Asian American and Asian Pacific American Studies

These links are designed to assist instructors in their teaching and learning by providing AA/APA teaching resources, population statistics, online directories, and news and current events.


ASIAN AMERICANS

Teaching Guides

Edith Wen-Chu Chen and Glenn Omatsu, eds. Teaching about Asian Pacific Americans. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2006.

Hirabayahi, Lane Ryo. Teaching Asian America: Diversity & the Problem of Community. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 1993.

Deborah Wei and Rachel Kamel, eds. Resistance in Paradise: Rethinking 100 Years of U.S. Involvement in the Caribbean and the Pacific. Philadelphia: American Friends Service Committee in cooperation with Office of Curriculum Support, School District of Philadelphia, 1998.

Population Statistics

The Asian Population: 2000. Census 2000 Brief.
http://www.census.gov/prod/2002pubs/c2kbr01-16.pdf

The Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Population: 2000. Census 2000 Brief.
http://www.census.gov/prod/2001pubs/c2kbr01-14.pdf

Online Directories

Asian American Studies” Subject Guide., University of California Irvine Libraries.
http://libguides.lib.uci.edu/asian_american

Comprehensive annotated listing of print and online resources.

Yale University Guide to Asian American Studies.
http://guides.library.yale.edu/content.php?pid=110014&search_terms=Asian-american

Asian Pacific Americans on Voice of the Shuttle
http://vos.ucsb.edu/browse.asp?id=2721#id287

Includes links to syllabi, and to online resources on specific Asian and Southeast Asian ethnic groups

News, Current Events, and Culture

AsianWeek: The Voice of Asian America.
http://www.asianweek.com

Asian American Village, in IMDiversity.com
http://www.imdiversity.com/villages/asian/village_asian_american.asp

Asia Pacific Arts Magazine. A project of the UCLA Asia Institute.
http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/

UCLA Asian American Studies Center
http://www.aasc.ucla.edu/

PACIFIC ISLANDER AMERICANS

Paul Spickard, Joanne Rondilla, and Debbie Hippolite Wright, eds. Pacific Diaspora: Island Peoples in the United States and Across the Pacific. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2002.

Teaching Resources

Pacific Studies Initiation: Syllabus and Bibliography Collection.
http://www.hawaii.edu/cpis/psi/index.html

A joint project of the University of Hawai’i Center for Pacific Islands Studies and the East-West Center Pacific Islands Development Program.

Population Statistics

The Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Population: 2000. Census 2000 Brief.
http://www.census.gov/prod/2001pubs/c2kbr01-14.pdf

Kurt Metzger, Asian Pacific American Demographics in Michigan, 2005. PowerPoint presentation to the Governor’s Advisory Council on Asian Pacific American Affairs.
http://www.michigan.gov/documents/ACAPAA-Metzger-Presentation_140435_7.pdf

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