Here is more info on the events that I announced in class today! Open Mic at Filipino Food and Bakery! Friday 10/25  Sign-ups at 6pm.  Open Mic begins at 7pm. 2852 Main Street, San Diego, California 92113. Delicious food available for purchase! Diwali Festival! 3pm Saturday 1/26 @ San Diego Museum of Art. Celebrate the Indian Festival of Lights. […]

Hello all, Here is the midterm answer key. Please review, especially with an eye towards the final exam! Best, ASA

Hello All, Here is the midterm study guide. Please take a look and remember that upcoming office hours are T 10/8 & Th 10/10 9:30 to 10:30am and by appointment! Good luck. -ASA

Just received information that some grassroots groups have organized a march on Oct 5, 10am starting at 6th ave and Laurel to call attention to the need for immigration reform to continue. Here is the flyer: National Day of Action for Immigration Reform. March for dignity and respect for all immigrants! Also here is a link […]

I’ve been helping to organize a three-day symposium to take place on Oct 11 through Oct 13 that investigates what it means to engage in a critical Filipino & Filipina Studies. Open to academics, educators, students, artists, and organizers! Check out the flyer below:

Hello all, Please note that there is  change to our schedule. I will have to go out of town the first weekend of Oct so there are some new due dates for reading assignments: T 10/1: Vincent Who? (2009) Dir. Tony Lam Th 1/3: CLASS CANCELED T 10/8: Bedi, Sheila A. “Constructed Identities of Asian […]

Make sure to read Ronald Takaki’s “The Centrality of Racism in Asian American History” as well as Sylvia Yanagisako’s response to it for Tues. Be prepared to answer the below questions in class: According to Takaki’s essay “The Centrality of Racism in Asian American History,” why were Asian immigrants perceived as perpetual strangers while Jewish, […]