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MC: Multicultural Center & Resources

This guide promotes the Multicultural Center, related resources and national heritage months. This guide is created/maintained by the Sociology Librarian,
Asian Pacific Heritage Month on MC library guide:

Asian Pacific Heritage Month (May)
Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month is a month to celebrate the contributions Asian/Pacific Americans have made to American history, society and culture
  • May 2021 resources emphasized will be available online or in streaming format for off campus access.

The design has a dark teal-green colored background with the title "Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month" typed over it in white. The text has a layer of light gold drop shadow beneath it. In the background beneath the teal-green color is a photograph of the Pamir Mountains in Central Asia.
The External Relations graphic includes alt-text. It features Pamir Mountains with the words Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Examples of specific library collection resources are listed on this guide.
Subject Headings in the Library Catalog to Browse (Examples only):
Asian Americans > Social conditions   |  Asian Americans > Race identity | Asian Americans > Education
Model minority stereotype > United States  | Asian Americans in popular culture
Asian Americans in literature |
American literature > Asian American authors > History and criticism

Pacific Island literature > History and criticism
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E-books Online (Books online and freely accessible with your UNT EUID & Password)

TITLE        The displaced : refugee writers on refugee lives / edited by Viet
               Thanh Nguyen.
IMPRINT      New York : Abrams Press, 2018.
IMPRINT      ©2018.
CALL #       E-Book ONLINE 
Special Note: Publication by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Sympathizer
AUTHOR       Chu, Patricia P., author.
TITLE        Where I have never been : migration, melancholia, and memory in 
               Asian American narratives of return / Patricia P. Chu.
IMPRINT      Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2019.
CALL #       E-Book ONLINE

TITLE        Voices of Asian Americans in higher education : unheard stories /
               edited by Festus E. Obiakor, Ying Hui-Michael.
IMPRINT      Charlotte, NC : Information Age Publishing, Inc., [2019]
CALL #       E-Book ONLINE 
"Voices of Asian Americans in Higher Education: Unheard Voices is a unique and historical book. 
Asian Americans are often portrayed as "model minority", yet their personal and educational
experiences are often unheard. In this book, 10 Asian American higher education educators and 
scholars presented their realistic pictures in American higher education by through their 
personal narratives...
AUTHOR       Kondo, Dorinne K., author.
TITLE        Worldmaking : race, performance, and the work of creativity / 
               Dorinne Kondo.
IMPRINT      Durham : Duke University Press, 2018.
CALL #      E-Book ONLINE
AUTHOR       Doan, Duy, author.
TITLE        We Play a Game. / Duy Doan.
IMPRINT      [New Haven, Conn.] : Yale University Press, 2018.
CALL #       E-Book ONLINE
AUTHOR       Sohn, Stephen Hong, author.
TITLE        Inscrutable belongings : queer Asian North American fiction / 
               Stephen Hong Sohn.
IMPRINT      Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2018]
CALL #       E-Book ONLINE
AUTHOR       Odabas, Janna, 1984- author.
TITLE        The ghosts within : literary imaginations of Asian America / 
               Janna Odabas.
IMPRINT      Bielefeld : Transcript, [2018].
CALL #       E-Book ONLINE
TITLE        Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in Congress, 1900-2017 / 
              United States House of Representatives.
IMPRINT      Washington, DC : U.S. Government Publishing Office, 2017.
CALL #       Y 1.1/7:108-226. GOV ONLINE
AUTHOR       Battle, Juan, 1968- author.
TITLE        An examination of Asian and Pacific Islander LGBT populations 
               across the United States : intersections of race and
               sexuality / Juan Battle, Antonio (Jay) Pastrana, Jr., Angelique
IMPRINT      New York, NY, U.S.A. : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017]
CALL #       HQ73.3.U6 B373 2017eb. ONLINE

TITLE        Asian American literature and the environment / edited by Lorna 
               Fitzsimmons, Youngsuk Chae, and Bella Adams.
IMPRINT      New York : Routledge, 2015.
CALL #      E-Book ONLINE

AUTHOR       Zhou, Xiaojing, 1952-
TITLE        Cities of Others : reimagining urban spaces in Asian American 
               literature / Xiaojing Zhou.
IMPRINT      Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2014]
CALL #       E-Book ONLINE
AUTHOR       Duncan, Patti, 1970-
TITLE        Tell this silence [electronic resource] : Asian American women 
               writers and the politics of speech / by Patti Duncan.
IMPRINT      Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, c2004.
CALL #       E-Book ONLINE
TITLE     Crossing oceans : reconfiguring American literary studies in the 
               Pacific Rim / edited by Noelle Brada-Williams and Karen Chow.
IMPRINT    Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press ; London : Eurospan, 2003.
CALL #     E-Book ONLINE
AUTHOR       Bow, Leslie, 1962-
TITLE        Betrayal and other acts of subversion [electronic resource] : 
               feminism, sexual politics, Asian American women's literature / 
               Leslie Bow.
IMPRINT      Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2001.
CALL #       E-Book ONLINE
TITLE        The Asian Pacific American heritage [electronic resource] : a 
               companion to literature and arts / George J. Leonard, editor.
IMPRINT      New York : Garland Pub., 1999.
CALL #       E-Book ONLINE
AUTHOR       Ma, Sheng-mei.
TITLE        Immigrant subjectivities in Asian American and Asian diaspora 
               literatures [electronic resource] / Sheng-mei Ma.
IMPRINT      Albany : State University of New York Press, c1998.
CALL #       E-Book ONLINE

