Center for Asian American Studies
Center for Asian American Studies
Center for Asian American Studies
Founded in 1999, the Center for Asian American Studies (CAAS) at The University of Texas at Austin is an interdisciplinary academic program promoting understanding and awareness of Asian American issues and communities. We offer a major, minor and graduate portfolio in Asian American studies. We also organize lectures, films, speaker series, discussion forums, and partner with community and campus organizations. CAAS seeks to develop and highlight transnational and hemispheric perspectives and narratives of Asians in the Americas and the American South.

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Introducing RIM:

Asian American Studies is also part of a new interdisciplinary major: Race, Indigeneity & Migration (RIM). RIM is the new Liberal Arts bachelors program housed in the African & African Diaspora Studies Department. The major is a collaboration between:

African & African Diaspora Studies

Latina/o Studies

Women & Gener Studies

LGBTQ Studies

Native American & Indigenous Studies


Undergradaute Program

Graduate Portfolio

Student Advising