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South Seattle Emerald
AES Lecturer Reuben Deleon contributed to Kamna Shastri's feature in the South Seattle Emerald... Read more
KBCT TV
Dr. Connie So was interviewed by Tom Layson in KBTC's Northwest Now discussion about the racist attacks on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Watch it here.
The National Archives Building in Seattle, Washington. Courtesy of the U.S. National Archives
Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s office has filed a lawsuit against the federal government to save the National Archives and Records Administration’s (NARA) building in Seattle.... Read more
Corky Lee (1947-2021)
Dr. Connie So shares her remembrance of the unofficial “Asian American photographer laureate,” Corky Lee, who passed away from complications of COVID-19 at the age of 73. For over 50 years, Corky dedicated himself to capturing the social and political lives of Asian and Pacific Islander Americans (APIA) on camera. Read the full... Read more
Alon: Journal for Filipinx American and Diasporic Studies
The mission of Alon is to provide an on-line forum for publishing original and refereed essays, artwork, reviews, and moderated reflections that productively and critically engage with Filipinx American and Filipinx Diasporic Studies. Through Alon, we aim to generate and... Read more
Mexican Women Past & Presentculminated in a final research paper comparing and contrasting the lives of one contemporary Mexican woman (born after 1940) and one historic Mexican woman (born before 1940). In preparation, students attended a research workshop led by Ethnic Studies Librarian, Harry Murphy, to locate at least 6 credible sources (e.g. books, magazines, journals, in print or digital versions), only three... Read more
New NEH Grant Recipients
2019-2020 Society of Scholars Fellow Jang Wook Huh (Department of American Ethnic Studies) has received a prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Grant for his book, ‘Afro-Korean’ Encounters: The Literary Intersections of Black Liberation and Struggles in the U.S. and Anticolonial Movements in Korea. Drawing on a diverse range of archives, including... Read more

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