guest Editors: Dr. Sarah Gualtieri (USC) and Dr. Pauline Homsi Vinson (Diablo Valley College) Publication Date: Spring 2018 Due Date: Paper submissions (6,000 – 7,000 words, inclusive of endnotes) due September 1, 2017 … Continue reading

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Update: Call for 2016-2017 Lucie Cheng Prize Nominations (Due 12/9/2016)

2016-2017 Lucie Cheng Prize Nominations Amerasia Journal invites faculty to nominate exceptional graduate student essays (masters and doctoral level) in the interdisciplinary field of Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies for the 2016-2017 Lucie Cheng Prize. The selected article will … 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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2015-2016 Lucie Cheng Prize awarded to Cathleen Kozen of the University of California, San Diego

The UCLA Asian American Studies Center and Amerasia Journal are pleased to announce that Ms. Cathleen Kozen, Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, San Diego, is the recipient of the 2015-2016 Amerasia Journal Lucie Cheng Prize for … 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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Reflections from the 70th Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony by Tom Nakanishi

At 8:15 AM on August 6th, the announcer at the 70th Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony asked us to observe a moment of silence. It was precisely then, 70 years earlier, that Little Boy fell from Enola Gay and turned the … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Intergenerational Collaborations

Amerasia Journal Call for Papers INTERGENERATIONAL COLLABORATIONS Graduate Student Scholarship in Asian American Studies Guest Editors: Professor Yến Lê Espiritu (University of California, San Diego) and Professor Cathy J. Schlund-Vials (University of Connecticut) Publication Date: Summer/Fall 2016 Due Date: Paper … Continue reading

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Chol Soo Lee Day of Remembrance, March 21, 2015

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2014-2015 Lucie Cheng Prize: Call for Nominations

Amerasia Journal invites faculty to nominate exceptional graduate student essays (masters and doctoral level) in the interdisciplinary field of Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies for the 2014-15 Lucie Cheng Prize. The selected article will be published in Amerasia Journal, … Continue reading

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