Why Asian American History Matters

To have a sound education in U.S. history, one must possess knowledge about the history of Asian Americans.

Lecture Description

This lecture addresses in broad strokes and through illustrative examples why Asian American history is a vital component of U.S. history. It will address especially timely debates over ethnic studies and ongoing efforts to implement Asian American history curricula into K-12 education, understanding these efforts against the backdrop of rising anti-Asian sentiment and violence.


Asian American Teaching

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