Department of Ethnic Studies - College of Letters and Science - University of California, Berkeley

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  • Alumni Dinner

    Sat, Nov 9, 2019, 8:00 am to 12:00 am

    Honolulu, Hawaii


  • Alumni Dinner

    Thu, Nov 14, 2019 at 6:30 am

    San Francisco, CA

    This is event is open to Alumni, current graduates, and faculty. 


  • The Afterlife of Migration: Balikbayans and the Return Economy in Contemporary Manila

    Mon, Oct 7, 2019, 11:30 am to 1:30 am

    554 Barrows Hall

    Dr. Eric Pido

    This book talk examines the role of balikbayans, specifically those Filipinos returning to their homeland after living in the United States for several decades, in the economic development of Metro Manila. While global migration and its effects on migrant homelands tend to focus on remittances or the impact of out-migration on local economies, the concept of return economies provides …


  • Immigration Reform in Californian Agriculture and the Tech Industry Workshop

    Fri, Jun 7, 2019, 9:15 am to 3:15 pm

    Harris Room, Moses Hall

    The workshop aims to discuss the consequences of both labor shortages and immigration policies in Californian agriculture and the tech industry. Particular attention will be paid to the H2A and H1B guest worker programs and their consequences for employers, employees and the industries more broadly. The workshop seeks to identify policies that benefit all stakeholde Register: …


  • Spring 2019 Ethnic Studies Department Commencement Ceremony

    Wed, May 22, 2019, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

    Zellerbach Playhouse, UC Berkeley

    The Spring 2019 Ethnic Studies Department Commencement Ceremony will take place at 2:00PM, Wednesday, May 22nd in Zellerbach Playhouse. This year we are honored to welcome keynote speaker Helen Zia. Zia is an author, journalist, and activist. Her latest book is "Last Boat Out of Shanghai: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Fled Mao’s Revolution" (Ballantine Books, 2019). She …


  • Chinese American History Documentary Screening

    Sat, May 11, 2019, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    166 Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley

    CHINESE AMERICAN HISTORY DOCUMENTARIES ASAMST 197 FINAL FILM SCREENING   Film Topics: Chinese Hospital, Chinese Alumni Chapter, Angel Islan, SROs in San Francisco Chinatown   Refreshments will be served   Sponsored by AAADS UCB, ASAMST 121 Students and CAL Alumni Association, Chinese Chapter


  • Ethnic Studies Honors Thesis Presentations

    Thu, May 9, 2019, 12:30 pm to 3:40 pm

    Shorb House 2547 Channing Way Berkeley, CA 94720-5670

    Thursday, May 9, 2019 12:30pm-3:40pm Where: Latinx Research Center, Shorb House, UC Berkeley  Introductions by Dr. Pablo Gonzalez (Chicana/o Studies)   Panel Presentation Group 1: 12:30pm-1:30pm * Joanne Yi, Ethnic Studies Title: "Our Legacy is Social Justice: Asian American Resistance in Stockton" …


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