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Asian American Studies: Home

This is a resource guide of interdisciplinary resources for Asian American Studies at Northeastern University.

Asian American Studies

Asian American Studies is part of the Asian Studies Program in the Department of Cultures, Societies and Global Studies

  • Asian American Center -- includes links to Student Groups, Activities and Student Resources
  • Faculty List by Regional Specialty (scroll down for Asian American)
  • Check Asian Studies Program course listings to see Asian American class offerings and descriptions for required courses
    DATABASE TRIAL -- Rafu Shimpo Digital Archives (East View)
    The Rafu Shimpo (羅府新報, L.A. Japanese Daily News) is the longest running Japanese American newspaper in the United States. Bilingual in Japanese and English. The trial will end on September 24th, 2022.  Please take the time to let us know your thoughts on this resource by taking this short survey.

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Key Resources

Welcome!  For additional options, visit our comprehensive list of resources or consult a Subject Librarian or discipline-specific Subject Guide. See suggested Related Subject Guides box on the left.

Selected Open Access (OA) Resources

Your Librarian

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Christine Oka
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Streaming Video Collections

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Academic Video Online (AVON) offers videos of interest to a broad range of disciplines. A search for "Asian American" retrieves over 2200 videos!

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Kanopy provides a broad range of documentaries across the disciplines.  See especially the Global Studies, and Social Sciences areas. Search Asian American for  documentaries and feature films in the collection.

Watch complete videos or create playlists and clips in both Kanopy and AVON.

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Docuseek provides a number of documentaries of interest to International Affairs students, including materials on conflicts, countries, regions, and cultures.For a precise search, use quote marks to find film about "Asian Americans".

NOTE: These subscription media collections require MyNortheastern credentials for access.

Open Access Media Collections

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Visit the collection of the Watase Media Arts Center at JANM