Asian American and Pacific Islander History

  • Grant of the Week: SHEAR DEI Research Fellowship

    Perspectives Daily

    Alana Venable | Jan 28, 2022

    The Society for Historians of the Early American Republic is now accepting applications for the 2022–23 Fellowship program.  
  • Disastrous Displacements

    Annual Meeting

    Marguerite Nguyen | Oct 21, 2021

    From North Vietnam to South Vietnam to Louisiana, Vietnamese in New Orleans have been faced with repeated displacements—which continued due to environmental disasters.
  • A Farewell to the Model Minority Myth

    Current Events in Historical Context, Perspectives Daily

    Shuko Tamao | May 6, 2021

    In the wake of recent violence, historian Shuko Tamao reflects on how racism against Asian American and Pacific Islanders impacts students and faculty in academia.
  • Statement on Violence against Asians and Asian Americans

    From the Association

    AHA Staff | Apr 28, 2021

    On March 22, 2021, the AHA Council approved this statement.

Most Recent

  • Judy Yung (1946–2020)

    Madeline Y. Hsu | Mar 31, 2021

    Judy Yung, social historian of Chinese Americans, died on December 14, 2020.
  • Records Retention

    Sarah Jones Weicksel | Mar 23, 2021

    A lawsuit to prevent the sale of the National Archives at Seattle facility uncovered the many ways the community engages with their collections.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Stephanie Fajardo

    Matthew Keough | Dec 4, 2020

    Stephanie Fajardo is a postdoctoral fellow at the Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies, University of Michigan. She lives in Ann...
  • Precedents for a Pandemic

    Seth Archer | May 26, 2020

    Epidemics have reshaped Native societies and cultures over the last five centuries.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Madeline Hsu

    Matthew Keough | Jun 18, 2019

    Madeline Hsu is a professor of history and Asian American studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She lives...

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