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 and experience. Issue 41:3 (2015) commemorates the journal’s 45th anniversary, with a graphic history of . . . → Read More: Latest Amerasia Journal Marks 45-Year Legacy
Don Nakanishi (left) and Lowell Chun-Hoon (right) celebrating 45 years of Amerasia Journal.
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 and . . . → Read More: Amerasia Celebrates 45 Years
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 issue “Sport in Asian America” (Issue 41:2) explores how Asian Pacific Americans have left their . . . → Read More: Newest Amerasia Tackles Sport in Asian America
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 Casualty Commission. The team went to Hiroshima and Nagasaki after World War II to study . . . → Read More: Dr. James Yamazaki and the 70th Anniversary of the Atomic Bombings on Hiroshima, Nagasaki
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 generations of family members (tributes that were given at her three memorials spanning August to . . . → Read More: Yuri Kochiyama & Tempt One Featured in Amerasia 40.3
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
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
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
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