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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at SJR State

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and is defined by the Law Library of Congress as "a month to celebrate and pay tribute to the contributions generations of Asian/Pacific Americans have made to American history, society and culture." For legislation, Presidential Proclamations, and Executive Orders pertaining to this commemoration, visit the Law Library of Congress' Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: A Commemorative Observances Legal Research Guide.


Now Streaming: Minari

Minari"A Korean-American family moves to an Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream. Amidst the challenges of this new life in the strange and rugged Ozarks, they find the undeniable resilience of family and what really makes a home."

Rated PG-13

1 hour 55 minutes

Current SJR State students and employees can stream this film for free anytime on the Swank platform.

Online Resources

Asian Pacific American Heritage in the Collections of the Smithsonian

Asian American Portraits of Encounter  This exhibition displays the diversity of contemporary Asian American identity through the groundbreaking work of seven visual artists.

Resources & Ways to Support Asian-American and Pacific Islander Communities

Asian/Pacific American Poetry poems curated by includes text, audio readings, and videos