ASE Club is for Everyone!

USC Undergraduates: Are you interested in the intersection of race, class, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation and religion, and how they might impact your current field of study?


Membership is not exclusive to ASE majors. Students in other majors are encouraged to participate! Member interests include, but are not limited to, the arts, politics, social injustices, economics, race relations and perceptions, historical narratives, theoretical study, and law. Current faculty advisor is Alicia Chavez.

For information please email

Mission Statement

Based out of the interdisciplinary American Studies and Ethnicity Department, the USC ASE Club is dedicated to creating a community by which participants can enrich their experience in academia through field excursions, intellectual discussions, interactions with professors and their fields of study, FOOD, and more.

Join ASE Club and Get in the Loop

The ASE Club meets Tuesdays at 5:30pm in KAP 460 (unless an event is taking place elsewhere).

LIKE our Facebook page to get all the latest information on events and opportunities.

Email to get on the email list.

Attend one of our upcoming events.

Be prepared to have fun!

Looking for the ASE Club Leadership Team

ASE Club welcomes the participation of interested students in the direction of the club and the planning of upcoming events. If you are thinking of taking on a leadership role in ASE Club, please get active in the club and visit Professor Alicia Chavez during office hours or email

Contact Us

Department of American Studies & Ethnicity

Located in Kaprielian Hall on the University Park campus, ASE faculty, graduate students, and staff are available to assist you with information and resources about our academic programs and research specialties.


University of Southern California

3620 South Vermont Avenue

Kaprielian Hall 462

Los Angeles, California 90089-2534