Welcome to AAS at Illinois
Asian American Studies (AAS) at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign was founded in 1997. It is the largest AAS department east of California, with 13 core and 7 affiliated faculty members. The department offers interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate minors in AAS.
Featured Stories & Announcements
Soo Ah Kwon Releases "Uncivil Youth: Race, Activism, and Affirmative Governmentality"
Asian American Studies is happy to announce the recent publication Uncivil Youth: Race, Activism, and Affirmative Governmentality by our very own Professor Soo Ah Kwon. Click here to get your copy today!
- Fiona Ngo Named Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities Fellow
- Associate Head Named Recipient of Prestigious Award
- The Clark Cunningham Undergraduate Essay Award
- More featured stories and announcements
There are no upcoming events
Publications by AAS Faculty
Mimi Nguyen. (2012). The Gift of Freedom: War, Debt, and Other Refugee Passages. Durham: Duke University Press.
Junaid Rana. (2011). Terrifying Muslims: Race and Labor in the South Asian Diaspora. Durham: Duke University Press.
Moon-Kie Jung. (2011). State of White Supremacy: Racism, Governance, and the United States (2011). Stanford University Press. (with João H. Costa Vargas, and Eduardo Bonilla-Silva)