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Asian American Studies at Penn Struggles to Win Support. UW Student Senate Calls for Pacific Islander Studies

posted by Randall
Asian American Studies at University of Pennsylvania

Photo from University of Pennsylvania

While one ethnic studies program struggles, another potential program has just won support.

The student senate at the University of Washington has voted to support the establishment of a Pacific Islander Studies major, reports The Daily

The resolution was introduced by the Filipino American Student Association (FASA) and the Pacific … Read more

Campus

Nov 16, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on CSU Sites Petition Against Changes that Threaten Ethnic Studies Program

CSU Sites Petition Against Changes that Threaten Ethnic Studies Program

posted by Sarah Jackson
Cal State Northridge, Asian American Studies

Students in Asian American Studies at Cal State Northridge

By Sarah Jackson
AsAmNews Intern

 
California State University campuses are protesting a revision to Executive Order 1100 which will dissolve ethnic studies courses unless they can be folded into traditional disciplines.

The revision will impact graduation requirements and other interdisciplinary studies, such as gender studies. … Read more

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Nov 13, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Students Demand Diverse Inclusive Course Offerings

Students Demand Diverse Inclusive Course Offerings

posted by Randall
University of North Carolina

University of North Carolina

Students at two East Coast universities are demanding a curriculum that reflects their communities and an increasingly diverse country.

The Crimson reports that the Ethnic Studies Coalition, lead by founder and Harvard senior Juhwan Seo, is calling on Harvard to establish a national hub for ethnic studies.

According to the group’s … Read more

Campus

Stomping Grounds: Celebrating Youth Activism and the Asian American Movement at San Francisco State University

posted by Cathy Sun

Before Gold Became Yellow

By Cathy Sun
AsAmNews Intern

Almost 50 years after the Third World Liberation Strikes of 1968, students at San Francisco State University are celebrating the Asian American movement and identity through Stomping Grounds, a one-night multimedia event. A series of projections, posters, and photography will recall the struggle of former students who fought for … Read more

Blogs

Jan 16, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on MLK DAY: Asian Americans and African Americans Have Been Linked in Struggle for Civil Rights.

MLK DAY: Asian Americans and African Americans Have Been Linked in Struggle for Civil Rights.

posted by Randall

Martin Luther King

The Hawaiian leis were a sign of solidarity with Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement


 
By Ed Diokno
 
At this time, when Asian Americans and African Americans are questioning and exploring their relationship in their common struggle for justice and equality, on this holiday celebrating Martin Luther King, we take time … Read more

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Sep 14, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Governor Brown Signs Ethnic Studies Bill in California

Governor Brown Signs Ethnic Studies Bill in California

posted by Louis Chan
ethnic studies protest, Los Angeles

Protestors in Los Angeles advocate for Ethnic Studies (2014)

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
With little fanfare, Governor Jerry Brown of California has signed a bill requiring every school district and charter school to offer an ethnic studies class in high school.
 
The bill becomes effective in the 2020-21 school year, giving … Read more

Blogs

Sep 7, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Blog: The Uncertain Future of Race & Politics

Blog: The Uncertain Future of Race & Politics

posted by Randall
Race in AmericaBy Ed Diokno

 

It has almost been a year since Donald Trump announced his candidacy for the President of the U.S. The country has not been the same ever since. Even if the businessman/showman doesn’t win, he’s already done enough damage to the U.S. that will take years to recover.

 

I know my … Read more

Campus

Aug 28, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Diverse Education: Bill Sent to Governor’s Desk Would Mandate Ethnic Studies in California Public Schools

Diverse Education: Bill Sent to Governor’s Desk Would Mandate Ethnic Studies in California Public Schools

posted by Randall
Incarceration camp orders

San Francisco, California. High School boys look over Buchanan Street scene, prior to evacuation of residents of Japanese ancestry. Evacuees will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.. Photo by Dorothea Lange

Sources tell Diverse Education that California Governor Jerry Brown will likely sign into law a bill mandating that ethnic studies … Read more

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Apr 9, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Ethnic Studies Department at UC Riverside Vandalized

Ethnic Studies Department at UC Riverside Vandalized

posted by Randall

UC Riverside

UC Riverside

Muslims and women of color were the targets of vandals who struck at the Ethnic Studies Department at the University of California, Riverside, reports
CBS LA.
 
Authorities say vandals broke into the department to steal and deface four photos of women of color, as well as tearing down the Palestinian flag … Read more

Campus

Feb 25, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Campus Roundup: Asian American Studies Major Approved; Ethnic Studies Faces Cuts

Campus Roundup: Asian American Studies Major Approved; Ethnic Studies Faces Cuts

posted by Randall

Northwestern

Northwestern University
Photo by RD Smith


 
(Campus Roundup is a semi-regular feature on AsAmNews. Let us know what’s happening on your campus by emailing info at asamnews.com or using the #AsAmNewsCampus)

 
In a bit of irony, the nation’s first Ethnic Studies program in the country is facing significant budget cuts while a … Read more

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