The Program now offers a HMoob American Emphasis within the Asian American Studies Certificate Program.

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Due to COVID-19, the Asian American Studies Program office will be closed until further notice. During this time, faculty and staff will be telecommuting from home and will be most accessible via email. Please direct general inquiries to asianamerican@letsci.wisc.edu.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

AMY LING YELLOW LIGHT AWARD

SPRING 2020

In honor of the memory and legacy of our beloved founding director, Professor Amy Ling, the Program in Asian American Studies is proud to award the Amy Ling Yellow Light Award to five UW-Madison students.

Congratulations to all our award winners!

AMY LING YELLOW LIGHT AWARD FOR INTEGRITY & LEADERSHIP

Amanda Ong
MaiNeng Vang

AMY LING YELLOW LIGHT AWARD FOR CREATIVE ENDEAVOR & SCHOLARSHIP

Ariana Thao
Thea Valmadrid
Christy Zheng

Read more about the winners of this year’s Amy Ling Yellow Light Award here

Congratulations Professor Michael Thornton

Michael Thornton, Professor of Afro-American Studies and Asian American Studies retires after 30 years at UW-Madison.
The Program in Asian American Studies would like to dedicate this video to Professor Michael Thornton.

We thank you for your service and dedication to the Program in the last 30 years.

Video by: Noah Laroia-Nguyen