Resources by Discipline

This is an evolving resource list. If you have ideas for additions, please email Jen Bouchard at jennifer.bouchard@normandale.edu.

Humanities

Art

Artistic Production and Cultural Identity in U.S. Diasporic and Immigrant Communities, Asia Society, 2005

Minnesota Street Project (Many of the artists are from diaspora communities.)

Museum of the African Diaspora (MOAD), San Francisco

Ashley Brandson, “Ojibwe Photographer Produces Positive Images of Indigenous People,” APTN News, 2019

English

Diaspora and Migration: A Reading List, PEN America, 2019

Out from the Shadows of Minneapolis, MCTC/Minneapolis College, 2019

Sana Hussain, “Belonging and Identity Through Literature,” The Missing Slate, 2013

Vietnamese-American Literary Studies (multimodal resource site created by Jen Bouchard), 2019

Library

Best African and African Diaspora Books, LibraryThing

Music

Sonia Gil, “The Origins of Cuban Music and its Cultural and Spiritual Importance of Within the Cuban Diaspora Community,” Inquiries Journal, 2015

Reading

Theater

Maiysha Kai, “African, American: Danai Gurira Hits Home with Her Latest Play, Familiar,” The Root, 2018

World Languages and Cultures

Victoria Sanchez Cruz, “Me gritaron negra/They called me black” (poem)

Afro Style Magazine

African Voices of Paris (multimodal resource site created by Jen Bouchard), 2018

Emily Hwang, “Chinatown in Peru? A Brief Look at the Chinese Diaspora in Latin America,” Panoramas, 2016

Business and Social Sciences

Business/Hospitality

Christopher Dewolf, “The Origin of Hong Kong’s Mexico Bun: A Story of Exile and Return,” Zolima City Mag, 2019

Communication

Godfried Agyeman Asante, “Becoming ‘Black’ in America: Exploring Racial Identity in the Development of African Immigrants,” Mankato State University: Cornerstone, 2012

Economics

Kathleen Newland and Sonia Plaza, “What We Know About Diasporas and Economic Development,” Migration Policy Institute, 2013

History

“Interview: Historian Erika Lee on the ‘Traumatic’ History of Chinese Immigration to the U.S.,” Asia Society, 2016.

Mariana Viera, “How the Chicanx Civil Rights Movement Mobilized a Generation of Mexican Americans,” Teen Vogue, 2018

Law Enforcement

Mark Obbie, “One Street in Minnesota Separates Radically Different Policing Strategies,” Take Part, 2015

Philosophy

Political Science

Cory Nelson, “Who are Minnesota’s Refugees?” MPR, 2017

Steven Vertovec, “The Political Importance of Diasporas,” Migration Policy Institute, 2005

Psychology

Sociology and Anthropology

“Diaspora Community,” Religious Literacy Project, Harvard Divinity School, 2019

Women’s Studies

Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Education

Education

Stanton E.F. Wortham, “Understanding New Immigrant Communities,” Penn Graduate School of Education, 2019

Engineering

Geography/Geology

Mathematics

Science

Technology

Health Sciences