Posts Tagged: Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with Emory Libraries

By Gautham Reddy, South Asian Studies and Religion librarian May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Did you know that there are more than 24 million people who identify as Asian or Pacific Islander in the United States today? The U.S. Census defines Asians as people whose backgrounds are from East, Southeast, and…

The social and political activism of the Asian American movement

During Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage (AAPIH) Month in May, Emory Libraries will take a look at AAPI history in the US and our Libraries’ relevant resources. Despite a long history of immigrants from Asia contributing to the economy, culture, and history of the United States, the term “Asian American” is more recent than…

Fighting AAPI attacks and discrimination

The shootings last month at three Atlanta-area Asian spas were a shocking wake-up call to many people unaware of how serious the attacks on Asians and Asian Americans have become in the U.S., especially since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020. Six of the eight people who died were Asian women, and…

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Scholarly Journals and E-books

By Erica Bruchko, US history and African American Studies librarian and Guo-hua Wang, International Area Studies Team leader How do we understand the American experience of immigration and migration, of war and American empire, of race and identity, and of social movements for economic and racial justice? These are important questions for scholars of Asian…

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Primary Sources

By Chella Vaidyanathan, European/world history librarian and Erica Bruchko, US history librarian  We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams. – Jimmy Carter Nothing is more exciting as the process of unearthing the past to understand and appreciate the beauty and richness of…

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Streaming Video and Multimedia Resources

Streaming Video at Emory The Emory Libraries hold thousands of streaming video titles, including educational documentaries, feature films, and primary source materials such as interviews. Below is a selection of titles either produced by or focusing on people of Asian American and Pacific Islander (API) heritage.   For more streaming video content, explore discoverE (the…

Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with Emory Libraries

By Gautham Reddy, South Asian Studies and Religion librarian   Emory Libraries is pleased to celebrate Asian Amerian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month this May. This event commemorates the important contributions of Asian and Pacific Islander Americans. Did you know that there are more than 24 million people who identify as Asian or Pacific Islander…