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Understanding Difference

Suggested resources to help you see the world from perspectives different from your own and "bring... you into conversation with people different from those with whom you normally associate.”

The Asian American Experience


Afterland: Poems  (Mai Der Vang)  PS3622 .A64 A6 2017  Amazon   [Twentieth-first century South Asian Poet]

American Born Chinese  (Gene Luen Yang)  PZ7 .K678337 Am 2006  Amazon

Care Package     [Smithsonian Asian Pacific American CenterPoems, meditations, films, and other cultural nutrients for times like this.

Chinese History in Yosemite   [NPR]  Duration: 7:32 

Crying in H Mart: A Memoir (Michelle Zauner)  ML420 .Z3913 A3 2021   Amazon

Driveways      IMDb  Duration: 1h:23  Amazon Prime   Peacock

The Farewell  IMDb  Swank Streaming Film Database (Access Online)

Found   IMDb  Netflix  Duration: 1h:38  

If They Come for Us: Poems   (Fatimah Asghar)  PS3601 .S48 A6 2018  Amazon  [South Asian American poet]

Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation  (Derald Wing Sue)    BF575 .A3 S88 2010

Midnight Diner: Tokyo Stories [Netflix series; two seasons]   

Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning (Cathy Park Hong)   E184 .O6 H64 2020  Read Online   Amazon

My Heart of Rice: A Poetic Filipino American Experience (Ashley C. Lanuza)     Amazon

The Namesake    Online Access  Amazon Prime   Duration: 2 hours: 2 minutes  [An Indian immigrant family learns to revere tradition while accepting American ideas.]

Our Voices, Our Histories: Asian American and Pacific Islander Women (Shirley Hune and Gail M. Nomura, editors)  E184 .A75 H895 2020  Amazon

Saving Face  IMDb   Access Online   Duration:  1h:31

The Story behind Asian Pacific American Heritage, and Why It's Celebrated in May  [NPR]

Whale Rider    VIDEO .DVD03677   Duration: 1h:41         IMDb    Amazon Prime   Netflix Rental

What I Learned Eating at 8,000 Chinese Restaurants  (Zhaoyin Feng)

Why Didn't You Tell Me?: A Memoir (Carmen Rita Wong)  Amazon