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The Global Asian Studies Program offers courses that are interdisciplinary and intersectional and reflect transformative, innovative, and critical pedagogies that engage with communities locally and globally.

  1. Photo credit: Liz Thomson
    Students from Prof. Nadine Naber's "GLAS 290: Introduction to Arab American Studies" presenting their video project during the 2017 GLASapalooza event
  2. Photo credit: Hunter Atha
    Student from Prof. Anna Guevarra's 2018 "GLAS 300: Global Asia in Chicago" course sharing her digital story of Uptown/capstone project to Prof. Ronak Kapadia
  3. Photo credit: Jill Huynh
    Mr. Takashi Teramoto, an atomic bomb survivor from Hiroshima presenting a lecture in Prof. Michael Jin's "GLAS 100: Introduction to Global Asian Studies" course
  4. Photo credit: Anna Guevarra
    A student taking a photograph during the field trip to the Global Gardens Refugee Training Farm in Prof. Guevarra's GLAS 230: Cultural Politics of Asian American Food class
  5. Photo credit: Liz Thomson
    Students learning about "Asian American and Pacific Islander College Student Experiences" through a GLAS course that is a curricular partnership with AARCC's Asian American Mentor Program (AAMP) taught by Prof. Karen Su and Jeff Alton
  6. The "crew" of "Falling Petals," a 2011 production that stemmed from a course taught by Visiting Professor Rooshey Hasnain in collaboration with a non-profit arts organization, Erasing the Distance.
  7. Photo credit: Anna Guevarra
    Steve Moon, Director of Organizing at the Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Chicago hosting a political tour of Uptown for students in Prof. Anna Guevarra's "GLAS 300: Global Asia in Chicago" course