Web Resources

Asian American Women Artists Association

"The Asian American Women's Artist Association is a nonprofit arts organization based in San Francisco ... dedicated to ensuring the visibility, documentation, and well-being of Asian Pacific American women in the arts, and offer exhibitions, publications, educational lectures, and other programs to the community."


Asian Nation Website

"Asian-Nation, an authoritative, one-stop information resource and sociological exploration of the historical, demographic, political, and cultural issues that make up today's diverse Asian American community. You can think of Asian-Nation as an online version of Asian Americans 101."


Hyperallergic Website

"Hyperallergic is a forum for serious, playful and radical thinking about art in the world today. Founded in 2009, Hyperallergic is headquartered in Brooklyn, New York.
Hyperallergic also publishes a Weekend edition edited by a collective of leading writers and journalists."


Asian American Life Television

"Asian American Life is an in-depth news magazine program that addresses topical issues affecting the Asian American communities nationwide and profiles Asian American leaders."


NEH Summer Programs

“The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is an independent federal agency created in 1965. NEH serves and strengthens our republic by promoting excellence in the humanities and conveying the lessons of history to all Americans. The Endowment accomplishes this mission by awarding grants for top-rated proposals examined by panels of independent, external reviewers.”


Chinese Historical Society of America

“The Chinese Historical Society of America Museum is the oldest organization in the country dedicated to the interpretation, promotion, and preservation of the social, cultural and political history and contributions of the Chinese in America.”


Consortium for Southeast Asian Studies Asia

“This consortium aims to foster exchanges and deepen collaboration among scholars and students of Southeast Asia based in the region and beyond.”


The Southeast Asia Digital Library

“The Southeast Asia Digital Library (SEADL) exists to provide educators and their students, as well as scholars and members of the general public, with a wide variety of materials published or produced in Southeast Asia. “


Asians Doing Everything

"Asians Doing Everything recognizes and celebrates the work being done by Asians and Pacific Islanders around the world. This blog seeks to uncover how we operate as striking, multifaceted, and global movers and shakers within our communities and economies."


Book Resources

Chinese Cubans

Chinese Cubans: A Transnational History
by Kathleen López.

Chinese Cubans shows how Chinese migration, intermarriage, and assimilation are central to Cuban history and national identity during a key period of transition from slave to wage labor and from colony to nation. 

Coolie Woman

Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture
by Gaiutra Baharur

This is a compelling account of the South Asian diaspora in Latin America and traces the paths of indenture of so many South Asian women.

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