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Asian Studies is an interdisciplinary program with a curriculum drawn from courses in the university's various colleges. The program is designed to provide students with a broad understanding of the complexities of the Asian region. It serves as an integral element in support of CWU's goals of internationalizing the curriculum, emphasizing area studies programs, and providing provocative learning experiences that prepare students for contemporary life in a changing world. Through the collaborative support of the university's colleges and the Office of International Studies and Programs, students benefit from a challenging program of study.
As part of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage month, the CWU Libraries partnered with the Asian Studies Department and the CWU EthicsLab to create a series of events reflecting on the themes of APPI history, identity, experiences, and anti-APPI racism in the United States.
CWU Libraries has also prepared this reading guide with suggested reading, listening, and watching for cultivating greater awareness about AAPI identity and experiences, as well as ending racism against Asian Americans in the United States. Inside you'll find recommendations library holdings like novels, poetry, comics, academic books) and related podcasts on the AAPI diaspora. In the Brooks Library in the second floor Student Commons you will find a physical display of books on this topic.
Sponsored by the CWU Asian Studies Program, Department of English, EthicsLab, Department of History, CWU Libraries, Humanities Washington and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
As people of all backgrounds reckon with complex legacies of race, power, culture, and identity and ask themselves, “Where do I stand?” Self Evident presents reported stories and radically open conversations from the everyday Asian Americans who have been confronting this question for generations. Our mission is to empower local communities to share stories and build relationships around the value of self-representation.
A show about slices of distinctly Asian American culture and history.