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  • 01/26/2023 - The Department of Asian American Studies mourns the loss of Dr. Betty Lee Sung. Sung received bachelor's degrees in sociology and economics from the University of Illinois, and a PhD. from the CUNY...

  • 01/19/2023 - Still need to fill that US Minority Cultures Gen Ed? Seats are currently open in AAS 100: Intro to Asian American Studies An interdisciplinary introduction to the basic concepts...

  • 10/24/2022 - The Humanities Research Institute recently announced the selection of their second Interseminars Initiative project....

  • 09/28/2022 - Election Day: Tuesday, November 8, 2022 Register to vote: ...

  • 09/21/2022 - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Department of Asian American Studies University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   The Department of Asian...

  • 09/13/2022 - Dr. Augusto Espiritu has been named Associate Head of Asian American Studies for the 2022-2023 academic year. In addition to serving as Associate Head, Dr. Espiritu will also be the student advisor...

  • 09/13/2022 - The Department of Asian American Studies would like to extend a warm welcome to our two new postdoctoral fellows. Welcome to Drs. Vivian Yan-Gonzalez and Emi Sawada! Vivian Yan-Gonzalez Vivian Yan-...

  • 08/31/2022 - Asian American Studies will be participating in several exciting events next month! On Thursday, September 1, stop by Asiantation...

  • 08/23/2022 - Congratulations to Susan Koshy for her recent receipt of a faculty fellowship with the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation. From OVCRI: "Faculty Fellows inform OVCRI thinking...

  • 04/19/2022 - AAS's Dr. Lila Sharif has participated in authoring a new book on critical refugee studies: Departures: An Introduction to Critical Refugee Studies. The book is available now for pre-order...

  • 04/06/2022 - Organized by the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory and the Department of Asian American Studies, "Asian America Otherwise" is the culminating conference of the "In Plain Sight" Research...

  • 03/24/2022 - What started your interest in Asian American Studies? How long have you been a major? I took AAS 100 my freshman year and found the material really interesting. I was especially...

  • 03/10/2022 - Kat Fuenty, the Office Support Specialist for the Department of Asian American Studies, was presented with the LAS Staff Award on Tuesday, March 8. The LAS Staff Award honors staff members at the...

  • 02/22/2022 - The Department of Asian American Studies is currently seeking teaching assistants for the 2022-2023 year. For further details and application instructions, visit our Job Positions...

  • 02/01/2022 - The deadline for applications to the position of Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow in Asian American Studies has been extended to February 28, 2022.     Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research...