“My father’s side wanted a Korean name, but as most things in my family, Mom called the shots. She figured that because I’m not white, I’d have a tougher time getting a leg up in life, and giving me an American name would help. Turns out, my mom was right. Thirty-six years later, non-American names
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Dr. K. Anh Do, the Asian American Studies Post-doctoral Fellow, recently published her research on childhood obesity. View the article here.
DR. TERRY PARK FEATURED ON HYPHEN MAGAZINE ARTICLE ON NORTH KOREAN CRISES AND KOREAN AMERICAN VOICES
“As tensions with North Korea continue to rise, Korean American voices are often left out of the conversation. Hyphen presents twelve responses to the ongoing crisis.” Read more here.
Congratulations Professor Cixin Wang for receiving the Early Career Award from the Asian American Psychological Association!
Professor Cixin Wang, an AAST affiliate faculty member, has been selected to receive the 2017 Early Career Award from the Asian American Psychological Association. This award recognizes exemplary contributions in scholarship to the field of Asian American Psychology. Professor Wang recently received a grant to fund anti-bullying resource for Asian American families (more information on
Trespassers? Asian Americans and the Battle for Suburbia by Professor Willow Lung Amam, an AAST affiliate faculty member
Beyond the gilded gates of Google, little has been written about the suburban communities of Silicon Valley. Over the past several decades, the region’s booming tech economy spurred rapid population growth, increased racial diversity, and prompted an influx of immigration, especially among highly skilled and educated migrants from China, Taiwan, and India. At the same
M. Butterfly is a play by David Henry Hwang loosely based on the relationship between French diplomat Bernard Boursicot and Shi Pei Pu, a male Peking opera singer. The play premiered on Broadway in 1988 and won several Tony awards including Best Play and Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play (B.D. Wong).
Prior to joining the University of Maryland in 2017, Dr. Terry Park taught in the following programs and institutions: History & Literature at Harvard University, where he was awarded a certificate of teaching excellence, advised an award-winning senior thesis, and helped establish an Ethnic Studies field; the American Studies Program at Wellesley College, where he
Bullying Prevention for Asian and Asian American Youth: Do’s and Don’ts for Parents By K. Anh Do & Cixin Wang Excerpt: Bullying is a serious problem affecting many Asian and Asian American students. The National Center for Education Statistics reports that about 16% of Asian American students are bullied. Victimization varies greatly across region and
Join award-winning, internationally touring performers for a traditional Hawaiian welcome chant and intimate discussion focused on maintaining native identities and a sense of community away from the ancestral home. Thursday, November 17, 2016 6:00pm The Crossland Room (Stamp)
Join Dr. EJ David from the University of Alaska Anchorage for a talk on the manifestations and implications of internalized oppression as felt and experience by various communities. Tuesday, November 15, 2016 5:00-6:30pm Margaret Brent B Room (Stamp 2112) See Facebook Event