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February 19th - Day of Remembrance and Time for Action

75 Years Since Executive Order 9066 DAY OF REMEMBRANCE February 19th – Time for Action February 19 marks a “Day of Remembrance and Time for Action” for the Executive Order 9066 that led…

Global Asian Studies launches

By: Brian Flood The latest evolution of Asian Studies and Asian American Studies at UIC is taking shape this fall with the launch of the new Global Asian Studies program. The program not only merges…

AANAPISI initiative featured on UIC News!

Mentor program helps Asian American students navigate cultural issues By: Carlos Sadovi View the original article here! Growing up in central Florida, UIC senior Elaine Rivera could count on one hand the number of other…

Recent Publications by Core and Affiliated Faculty

Core Faculty: ANNA GUEVARRA Guevarra, Anna Romina. (2016). “The Legacy of Undesirability: Filipino TNTs, “Irregular Migrants,” and “Outlaws” in the US Cultural Imaginary.” In Filipino Studies: Palimpsests of Nation and Diaspora (eds by…

COMING IN FALL 2016! ...GLAS!

• What is GLAS? GLAS is short for the Global Asian Studies Program, an exciting new program that is the result of the merger of Asian American Studies (ASAM) and Asian Studies (ASST)…

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…