Welcome to the Asian American Studies Program Website
The Asian American Studies Program is an interdisciplinary program that focuses on the scholarship and experiences of Americans, Pacific Islanders, and immigrants to the United States from Asian heritage groups. The Program sheds light on Asian American experiences and concerns, both historically and in contemporary society. The Certificate in Asian American Studies provides students with an opportunity to develop a sustained intellectual focus on Asian American racial formation, communities, and culture. The Program also serves as a teaching and resource center not only for Asian Americans but for the University and Madison community as a whole.
The Program in Asian American Studies and Department of Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking a full-time tenure-track assistant professor in Asian American Studies and Gender and Women’s Studies. A Ph.D. …July 30, 2018
Karma Palzom, a Ph.D. candidate in the History Department at UW-Madison, has received the Fulbright-Nehru Research Award to conduct historical research of Tibetan diaspora. For the 2018-2019 academic year, she will be in India conducting research …June 14, 2018
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In honor of the memory and legacy of our beloved founding director, Professor Amy Ling, the Program in Asian American Studies is proud to offer five 2018 Amy Ling Yellow Light Awards to enrolled UW-Madison …
The May 2nd Lounge commemorates the activism of students of color who had rallied against racism. Among their legacies is the 1988 proposal written by the Asian Coalition requesting the creation of an Asian American Studies Program. Three years later, with the arrival of director Amy Ling, the first Asian American Studies Program in the…
"The Asian American Studies program has enabled me to learn about topics and issues that are often ignored in our society. By pursuing a certificate, I have discovered more about my own identity and have developed a better understanding of what it means to be Asian American."Kayla Huynh '20