Thank you for standing with us yesterday. It was truly inspiring to see all our supporters continue the long legacy of activism at Williams College. If you were unable to attend the rally, the statements that we gave yesterday are below. 1. Hello everyone.  Happy homecoming, and thank you for standing with us.  Your presence […]

On November 3rd at 11:30am, we ask for all supporters of Asian American studies at Williams — whether current student, alumni, faculty, or staff — to join us at the gates of Weston Field. We will be distributing white armbands with black stripes as a symbol of solidarity. On Monday, November 5th at 7pm, we […]

A new semester brings an exciting new slew of classes — if you need help deciding what to take, check out our compilation of courses that are relevant to Asian American studies. These courses reflect the broad diversity of disciplines that Asian American Studies works within — from English and History to Religion and American […]

Hello all, As we all enjoy our brief respite from academia and pursue other (no less stimulating) summer activities, we at the virtual campaign headquarters wanted to send a brief update about plans for the upcoming school year. The campaign for Asian American Studies at Williams is spending the summer re-organizing, reaching out to students, […]

Taking Asian American Studies classes at Williams College was incredibly important in my personal development as an Asian American.  It helped me to understand who I am in the context of American history and society.  Without those classes, I most certainly would not be the person I am today.  In fact, it shaped my desire […]

I don’t think I would be who I am today without Asian American Studies. I developed a love of politics and organizing, and a passion for civil rights, grounded in an understanding of our story within America. I use what I learned in Asian American Studies everyday. It informs my understanding of cultural phenomenon like […]

The Williams Record published an article about the Campaign for Asian American Studies at Williams and College Council’s resolution to support it on February 22, 2012. This week, the outgoing College Council (CC) voted 18 to 0 with two abstentions in favor of a resolution supporting the establishment of an Asian American studies concentration at […]