List of Resources for OAH Statement on Anti-Asian Attacks

Congressional Testimony

Erika Lee, University of Minnesota; OAH Vice President
Hearing on Discrimination and Violence against Asian Americans, US House of Representatives Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties. March 18, 2021.

Lee Statement:

OAH Members in the Media

Ellen Wu, Indiana University, and Catherine Ceniza Choy, University of California, Berkeley
Quoted in Kimmy Yang, “Racism, Sexism Must Be Considered in Atlanta Case Involving Killing of Siz Asian Women, Experts Say.” NBC News, March 17, 2021.

Melissa Borja, University of Michigan
Quoted in Danielle Cohen, “Anti-Asian Violence Is Consistently Directed at Women.” GQ, March 18, 2021.

Kevin Kruse, Princeton University
“The Atlanta Shootings, Vincent Chin and America’s History of Anti-Asian Racism.”, March 18, 2021.

Beth Lew Williams, Princeton University
“The Deep History of Anti-Asian Violence in the U.S.” WNYC, “The Takeaway,” March 18, 2021.

Erika Lee, University of Minnesota and Jason Chang, University of Connecticut
“The Legacy of Anti-Asian Violence—and Its Erasure—in America.” WNYC, “On the Media,” March 19, 2021.

Process: A Blog for American History

Stephanie Hinnershitz, Cleveland State University
"Building 'Christian Fellowship': Asian American Student Activism on the West Coast," April 24, 2019

Heather Lee, New York University
"History of Chinese Restaurants in America," March 3, 2015

Amy Sueyoshi, San Francisco State University
"The Baker Street Vice Ring and the Birth of Asian American Homo," October 31, 2017

Maria Cristina Garcia, Cornell; Alan Kraut, American University; Jana Lipman, Tulane University; and Carl Bon Tempo, State University of New York at Albany
"Historians Put Immigration Executive Order in Historical Context," February 16, 2017

Journal of American History

(Open to members/subscribers)

"Chinese Gold Miners and the “Chinese Question” in Nineteenth-Century California and Victoria"
By Mae M. Ngai
Journal of American History, Volume 101, Issue 4, March 2015, pages 1082–1105

"Enforcing the Borders: Chinese Exclusion along the U.S. Borders with Canada and Mexico, 1882–1924"
By Erika Lee
Journal of American History, Volume 89, Issue 1, June 2002, pages 54–86

"The Politics of Transnational History Making: Japanese Immigrants on the Western “Frontier,” 1927–1941"
By Eiichiro Azuma
Journal of American History, Volume 89, Issue 4, March 2003, pages 1401–1430

“'Chinamen' and 'Delinquent Girls': Intimacy, Exclusion, and a Search for California's Color Line”
By Beth Lew-Williams
Journal of American History, Volume 104, Issue 3, December 2017, pages 632–655

"Resilient History and the Rebuilding of a Community: The Vietnamese American Community in New Orleans East"
By Karen J. Leong, Christopher A. Airriess, Wei Li, Angela Chia-Chen Chen, and Verna M. Keith
Journal of American History, Volume 94, Issue 3, December 2007, pages 770–779

"Circulating Race and Empire: Transnational Labor Activism and the Politics of Anti-Asian Agitation in the Anglo-American Pacific World, 1880–1910"
By Kornel Chang
Journal of American History, Volume 96, Issue 3, December 2009, pages 678–701

National Park Service/OAH Cooperative Projects

"The Sands of Manzanar: Japanese American Confinement, Public Memory, and the National Park Service"
By Theodore Catton and Diane L. Krahe
Manzanar National Historic Site Administrative History, 2018

"Finding a Path Forward: Asian American Pacific Islander National Historic Landmarks Theme Study"
Edited by Franklin Odo
AAPI National Historic Landmarks Theme Study, 2017

2021 Virtual Conference Session

"A Hundred Years of Immigration Quotas: The 1921 Emergency Quota Act and U.S. Immigration Policy"
A Roundtable Discussion, Friday, April 16, 2021