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Dr. Sharmila Rudrappa :: Quoted in Washington Post

Dr. Sharmila Rudrappa discusses "The Bangalore Backlash: Call Centers Return to U.S."

Fri, Dec 12, 2008

Sharmila Rudrappa, associate professor of Sociology at the University of Texas, discusses additional factors that play along with receiving tech support from India.

Asian American Heritage Week 2009

Art exhibition deadline March 6

Thu, Dec 11, 2008

Here you will find information about an upcoming art exhibition to be held in conjunction with Asian American Heritage Week 2009.

Asian American Excellence Awards 2009

Wed, Dec 10, 2008

Asian American Excellence Awards are presented at a banquet held to honor the accomplishments of various Asian American organizations and Asian American students on campus.

Completion of the Oldest Asian American Archive at the Austin History Center

Mon, Dec 8, 2008

The Austin History Center is proud to announce that staff have completed processing the Sing Family Papers (AR.2008.002), the first archive collected under the Asian American Neighborhood Liaison program, and it is now available to researchers.

Dr. Nhi Lieu :: Quoted in Austin American-Statesman

Nhi T. Lieu discusses McCain and his usage of the term "gook".

Wed, Nov 12, 2008

Nhi Lieu , an assistant professor of American studies at the University of Texas, pointed to McCain's visit to Orange County, Calif., home of Little Saigon , several years ago, when he publicly used the term "gook," to refer to his North Vietnamese enemies. Though older Vietnamese were more forgiving, younger Vietnamese perceived it as a racial epithet, she said.

AAS Major, Lee Roy Calderon, Receives Two Distinguished Research Grants

Thu, Oct 23, 2008

The Center for Asian American Studies is pleased to announce that Lee Roy Calderon has received both an Undergraduate Research Fellowship and Rapoport King Scholarship to monetarily assist his ongoing undergraduate thesis.

Identity in 3-D

AAS graduate, Katherine Fan, traveled to China during a Maymester program. She shares some of her experience in this article.

Wed, Oct 1, 2008

View other articles written by Katherine Fan by clicking on the link below. Other articles include: "Safety Is as Safety Does", "As China's Economy Improves, Self-expression Becomes an Industry", and "Lost in Translation".

Dr. Nhi Lieu :: Book Review 'Paris by Night' and the Vietnamese-American experience

Tue, Sep 30, 2008

Nhi T. Lieu, argues is that the seemingly endless series illustrates with some precision the concerns and psychological dilemmas as the American-Vietnamese community.

AAS 08' Graduate at The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Sehjong Hamjong accepts the position of Visiting Program Coordinator for the Asian American Cultural Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Mon, Sep 8, 2008

During his studies at the University of Texas at Austin, Sehjong Hamjong was an active member of the APA student community. He served as guest panelists and helped organized a number of activities that aided in promoting awareness of APA issues. He has now joined the ranks of higher education administration by accepting the position of Visiting Program Coordinator for the Asian American Cultural Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Why Koreans Don't Hug

Written by Soo–Jin Lee, Directed by Luke Leonard, Dramaturg Kristin Leahey, Stage Manager Eamon Corrigan

Mon, Apr 14, 2008

Why Koreans Don't Hug is about a Korean immigrant family who, through an unexpected action by their Reverend, is forced to deal with the elephant in their room.

Patrick Rosal AAAS Poetry Prose Award

Thu, Feb 7, 2008

Patrick Rosal, visiting professor for the Department of English, will be receiving the Poetry/Prose Award at this years AAAS conference in Chicago.

Footnotes Theatre

2nd Generation of Asian American Theatre at UT, Footnotes Theatre

Mon, Jan 28, 2008

The conception behind the theatre troupe started in the recesses of a UT student’s mind after he felt inspired by the performance put on by theMangos at YBO 2006. From that moment, theatre and performance became an obsession. Looking past his pre-med courses and immediate surroundings, the student slowly gathered his thoughts to form a name for the troupe. His first brainstorm led him to stumble onto the name “Asterisks.” However, after a friend helped him realize that people would mercilessly butcher the name, he decided to call the group “Footnotes.” Slowly, a small circle of acquaintances became the start of the 2nd Generation of Asian American Theatre at UT, Footnotes Theatre.

Students to collect Vietnamese American stories

UT class is first offering of Vietnamese American culture and history.

Mon, Jan 28, 2008

A history major at the University of Texas, Andrew Morris has studied the Vietnam War. He knows the American perspective. He knows that the fallout was severe. But he wants to learn what happened after Saigon fell. Now he has the chance. For the first time, UT is offering a course on Vietnamese American culture and history this semester.

VAHF January Talk Show featuring AAS Course

VAHF's January Talk Show will be held on Thursday, January 24, 2008 from 8-8:30pm on VN Hai Ngoai Radio of Austin

Thu, Jan 24, 2008

VAHF members are excited to take a roll in "The Vietnamese American Culture and History" class. This course is offered by the Center for Asian American Studies (CAAS) at the University of Texas-Austin. The course is being taught by instructor, Linda Ho Peche.