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Link to news item: Why are there so many Filipino nurses in the U.S.?

Why are there so many Filipino nurses in the U.S.?

Why are there so many Filipino nurses in the U.S.?

Fiat Vox: Why are there so many Filipino nurses in the U.S.? Growing up in New York City, ethnic studies professor Catherine Ceniza Choy remembers seeing a lot of nurses dressed in their crisp white uniforms. She and her mom lived in an apartment building near several hospitals, so seeing … MoreRead more about "Why are there so many Filipino nurses in the U.S.?"


Link to news item: Spring 2019 Ethnic Studies Department Commencement Ceremony

Spring 2019 Ethnic Studies Department Commencement Ceremony

Spring 2019 Ethnic Studies Department Commencement Ceremony

Wed, May 22, 2019, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Zellerbach Playhouse   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 … MoreRead more about "Spring 2019 Ethnic Studies Department Commencement Ceremony"


Link to news item: Professor Raymond Telles Receives 2019 Social Sciences Distinguished Teaching Award

Professor Raymond Telles Receives 2019 Social Sciences Distinguished Teaching Award

Professor Raymond Telles Receives 2019 Social Sciences Distinguished Teaching Award

Raymond Telles, Associate Adjunct Professor of Ethnic Studies, has received the 2019 Social Sciences Distinguished Teaching Award. Ray teaches courses in the Chicana/o/Latina/o Studies Program and the Comparative Ethnic Studies Program such as CS 135A (Latino Narrative Film to the 1980s); … MoreRead more about "Professor Raymond Telles Receives 2019 Social Sciences Distinguished Teaching Award"


The Bancroft Seminar on Interdisciplinary Latina/o History Call for Manuscripts 2019-2020

The Bancroft Seminar on Interdisciplinary Latina/o History Call for Manuscripts 2019-2020

The deadline to submit your application is May 1, 2019. Click on the PDF for more information: /Bancroft Latino Studies CFP 2019-20.pdf MoreRead more about "The Bancroft Seminar on Interdisciplinary Latina/o History Call for Manuscripts 2019-2020"



Big Give 3.14.19 - Support Ethnic Studies

Big Give 3.14.19 - Support Ethnic Studies

March 12, 2016   Warm Greetings, Department of Ethnic Studies Alumni and Friends!   We are excited to be part of University of California, Berkeley's campus-wide BIG GIVE fundraising initiative.  Funds can now be directed to departments, programs, and causes that … MoreRead more about "Big Give 3.14.19 - Support Ethnic Studies"


Daily Cal Article Featuring Commentary by Asian American Studies Lecturer, Lisa Tsuchitani

Daily Cal Article Featuring Commentary by Asian American Studies Lecturer, Lisa Tsuchitani

Uprooted: Remembering Japanese American internment in California and my family’s past By: Sarena Kuhn, Daily Cal Staff Feb. 19, 2019, the Day of Remembrance marked the 77th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066 by president Franklin Delano Roosevelt. In Japanese culture, … MoreRead more about "Daily Cal Article Featuring Commentary by Asian American Studies Lecturer, Lisa Tsuchitani"


AAADS Mourns the Passing of Public Defender Jeff Adachi

AAADS Mourns the Passing of Public Defender Jeff Adachi

Jeff Adachi’s passing is a terrible loss to not just the voiceless and the underrepresented, but to all those who share his vision for a more just society.  A fearless advocate for social justice, he was a proud product of Asian American Studies at UC Berkeley.   As the sole … MoreRead more about "AAADS Mourns the Passing of Public Defender Jeff Adachi"


Remembered: Jeff Adachi, alumnus and San Francisco public defender

Remembered: Jeff Adachi, alumnus and San Francisco public defender

By Gretchen Kell, Media relations (Berkeley News) eff Adachi, the San Francisco public defender and UC Berkeley alumnus who died suddenly last Friday at age 59, is being remembered this week by the campus community-at-large for embodying Berkeley’s values and mission through his work as … MoreRead more about "Remembered: Jeff Adachi, alumnus and San Francisco public defender"


Link to news item: "‘A dangerous moment:’ Professor Juana María Rodríguez talks sex work’s history and the internet’s future,"

"‘A dangerous moment:’ Professor Juana María Rodríguez talks sex work’s history and the internet’s future,"

"‘A dangerous moment:’ Professor Juana María Rodríguez talks sex work’s history and the internet’s future,"

http://www.dailycal.org/2019/02/15/a-dangerous-moment-professor-juana-maria-rodriguez-talks-sex-works-history-and-the-internets-future/ MoreRead more about ""‘A dangerous moment:’ Professor Juana María Rodríguez talks sex work’s history and the internet’s future,""