About ASAM

As an interdisciplinary program that offers a Minor and a broad range of courses and activities, ASAM explores the historical and contemporary experiences of Asian immigrants and of persons of Asian ancestry in North America.


Last Boat Out of Shanghai Reading with Helen Zia

Feb 5, 2019 at

Please join us for a reading and discussion with Helen Zia, author of Last Boat Out of Shanghai: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Fled Mao's Revolution—who will be in conversation with Tiffany Chang Lawson…

Questioning Asian American Bodies Conference

Feb 15, 2019 at

For Asian Americans, the body is a site of regulation that renders individuals racialized, sexualized, and gendered others in the United States. In fact, since Asians arrived, their bodies may be understood as “queer…