Asian American Studies Congratulates Our Students, Staff, and Faculty!

Department: Asian American Studies

Post Date: May 16, 2018

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Congratulations to the students, staff, and faculty members of the Asian American Studies department for their recent achievements!

Our End of the Year event was held on June 14th. It highlighted the major acheivements of the Asian American Studies Department and allowed a showcase for student achievement! 

The Department is proud to highlight these awards:

The 2018 School of Humanities Undergraduate Awards in Asian American Studies

Mimi Eang
Michelle Wen Li Yang

The UCI Engage Inaugural Awards

Sophaline Chuong, Undergraduate Excellence in Service Award
Dr. Thuy Vo Dang, Excellence in Community Engagement Award

The Cross Cultural Center Faculty/Staff Ally Award

Judy Tzu-Chun Wu

The 2018 UCI Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program Symposium Presenters

Asian American Studies Projects Mentored by Department and Affiliated Faculty

Jonathan Agena, “Super-Inequality: Examining Racial Diversity in Superhero Films,” Mentor Judy Tzu-Chun Wu
Sophaline Chuong, “AAPI Women and Activism:  Sovereignty in the Pacific Islands," Mentor Judy Tzu-Chun Wu
Boonyarit Daraphant, “Bo Thai and Friends,” Mentor Judy Tzu-Chun Wu
Neemah Ghassemi and Cayla Zhang, “Student Activism and the Founding of Asian American Studies at UCI,” Mentors Thuy Vo Dang and Judy Tzu-Chun Wu
Pauline Nguyen, “Nguyen Thi Fe, the First Female Judge of Vietnam:  How Education, War, and Law Shaped Her Life,” Mentor Judy Tzu-Chun Wu
Pauline Nguyen, “The 1977 National Women’s Conference: Law and Activism for AAPI Women,” Mentor Judy Tzu-Chun Wu
Kerry Vang, “Asian Words Do Matter,” Mentor Daphne Lei

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