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Asian Studies: Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (formerly Asian Pacific American Heritage Month), a celebration of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States. The month of May was chosen to commemorate the immigration of the first Japanese person to the United States on May 7, 1843, and to mark the anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad on May 10, 1869, where the majority of the workers were Chinese immigrants. From 

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Engage in AAPIHM at Geneseo

Cultural Clubs at Geneseo 

You do not need to share the social identity to belong to these cultural clubs. 

  • Chinese Culture Club at Geneseo 
  • Filipinx Student Union 
  • Geneseo Japanese Culture Club 
  • Geneseo Muslim Students & Friends Association
  • Geneseo Shakti
  • Himalayan Student Association
  • Korean American Student Association

Fraser Hall Library's APAHM Cultural Collection

Check out books, videos, and other materials from Fraser Hall Library. 

Declare an Asian Studies Minor!

Contact Becky Leathersich if you're interested in pursuing the interdisciplinary minor. 

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