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
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
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
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