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 actions. She pointed the way out of narrow nationalism to internationalism . . . → Read More: Yuri Kochiyama’s Spirit Lives On

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 Association for Asian American Studies annual conference in San Francisco, CA.

Let . . . → Read More: A Response to Amerasia Journal’s “Asian American Religions in a Globalized World” by Tat-siong Benny Liew

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, “ ‘I’m Still at War with Myself…in This Beautiful Terrible City’: Transnational Adoption and Endless . . . → Read More: 2013-2014 Lucie Cheng Prize awarded to Jungha Kim of the University of Pennsylvania

Booklaunch for Amerasia 39.3, featuring Chol Soo Lee Forum

Amerasia Journal publishes special issue on Asian American folklore

 

Amerasia Journal is pleased to announce the publication of “Asian American Folklore: Passages and Practices”, our first issue devoted exclusively to Asian American Folklore Studies. This project is undertaken by two of the leading scholars in this area of study, Jonathan H. X. Lee (San Francisco State University) and Kathleen Nadeau (California State . . . → Read More: Amerasia Journal publishes special issue on Asian American folklore

UCLA’s Amerasia Journal releases second volume of the Chinese-language Global Identities, Local Voices

The UCLA Asian American Studies Center (AASC) and Amerasia Journal are proud to announce the U.S.-release of the second installation of Global Identities, Local Voices: Amerasia Journal at 40 Years. Following the publication of Volume 1 last year, the new volume marks the continuation of this collaborative project with the Institute of European and . . . → Read More: UCLA’s Amerasia Journal releases second volume of the Chinese-language Global Identities, Local Voices

Global Identities: Local Voices, UCLA’s Amerasia Journal in New Chinese Language Edition

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BY RUSSELL C. LEONG, UCLA UCLA’s Asian American Studies Center Director and Amerasia Journal Editor Professor David Yoo announces the publication of Global Identities; Local Voices: Amerasia Journal at 40 Years, a two-volume book project that introduces almost half-a-century of work from Asian American scholars, writers, and researchers in Chinese translation to . . . → Read More: Global Identities: Local Voices, UCLA’s Amerasia Journal in New Chinese Language Edition

Amerasia Journal releases open issue, covers Carlos Bulosan, Japanese migration, Jeremy Lin, and Vietnamese language charter school

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For Immediate Release

The latest issue of Amerasia Journal, the flagship publication of the UCLA Asian American Studies Center, marks its first “open submissions” issue in recent years. Pushed by the growing breadth of Asian American Studies research, Amerasia Journal will present future open issues, in addition to its pioneering themed issues, and welcomes submissions . . . → Read More: Amerasia Journal releases open issue, covers Carlos Bulosan, Japanese migration, Jeremy Lin, and Vietnamese language charter school

Chinese, English, Spanish: Writing a Third Literature of the Americas, A Trilingual Program (Video)

Last week contributors to Amerasia Journal 38:2 “Towards a Third Literature” gathered together in New York to read from and discuss the issue. This special program was co-sponsored by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center with the Asian American Research Institute – CUNY, Asian American Studies Program – Hunter College, and Brown University. The event . . . → Read More: Chinese, English, Spanish: Writing a Third Literature of the Americas, A Trilingual Program (Video)

Alexander Saxton’s Review of Gwendolyn Mink’s Old Labor and New Immmigrants in American Political Development

Amerasia Journal 14:1 “New Ethnicity” (1988) contains a book review by Professor Saxton. It serves as a brief but excellent example of his intellectual contributions to the interdisciplinary field of Asian American Studies. He makes insightful distinctions between racism and nativism, while giving encouraging appraisal of Gwendolyn Mink’s contributions to the study of American political/labor . . . → Read More: Alexander Saxton’s Review of Gwendolyn Mink’s Old Labor and New Immmigrants in American Political Development