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UIC awarded $1.5 million for Asian American Students Initiative

The University of Illinois at Chicago has received a five-year, $1.5 million grant to boost academic and social support services for Asian American and Pacific Islander undergraduate students. The grant, from the U.S.…

ASAM 2014-15 Faculty Publications

Please join the ASAM department as we celebrate the accomplishments of our faculty! LAURA FUGIKAWA: Fugikawa, Laura Sachiko. (2015 March). Shifting the Gaze: Gender and Resilience in the Exiles, American Quarterly, 67(1): 1-24 ANNA…

Lecture: Precarious Japan

Allison examines the new rhythms of Japanese society and the new forms of social support that are emerging in these precarious times. To make a reservation, please visit www.jaschicago.org or call (312)263-3049 Tickets:…

Poet Ko Un: Lecture and Poetry Reading

When: Friday, October 3rd 12pm Where: Daley Library, Room 1-470 University of Illinois at Chicago 801 S. Morgan Street The prolific Korean poet and activist Ko Un will make a rare Chicago appearance. A former…

Poet Ko Un: Lecture and Poetry Reading

The prolific Korean poet and activist Ko Un will make a rare Chicago appearance. A former Buddhist monk and political prisoner, Ko Un was a finalist for the Noble Prize for Literature on multiple occasions.…

Items sought for Asian American LGBTQ archive

Items sought for Asian American LGBTQ archive: The Queer Asian American Archive project, founded by Prof. Laura Fugikawa and co-directed with Liz Thomson, is seeking materials for a new collection aimed at preserving local Asian American…

ASAM 490 Featured in UIC News

UIC News article:  “Overpowering the silence on cultural stigmas,” by Matt O’Connor, focusing on student theatrical collaboration from ASAM 490 (Mental Health, Asian Americans, and Community Engagement) with CIRCA Pintig. http://news.uic.edu/overpowering-silence-on-cultural-stigmas

Prof. Hasnain invited to White House Roundtable

Professor Rooshey Hasnain has been selected and invited to a White House roundtable event with 20 leaders working on Asian American behavioral health issues in Washington DC next month. This is in recognition of her work…