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Recommended Reading: Current Month: Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month
Highline College's librarians recommend materials from the library collection on a wide variety of topics.
The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America’s history and are instrumental in its future success
Our Smithsonian collections include a variety of objects that represent notable Asian American and Pacific Islander women. Here are nine photos, songs, videos and other objects that highlight 12 women to know.
Online comic book by Nguyên Khôi Nguyễn. "After months of sheltering in place, a Baltimore couple hits the road to rescue mom in Florida and harvest the family mangos before returning north." (from description)
"In interviews with historians, descendants, and recent immigrants, this powerful eight-part Bill Moyers series explores these questions through dramatic encounters of the Chinese in America. Includes Gold Mountain Dreams, Between Two Worlds, and No Turning Back—plus “personal journey” extended interviews with author Gish Jen, Nobel prize-winning physicist Samuel Ting, AIDS researcher David Ho, business executive Shirley Young, and artist and architect Maya Lin, through which the larger themes of the Chinese experience are made movingly personal. 6 hours total."
"This award-winning documentary explores portrayals of Asian men in American cinema, chronicling the experience of actors who have struggled against Hollywood’s ethnic stereotyping and discriminatory practices..." (from description)
"A documentary by an Asian guy about Asian guys and the stigma they often face. Yellow is a documentary about the Asian male phenomena perceived in the media and gay culture and how it reflects from their childhood." (from description)
"Celeste Ng, author of Little Fires Everywhere, and Maxine Hong Kingston, author of The Woman Warrior, join Jeffrey Brown to answer reader questions about our August pick for the NewsHour-New York Times book club, Now Read This."