Working Groups Related to American Cultures

The Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies (AAADS) working group provides a space to read scholarship, exchange ideas, and critique projects through professionalization and mentorship opportunities.

The Interdisciplinary Working Group on the Early United States facilitates collaboration between UC Berkeley's students and faculty regarding the formation of the United States.

Fieldwork Forum is a working group in the linguistics department dedicated to examining and improving methods for carrying out rigorous, insightful, and ethical fieldwork.

The Transnational & Ethnic American Studies working group fosters interdisciplinary conversation about transnational, postcolonial, and decolonial methods of scholarly inquiry.

The Contemporary Poetry and Poetics working group reads old books of poetry and new books of poetry, but mostly the newest ones.