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Steve Sumida
We’re proud to share that Professor Steve Sumida recently appeared in Breaking the Silence by Nikki Nojima Louise: a readers theatre drama of Japanese immigration to the West Coast of the U.S., the challenges of immigrants and a new culture, the hysteria during World War II, with the internment of the Japanese Americans at the camps, and the legal struggle of the constitutional redress. This program was part of the Seeking Justice Series presented by Linfield College that focuses on... Read more
AES Graduation Cake
Congratulations to all American Ethnic Studies graduates of 2014. Attendees experienced a keynote speech given by Justice Steven C. Gonzalez
Connie So, Kevin Owyang and Tonya Mosley
Dr. Connie So and film-maker Kevin Owyang were featured speakers for the Humanities Washington's "Think and Drink" two-part series, "Loud & Proud: WA State's Asian American Civil Rights Movement," held in October of 2014.  Dr. So, who grew up in Seattle, spoke on the impact of local segregationist practices that (unintentionally) resulted in the fostering of coalitions among various Asian American groups and other people of color... Read more
Four UW students who utilize services from the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity’s Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) were named to the 2013 Homecoming Court and recognized during the Husky football game versus California, Oct. 26. Find out more at UW Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity eNews.... Read more
Painting by Fulgencio Lazo
Editor's note: This story was originally posted at You are invited to Fulgencio Lazo's 20th Anniversary show, "Reconstruction of Memory" and book release on September 17th, 6-8:00 at the Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington. The show runs through October 2nd. Check out this... Read more