Asian American and Pacific Islander History
Precedents for a Pandemic
Seth Archer | May 26, 2020Epidemics have reshaped Native societies and cultures over the last five centuries.
AHA Member Spotlight: Madeline Hsu
Matthew Keough | Jun 18, 2019Madeline Hsu is a professor of history and Asian American studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She lives...
AHA Member Spotlight: Barbara M. Posadas
Matthew Keough | May 1, 2019Barbara M. Posadas is CLAS Distinguished Professor of History emerita at Northern Illinois University.
Kritika Agarwal | Jul 23, 2018Stripping naturalized immigrants of their citizenship wasn’t Trump’s idea.
The Rise and Fall of DC’s Chinatown
Shaobin Zheng | Dec 29, 2017Even though only 300 Chinese Americans remain in DC's Chinatown, the neighborhood attests to the community's vibrant history in the city, writes Shaobin Zheng.
AHA Member Spotlight: Naoko Wake
Matthew Keough | Aug 1, 2017Naoko Wake is an associate professor of American history at Michigan State University. She lives in East Lansing, Michigan, and...
Denver’s Asian Americans
William Wei | Nov 17, 2016By William WeiAn Asian American attorney contacted me recently to ask whether I knew that Denver once had a Chinatown....
Seoul Custody: A Discovery in LA’s Old Koreatown Sets Off a Dispute
Kritika Agarwal and Sang June Oh | Oct 17, 2016In 2003, Los Angeles contractors renovating a modest, one-story white building—the former headquarte...
Can the South Asian Academic Speak from Abroad? Colonialism and Anticolonialism in Modi’s America
Priya Satia | Jan 1, 2016Today’s India produces news of peaceful protesters killed, mob lynchings of Indians suspected of vio...
The NHC’s Latest Congressional Briefing: On Immigrant Entrepreneurship
Dane Kennedy | Sep 15, 2014At the National History Center’s latest Congressional Briefing, held last Friday, September 12, scholars offered a fresh perspective on one...