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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

Pimp state : sex, money and the future of equality
Author: Banyard, Kat, 1982- author.
Publisher: Faber & Faber Limited
Publication Date: 2016
Queer and trans artists of color : volume two
Publisher: Biyuti Publishing
Publication Date: 2016
Kindred : a graphic novel adaptation
Author: Duffy, Damian, author, artist.
Publisher: Abrams Comicarts
Publication Date: 2017
Encyclopedia of black comics
Author: Howard, Sheena C., author.
Publisher: Fulcrum Publishing
Publication Date: 2017
Encounters
Author: Luk, Karen, author, artist.
Publisher: Paper Dragon Press
Publication Date: 2011
Chicana movidas : new narratives of activism and feminism in the movement era
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication Date: 2018
Bangkok modern : the transformation of Bangkok with Singapore and Batavia as models (1861-1897)
Author: Udomporn Teeraviriyakul, author.
Publisher: Institute of Asian Studies Chulalongkorn University
Publication Date: 2014
Undertone.
Publisher: Undertone Collective
Publication Date: 2018-
Kinship
Author: Luk, Karen, author, artist.
Publisher: Paper Dragon Press
Publication Date: 2017