The Mercer University Libraries celebrates Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month on behalf of our students, faculty, and staff who are a part of this diverse community. During May, check out the following films, books, and web resources.
These dramas and documentaries are a part of the Asian American and Pacific Islander film collection in Kanopy, which can be accessed through the Mercer University Libraries.
- Eat with Me
- Dim Sum: A Little Bit of Heart
- To You Sweetheart, Aloha
- To Be Takei: A Star’s Trek to Life, Liberty, and Love
- The Grace Lee Project: Deconstructing and Asian American Stereotype
- Meet the Patels
- Fumiko Hayashida: The Woman Behind the Symbol: An Iconic Photo of a Japanese Internee
- Bad Rap: The Lives and Careers of Four Asian-American Rappers
- A Lot Like You: Exploring Multiracial Identity
- Come as You Are
Browse a few of these fiction and non-fiction books available through the libraries.
- Our Voices, Our Histories: Asian American and Pacific Islander Women by Gail M. Nomura and Shirley Hune
- Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in Congress, 1900-2017 by Albin Kowalewski
- The Routledge Companion to Asian American and Pacific Islander Literature by Rachel Lee
- Asian American Art: A History, 1850-1970 by Gordon Chang, Mark Dean Johnson, Paul Karlstrom, and Sharon Spain
- A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
- And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
- The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
To learn more about AANHPI Heritage Month, visit these websites.