Africana, Asian American, Chicano, & Native American Studies Center

The Africana, Asian American, Chicano, & Native American Studies Center is made up of four collections located on the fifth floor of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library. These collections — Africana, Asian AmericanChicano, and Native American Studies — support academic programs and classes at SJSU, and each collection is supported by its respective Resource Center Advisory Committee. In addition, the Center houses a Comparative Ethnic Studies and Reference collections. 

The intent of these collections is to accomplish the following:

  • To create a nurturing academic support center for students.
  • To encourage the development of information literacy skills to help students become lifelong learners who can access, evaluate, and effectively use all library resources.
  • To foster in students a deeper understanding of and pride in their respective cultures and an appreciation and understanding of other cultures.
  • To give all SJSU students a greater appreciation and understanding of the history and culture of the Africana, Asian American, Chicano, and Native American communities.
  • To provide a collection of comparative multicultural resources to facilitate research between cultures.
  • To work collaboratively with their respective communities in San José to create programming and fundraising opportunities.

 

New Books

Axis Mundo : queer networks in Chicano L.A.
Publisher: DelMonico Books-Prestel; ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries
Publication Date: 2017
At home with the Aztecs : an archaeologist uncovers their daily life
Author: Smith, Michael Ernest, 1953- author.
Publisher: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group
Publication Date: 2016
Artifacts of the Battle of Little Big Horn : Custer, the 7th Cavalry & the Lakota and Cheyenne warriors
Author: Hutchison, Will, author.
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Publication Date: 2016
Art for an undivided earth : the American Indian Movement generation
Author: Horton, Jessica L., author.
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication Date: 2017
Apache adaptation to Hispanic rule
Author: Babcock, Matthew, author.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 2016
Anchor babies and the challenge of birthright citizenship
Author: Chavez, Leo R. author. (Leo Ralph),
Publisher: Stanford Briefs an imprint of Stanford University Press
Publication Date: 2017
An intimate wilderness : Arctic voices in a land of vast horizons
Author: Hallendy, Norman, author.
Publisher: Greystone Books
Publication Date: 2016
American Indian politics and the American political system
Author: Wilkins, David E. 1954- author. (David Eugene),
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Publication Date: 2018
Along the Journey River : a mystery
Author: LaFavor, Carole, 1948- author.
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication Date: 2017
Afro-Latin@ experience in contemporary American literature and culture : engaging blackness
Author: Richardson, Jill Toliver, author.
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication Date: 2016
Advancing health equity for Native American youth : workshop summary
Author: Anderson, Karen M., rapporteur.
Publisher: National Academies Press
Publication Date: 2016
Adapting gender : Mexican feminisms from literature to film
Author: Luna, Ilana Dann, 1978- author.
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication Date: 2018
AGUIA TEXTIL DE LOS ALTOS DE CHIAPAS / A TEXTILE GUIDE TO THE HIGHLANDS OF CHIAPAS.
Author: MORRIS, WALTER F., JR
Publisher: THRUMS LLC
Publication Date: 2012
A good time for the truth : race in Minnesota
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press
Publication Date: 2016
"White" washing American education : the new culture wars in ethnic studies
Publisher: Praeger an imprint of ABC-CLIO LLC
Publication Date: 2016
BLACK NATIONALISM IN AMERICAN HISTORY: FROM THE NINETEENTH CENTURY TO THE MILLION MAN MARCH.
Author: NEWMAN, MARK
Publisher: EDINBURGH UNIV PRESS
Publication Date: 2018
BLACK MASCULINITY AND THE CINEMA OF POLICING.
Author: SEXTON, JARED
Publisher: PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
Publication Date: 2017
BEYOND THESE WALLS: RETHINKING CRIME AND PUNISHMENT IN THE UNITED STATES.
Author: PLATT, TONY
Publisher: ST MARTIN'S PRESS
Publication Date: 2018
Asian American parenting : family process and intervention
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: 2017
Algorithms of oppression : how search engines reinforce racism
Author: Noble, Safiya Umoja, author.
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication Date: 2018
African American women with incarcerated mates : the psychological and social impacts of mass imprisonment
Author: Hart-Johnson, Avon, 1958- author.
Publisher: McFarland & Company Inc Publishers
Publication Date: 2017
ASIANFAIL: NARRATIVES OF DISENCHANTMENT AND THE MODEL MINORITY.
Author: TY, ELEANOR
Publisher: UNIV OF ILLINOIS PRESS
Publication Date: 2017
A search for belonging : the Mexican cinema of Luis Buñuel
Author: Ripley, Mark, author.
Publisher: Columbia University Press; Wallflower Press
Publication Date: 2017