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Welcome to the Intercollegiate Department of Asian American Studies (IDAAS)!

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IDAAS 25th anniversary flyer
Please join us in celebrating 25 years at the Claremont Colleges. Save the Date: 2-9-2024!
2022 Open House – Muriel Alejandrino spoken word
Thank you to Muriel Alejandrino for her spoken word performance at the 2022 Open House! Click on the photo for a video of a similar performance.
2022 Open House – Kyu Lee student speaker
Thank you to Kyu Lee, IDAAS major at Pomona, for being our student speaker at the 2022 Open House!
IDAAS Senior Presentations 2022
Congratulations to our seniors, class of 2022!
IDAAS Study Break 2022
Thank you to everyone who attended the IDAAS Study Break 2022.
IDAAS Seniors 2020
Our seniors, class of 2020, are chilling at 21 Choices Frozen Yogurt.
IDAAS Seniors 2018
Our seniors, class of 2018, are celebrating with a dinner together.

Established in 1998, IDAAS provides a rich academic program to all students at the Claremont Colleges (Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer, Pomona, and Scripps.) IDAAS has thirteen core faculty and offers interdisciplinary undergraduate majors and minors in Asian American Studies. Carrying forward the community-based origins of Asian American Studies, we provide innovative opportunities such as the Margo Okazawa-Rey Summer Fellowship, creative and community-based theses, the Peter Kiang Thesis Prize, and the Merle Woo Project Prize.