TITLE Intersecting realities : race, identity, and culture in the spiritual-moral life
 of young Asian Americans / edited by Hak Joon Lee ; foreword by Ken Fong. 
IMPRINT Eugene, Oregon : Cascade Books, [2018] CALL # E-Book ONLINE
AUTHOR Canniff, Julie G. TITLE Cambodian refugees' pathways to success [electronic resource]:
 developing a bi-cultural identity /
Julie G. Canniff. IMPRINT New York : LFB Scholarly Pub. LLC, 2001. 
TITLE Asian diasporas : cultures, identities, representations / 
edited by Robbie B.H. Goh and Shawn Wong. 
IMPRINT Hong Kong : Honk Kong University Press, ©2004. 


TITLE        Asian American sexualities : dimensions of the gay and lesbian 
               experience / edited by Russell Leong.
IMPRINT      New York : Routledge, ©1996.
CALL #       HQ76.2.U5 A75 1996eb. ONLINE
AUTHOR Han, C. Winter, author. 
TITLE Geisha of a different kind : race and sexuality in gaysian America / C. Winter Han. 
IMPRINT New York : New York University Press, [2015] 
CALL # HQ76.2.U5 H337 2015eb. ONLINE


TITLE        Unbroken thread [electronic resource] : an anthology of plays by 
               Asian American women / edited by Roberta Uno.
IMPRINT      Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c1993.
CALL #       E-Book ONLINE

Race/ethnicity - stereotypes 

TITLE        Modern societal impacts of the model minority stereotype / 
               Nicholas Daniel Hartlep, editor.
IMPRINT      Hershey, Pennsylvania (701 E. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, Pa., 
               17033, USA) : IGI Global, [2015]
CALL #       E-Book ONLINE
AUTHOR       Dhingra, Pawan.
TITLE        Asian america [electronic resource] : sociological and 
               interdisciplinary perspectives / Pawan Dhingra and Robyn 
               Magalit Roiguez.
IMPRINT      [S.l.] : Polity Press, 2014.
CALL #      E-Book ONLINE
TITLE        Eating Asian America : a food studies reader / edited by Robert 
               Ji-Song Ku, Martin F. Manalansan IV, and Anita Mannur.
IMPRINT      New York : New York University Press, [2013]
CALL #       E-Book ONLINE
AUTHOR       Lien, Pei-te, 1957-
TITLE        The politics of Asian Americans [electronic resource] : diversity
               and community / Pei-te Lien, M. Margaret Conway, and Janelle 
IMPRINT      New York : Routledge, 2004.
CALL #      E-Book ONLINE

Food/Food Studies 

TITLE        The Routledge handbook of Asian American studies / edited by 
               Cindy I-Fen Cheng.
IMPRINT      New York, NY : Routledge, 2017.
IMPRINT      ©2017.
CALL #       E-Book ONLINE

ART: Hollywood/Fashion/Image

TITLE        Celebrity in China / edited by Louise Edwards and Elaine
IMPRINT      Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, ©2010.
CALL #       E-Book ONLINE
AUTHOR       Metzger, Sean, 1973-
TITLE        Chinese looks : fashion, performance, race / Sean Metzger.
IMPRINT      Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, [2014]
CALL #       E-Book ONLINE
             Subject: Lee, Bruce, 1940-1973
AUTHOR       Bowman, Paul, 1971-
TITLE        Beyond Bruce Lee [electronic resource] : chasing the dragon 
               through film, philosophy and popular culture / Paul Bowman.
IMPRINT      London ; New York : Walflower Press, c2013.
CALL #       E-Book ONLINE 
AUTHOR       Shafik, Viola, 1961-
TITLE        Arab cinema : history and cultural identity /Viola Shafik. :
IMPRINT      Cairo, Egypt ; New York, NY : American University in Cairo Press,             
CALL #       PN1993.5.A65 S53 2007eb.
Print version: Arab cinema: history and cultural identity English : PN1993.5.A65 S4613 1998

Family Studies / Parenting

TITLE Asian American parenting : family process and intervention / 
Yoonsun Choi, Hyeouk Chris Hahm, editors. 
IMPRINT Cham, Switzerland : Springer Verlag, [2017]


TITLE        Asian American athletes in sport and society / edited by C. 
               Richard King.
IMPRINT      New York : Routledge, 2015.
CALL #      E-Book ONLINE

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