May is Asian Pacific Heritage Month which celebrates the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America's history and are instrumental in its future success. To learn more, you can visit the official website created by The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, and the Smithsonian Institution here.
In addition, please enjoy a small selection of resources from the Fletcher Library related to Asian Pacific American Heritage Month below.
This academic journal addresses topics of broad interest and significant impact relevant to current and emerging policy debates.
Asian Affairs: An American Review
Asian Affairs is an academic journal which focuses on United States policy in Asia, as well as the domestic politics and international relations of Asian countries. It is aimed at readers wanting relevant information on Asia, teachers, political analysts, and international businessmen.
This journal contains articles about ethnic groups and ethnic relations in the half of the world where questions of ethnicity now loom largest.
Asian Folklore Studies is an academic journal that contains research and news items on the folklore of Asian cultures including literary and oral traditions, religion, art, and customs.
Chinese American Forum (CAF), a cultural and educational magazine, serves as an open dialogue to promote mutual understanding between Chinese/Asian Americans and the general public.
Ethnic Origins: The Adaptation of Cambodian and Hmong Refugees in Four American Cities by Jeremy Hein (eBook)
In Ethnic Origins, Jeremy Hein investigates the role of religion, family, and other cultural factors on immigrant incorporation into American society by comparing the experiences of two little-known immigrant groups living in four different American cities not commonly regarded as immigrant gateways. Ethnic Origins provides an in-depth look at Hmong and Khmer refugees—people who left Asia as a result of failed U.S. foreign policy in their countries.
Focusing on the Underserved: Immigrant, Refugee, and Indigenous Asian American and Pacific Islanders in Higher Education edited by Sam D. Museus, Amefil Agbayani, & Doria M. Ching (eBook)
This eBook merges theory and practice to advocate for social justice for AAPIs and other underrepresented and underserved ethnic minority groups in higher education.
This journal contains peer reviewed, interdisciplinary, and multicultural articles covering topics related to Korea, the Korean community abroad, as well as Asian, ethnic, and comparative studies.
Other Moons: Vietnamese Short Stories of the American War and Its Aftermath translated and edited by Quan Manh Ha, Joseph Babcock, and Ninh Bảo (eBook)
In this anthology, Vietnamese writers describe their experience of what they call the American War and its lasting legacy through the lens of their own vital artistic visions.
Pakistan Journal of History & Culture
This academic journal includes articles related to Pakistani History as well as Pakistani ethnic and cultural studies.
Talk Thai: The Adventures of Buddhist Boy by Ira Sukrungruang (eBook)
When Ira Sukrungruang was born to Thai parents new to the U.S., they picked his Jewish moniker out of a book of “American” names. In this lively, entertaining, and often hilarious memoir, he relates the early life of a first-generation Thai-American and his constant, often bumbling attempts to reconcile cultural and familial expectations with the trials of growing up in 1980s America.