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Nuevo South

“Nuevo South: Latinas/os, Asians, and the Remaking of Place” by AAST Affiliate Faculty Dr. Perla Guerrero

AAST Affiliate Faculty, Dr. Perla Guerrero recently published a book titled Nuevo South: Latinas/os, Asians, and the Remaking of Place. This unique comparative study of Latina/o and Asian immigration to the American South investigates how migrants, immigrants, and refugees—and reactions to them—are transforming regional understandings of race and place. For more about Professor Guerrero, see

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Memories of Militarism and War: Asian American Oral Histories From the DMV

Memories of Militarism and War: Asian American Oral Histories From the DMV AAST201 Oral History Exhibit December 11-13, 2017, 9:00AM – 5:00PM Hornbake Plaza, University of Maryland Memories of Militarism and War: Asian American Oral Histories From the DMV is an interactive, multimedia oral history project co-created by students enrolled in AAST201: Asian American History

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The Asian American Studies Program welcomes new Program Coordinator Anne Bautista to the University of Maryland!

Anne R. Bautista is the new program coordinator in the Asian American Studies Program (AAST), whose primary role will be to work with AAST minors and course administration. She received her Master of Education in Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs from the University of Southern California. Anne is originally from this area and attended the

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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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K. Anh Do

Introducing Asian American Studies Postdoctoral Fellow K. Anh Do

The Asian American Studies Program welcomes postdoctoral fellow Anh Do to the University of Maryland! Anh’s focus is on working with people to promote healthy families and communities by recognizing and developing their strengths.  She believes that every person deserves a healthy environment to live in and to thrive.  Anh brings an interdisciplinary perspective with her background in ethnic studies, psychology, and

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