Category Archives: From the Journal

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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Announcing: Call for 2016-2017 Lucie Cheng Prize Nominations

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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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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Newest Amerasia Tackles Sport in Asian America

The new issue of Amerasia Journal delves into the world of sport and the roles Asian Americans have played in it.  Guest Edited by Rachael Joo of Middlebury College and Sameer Pandya of University of California, Santa Barbara, the special … Continue reading

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Dr. James Yamazaki and the 70th Anniversary of the Atomic Bombings on Hiroshima, Nagasaki

Thursday, August 6th, 2015 marks seventy years since the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, which was followed three days later by a bomb on Nagasaki. Dr. James Yamazaki was a medical researcher with the US Atomic Bomb … Continue reading

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Yuri Kochiyama & Tempt One Featured in Amerasia 40.3

The latest issue of Amerasia Journal brings the stories of two powerful people to our readers.  The first is a 32-page tribute to the late Yuri Kochiyama, who passed away in June of 2014.  A collection of remembrances from three … Continue reading

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Yuri Kochiyama’s Spirit Lives On

  On June 1, 2014, one of the great champions of human rights passed away at the age of 93.  Yuri Kochiyama was one of Malcolm X’s many disciples, carrying on his visions of a better humanity through her daily … Continue reading

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A Response to Amerasia Journal’s “Asian American Religions in a Globalized World” by Tat-siong Benny Liew

Below is a response by Tat-siong Benny Liew (College of the Holy Cross) to Amerasia Journal’s most recent issue “Asian American Religions in a Globalized World.”  These thoughts were delivered at a roundtable about the issue at the recent 2014 … Continue reading

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2013-2014 Lucie Cheng Prize awarded to Jungha Kim of the University of Pennsylvania

The UCLA Asian American Studies Center and Amerasia Journal are pleased to announce that Ms. Jungha Kim, Department of Comparative Literature and Literary Theory, University of Pennsylvania, is the recipient of 2013-2014 Amerasia Journal Lucie Cheng Prize for her essay, … Continue reading

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