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Celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, celebrated every year in May, is a time to recognize the historical and cultural contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans. In recognition of the lasting and rich contributions of Americans who have origins in Asia and the Pacific Islands,  JHU Press has curated a reading list from a variety of our scholarly journals. All of the articles have been made freely available through the month of May.
"Towards a New Oceania": On Contemporary Pacific Islander Poetry Networks
Craig Santos Perez 
College Literature, Volume 47, Number 1, Winter 2020

From Marginalized to Validated: An In-depth Case Study of an Asian American, Native American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution
Thai-Huy Nguyen, Mike Hoa Nguyen, Bach Mai Dolly Nguyen, Marybeth Gasman, Clifton Conrad
The Review of Higher Education, Volume 41, Number 3, Spring 2018

"Halmoni" and "Paternal Grandmother"
Monica Heilman
Journal of Asian American Studies, Volume 23, Number 3, October 2020

Meaning-Making About Becoming a Minority Serving Institution: A Case Study of Asian-American Serving Community Colleges
Cynthia M. Alcantar, Loni Bordoloi Pazich, Robert T. Teranishi
The Review of Higher Education, Volume 42, Supplement 2019

Vital Humor: Extinction and Arts of Laughter in Hawai'i
Teresa Shewry
Configurations, Volume 27, Number 4, Fall 2019

Imperial Ocean: The Pacific as a Critical Site for American Studies
J. Kēhaulani Kauanui
American Quarterly, Volume 67, Number 3, September 2015

"I be home": Childhood Belonging and Un/becoming in Hawai'i
Carmen Nolte-Odhiambo
Children's Literature Association Quarterly, Volume 43, Number 4, Winter 2018

Professional Amateurs: Asian American Content Creators in YouTube’s Digital Economy
Leland Tabares
Journal of Asian American Studies, Volume 22, Number 3, October 2019
Theorizing Asian American Fiction
Stephen Hong Sohn, Paul Lai, Donald C. Goellnicht
MFS: Modern Fiction Studies, Volume 56, Number 1, Spring 2010

Asian American History and Racialized Compulsory Deviance
Judy Tzu-Chun Wu
Journal of Women's History, Volume 15, Number 3, Autumn 2003

Changing Faces: Recasting National Identity in All-Asian(-)American Dramas
Angela Chia-yi Pao
Theatre Journal, Volume 53, Number 3, October 2001

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