Last week’s attack on an eighteen-year-old IU student reminds us that anti-Asian acts are not one-off events or a distant problem, but rather belong to broader pattern of American racism. As a result, AAPI Hoosiers continue to find themselves being targeted. The Asian American Studies Program calls on IUB students, faculty, and staff to stand by their AAPI colleagues and neighbors, to speak out against racist statements, to combat racist actions, and to be active allies.
Asian Americans at Indiana University Bloomington are reeling after an 18-year-old student was stabbed on a city transit bus last Wednesday, allegedly because of her identity. But they don’t feel that they’ve received sufficient support.
Dr. Karen Inouye was promoted to associate professor, American Studies, and appointed chair of American Studies.
Dr. Joel Wong promoted to full professor, Counseling Psychology and appointed interim chair of the Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology for academic year 2018/2019.
Graduate students Anna Cabe, Giselle Cunanan, Bix Gabriel, Stephanie Kung, Shelley Rao received the AAST Research/Creative Activity Travel Award.
Doctoral Candidate, Jordan Lynton, is the recipient of the Ida B. Wells Fellowship; Coordinating Council of Women in History; Fulbright Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad.
Doctoral Candidate, Mai Thai, was awarded the Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship.
Undergraduate Student, Yi Li is the AAST Essay Competition for her paper "Content Analysis of Asian American Suicide-Related Outcomes (2012-2017)."