Alice S. Yang

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User Chair, History Department



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Humanities Division

Chair, History Department
Associate Professor of History
Co-Director of the Center for the Study of Pacific War Memories


Critical Race and Ethnic Studies
East Asian Studies
Feminist Studies Department

Humanities Building 1

Wednesdays, 4-6 PM and by appointment via zoom

Humanities Academic Services

B.A., M.A.T. Brown University
M.A., Ph.D. Stanford University

Historical Memory, Asian American Pacific Islander History, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Gender, 20th Century US History, Pacific War History, Oral History, Redress, and Reparations


interdisciplinary and transnational research and teaching collaborations, memories of the War on Terror, patriotism, protest, civil and human rights

World War II Memories, Asian American Pacific Islander History, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Historical Memory, Graduate Thesis Writing

National Endowment for the Humanities, Rockefeller Foundation, Civil Liberties Public Education Fund, the University of California Humanities Research Institute, the Pacific Rim Research Program, the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society, and the Institute for Humanities Research

  • Historical Memories of the Japanese American Internment and the Struggle for Redress (Stanford University Press, 2007)
  • Major Problems in Asian American History, co-editor (Houghton-Mifflin, 2003)
  • What Did the Internment of Japanese American during World War II Mean? (Bedford/St. Martin's and Macmillan, 2000)
  • “Eternal Flames: The Translingual Imperative in the Study of World War II Memories,” Problems and Methods in Recent American History (University of Georgia Press, 2011)
  • "Edison Uno: The Experience and the Legacy of the Japanese American Internment,” The Human Tradition in California (Scholarly Resources, Inc., 2002)
  • "Ilse Women and the Early Korean Community: Redefining the Origins of Feminist Empowerment." Korean American Women: Living in Two Cultures, Y. Song and A. Moon, eds. (Los Angeles and Taeju, Korea: Academia Koreana Keimyung University Press, 1997). Reprinted in Unequal Sisters: A Multicultural Reader in U.S. Women's History, 3rd ed. (Routledge, 2000)
  • "Oral History Research, Theory, and Asian American Studies." Amerasia Journal 26:1 (2000)