Author Archives: Matthew Kim

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

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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

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AAST Goes to M. Butterfly

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).

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The Asian American Studies Program welcomes lecturer Terry Park to the University of Maryland!

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

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