Alice Yang

Alice Yang

Alice Yang is provost of Adlai E. Stevenson College and an associate professor of history at the University of California, Santa Cruz, where she also codirects the Center for the Study of Pacific War Memories. Her publications include Historical Memories of the Japanese American Internment and the Struggle for Redress (2007), Major Problems in Asian American History (2003), and What Did the Internment of Japanese Americans Mean? (2000). Winner of the university’s Excellence in Teaching Award, she teaches courses on historical memory, World War II, Asian American history, race, gender, oral history, and twentieth-century America. She is currently researching transnational memories of World War II in the Pacific.

Lectures

  • Historical Memories of Japanese American Internment
  • Historical Memories of World War II in the U.S. and Japan
  • Japanese American Redress and the Passage of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988
  • Racial Profiling, Wartime Hysteria, and Lessons from World War II