AAS Welcomes Dr. Keva X. Bui!
AAS is proud to welcome our newest faculty member, Dr. Keva X. Bui! Dr. Bui has previously taught and worked at UCSD, Pomona College, and Pennsylvania State University. Their work examines the entanglements of race and war as they shape everyday life under U.S. empire. Their research and teaching spans Asian American studies, feminist science and technology studies, and critical militarization studies. We are so glad to have them with us!
- The Department of Asian American Studies (AAS) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks two postdoctoral research associates for the 2024-2025 academic year. This is a one-year appointment with a start date of August 16, 2024. Applicants must demonstrate promise for a tenure-track... Read full story Postdoctoral Research Associate Positions Open Up for 24-25 Academic Year
- Good news: the deadline for applying for this exciting opportunity has been extended until December 1, 2023. The Department of Asian American Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a Lecturer in Asian American Studies. We seek a... Read full story DEADLINE EXTENDED: Department of Asian American Studies Seeks New Lecturer for Spring Semester
- The Women's Resource Center is now accepting applications for the Verdell Frazier Young (VFY) Scholarship on a rolling basis. The VFY Scholarship provides scholarships to assist women and gender minorities who have had an interruption in pursuing a college degree. To learn more or apply, please... Read full story Verdell Frazier Young Scholarship
AAS 100: Intro to Asian American Studies
Interdisciplinary introduction to the basic concepts and approaches in Asian American Studies. Surveys the various dimensions of Asian American experiences including history, social organization, literature, arts, and politics.
AAS 200: US Race and Empire
Invites students to examine histories and narratives of U.S. race and empire, drawing upon multiple theoretical and methodological works in Asian American studies and related fields.
AAS 215: US Citizenship Comparatively
Examines the racial, gendered, and sexualized aspects of US citizenship historically and comparatively. Interdisciplinary course taught from a humanities perspective. Readings draw from critical legal studies, history, literature, literary criticism, and ethnography.
AAS 300: Theories of Race, Gender and Sexuality
Explores theories for performing interdisciplinary, intersectional and comparative studies within the field of Asian American studies. Follows multiple genealogies of critical work in ethnic and American studies.