Asian American / Asian Research Institute (AAARI) - The City University of New York (CUNY)

The Asian American / Asian Research Institute (AAARI) was established on November 19, 2001, by The City University of New York (CUNY) Board of Trustees, in a resolution introduced by Chancellor Matthew Goldstein. The Institute is a university-wide scholarly research and resource center that focuses on policies and issues that affect Asians and Asian Americans. It covers four areas: Asian American Studies; East Asian Studies; South Asian Studies; and Trade & Technology Studies.

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A Team of Their Own How an International Sisterhood Made Olympic History

Two weeks before the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics, South Koreas womens hockey team was forced into a predicament that no president, ambassador or general had been able to resolve in the sixty-five years since the end of the Korean War. Against all odds, the group of young women were able to bring North and South Korea closer than ever before.



On a Mission: Following Faith in China for Family Clues

Using her Chinese grandparents as a case study, PolIy Shih Brandmeyer illustrates how personal accounts in missionary archives, have been a surprising resource for those interested in learning more about their ancestors lives in China.


 2019-08-07  39m

The Journey of Chinese-Americans with Peruvian/South American Roots

From 1849 to 1874, over 100,000 Chinese contract labors, called coolies, settled in Peru. Fabiana Chiu-Rinaldi has been researching her family connections to these early workers sent to the Americas. Her great grandfather voyaged from Nam Hoi, China to Peru and later Fabiana, her sisters and parents re-migrated to the U.S. Using gathered oral histories, family records and public sources, Fabiana Chiu-Rinaldi traces the story of her familys long migration...


 2019-08-07  29m

Tips for Conducting Chinese Genealogy Research in America

The many resources online and offline for genealogy research are a treasure trove for anyone looking for their family history. However, there are special strategies unique to searching for Chinese-American ancestors. Tony King is a 4th generation Chinese-American and seasoned genealogist who has traced his Chinese family back thousands of years. He also helps others as a volunteer at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah...


 2019-08-07  46m

Interpreting Chinese Genealogy Books

Throughout history China has kept detailed genealogies starting with inscribed oracle bones. Today, these printed clan genealogies provide comprehensive information on family lineages and bloodlines. A Chinese genealogy book is considered the holy grail and ultimate source for your clan information and history. Understanding how to interpret the information will provide a plethora of information and facts pertinent to your familys heritage...


 2019-08-07  42m

What Is in a Name? - Pieces, Patterns & Pitfalls as They Apply to Chinese Genealogy

Linguist Patrick Chew presents an overview of the complexity in the different types of names in Chinese genealogy, including the various structures of names, paper names, and the monkey wrench of dialect(s) that get thrown into the mix.


 2019-08-07  51m

Chinese Family History in Personal Documents and Non-Traditional Sources

Amy unearthed and documented her familys over 100-year immigration story for the New-York Historical Societys popular Chinese American: Exclusion / Inclusion exhibit which was also shown at the Oregon Historical Society and is now in the permanent core exhibit at the Chinese Historical Society of America in San Francisco. Learn, through Amys work, how to interpret your own family holdings and mine lesser known public sources for leads in searching for your own family history.


 2019-08-07  33m

Our Histories Are Personal Stories: Building Relationships Through Storytelling with StoryCorps

Rochelle Hoi-Yiu Kwan leads us through some examples and shows us tools for building relationships through listening and storytelling, especially from often reluctant Chinese elders, relatives, and friends. Learn about StoryCorps modelfor oral history and interviews, the StoryCorps APP and archive, best practices for interviewing with loved ones, and the significance of taking our own histories into our own hands.


 2019-08-07  47m

Chinese Genealogy Research w/o Having to Know Chinese

Henry Tom is living proof that no matter where you start and no matter how limited your knowledge of Chinese history, culture or language, it is possible to dive deeply and unearth your Chinese family genealogy. Born and raised in New York City, Henrys entry into Chinese genealogy research started with a visit to his ancestral village in Taishan, China as an adult...


 2019-08-07  43m

How We Got Here: Chinese/Chinese- American History and Migration

Local and world events, economics and politics are commonly the chief catalysts for any immigrant's journey from home. Joyce Moy provides an overview of the historical socio-economic contexts and conditions that most influenced Chinese migration patterns to the U.S., Chinese-American families and their ancestors.


 2019-08-07  27m