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Beginnings of Activism for the Department of Asian American Studies (BADAAS) at University of California, Irvine collection
AS.198  
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  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
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  • Alternative Forms of Material
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  • Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
    Title: Beginnings of Activism for the Department of Asian American Studies (BADAAS) at University of California, Irvine collection
    Creator: University of California, Irvine. Department of Asian American Studies
    Identifier/Call Number: AS.198
    Physical Description: 2 Linear Feet (2 document boxes and 1 13" flat box)
    Physical Description: 191.68 Gigabytes (1,765 files)
    Date (inclusive): 1990-2017
    Abstract: The Beginnings of Activism for the Department of Asian American Studies (BADAAS) at University of California, Irvine, was a group created by the chair of the Department of Asian American Studies, Dr. Judy Wu, and Dr. Thuy Vo Dang, director of the Southeast Asian Archive for the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Department of Asian American Studies. They assembled a group of interns to research the history of the creation of Asian American Studies on campus and conduct oral histories with the professors, staff and faculty members, activists, and former students involved its foundation. The collection includes research materials collected by students in 2017-2018 such as newspaper clippings and publications, as well as interviewee collections from Eileen Chun-Fruto, Michelle Ko, John Liu, and Mary Ann Takemoto. Born digital materials include oral history audio and videos, photographs, publicity, research materials, documentation of events and conferences the research team presented at, and the timeline tool.
    Language of Material: English .

    Access

    The collection is only minimally processed. It may contain restricted materials. Researchers may request access copies to digital materials. Please contact the Department of Special Collections and Archives in advance to request access.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact the University Archivist.

    Preferred Citation

    Beginnings of Activism for the Department of Asian American Studies (BADAAS) at University of California, Irvine collection. AS-198. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. [Date accessed].
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Acquisition Information

    Transferred by Dr. Thuy Vo Dang, 2018.

    Alternative Forms of Material

    Select oral histories from this collection are available on Calisphere .

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Beginnings of Activism for the Department of Asian American Studies (BADAAS) at University of California, Irvine, was a group created by the chair of the Department of Asian American Studies, Dr. Judy Wu, and Dr. Thuy Vo Dang, director of the Southeast Asian Archive for the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Department of Asian American Studies. They assembled a group of interns to research the history of the creation of Asian American Studies on campus and conduct oral histories with the professors, staff and faculty members, activists, and former students involved its foundation. The collection includes research materials collected by students in 2017-2018 such as newspaper clippings and publications, as well as interviewee collections from Eileen Chun-Fruto, Michelle Ko, John Liu, and Mary Ann Takemoto. Born digital materials include oral history audio and videos, photographs, publicity, research materials, documentation of events and conferences the research team presented at, and the timeline tool.

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    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    University of California, Irvine. Department of Asian American Studies