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AAAI Research

Research and Scholarship


The AAAI produces scholarly exhibitions and publications, as well as public programs that bring together a wide range of artists, activists, and scholars. The AAAI collaborates with partners across the University, including the Vice Presidency for the Arts, Institute for Diversity in the Arts, Anderson Collection at Stanford University, Stanford Libraries and Special Collections and the Departments of Art and Art History, History, English, Asian American Studies, American Studies, East Asian Languages and Cultures, Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity and Theatre and Performance Studies and others.

Recent Publications

Asian American Art, Pasts and Futures

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Asian American Art and the Obligation of Museums

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Future Pictures from the Yellow Pages of History

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Stanford Libraries

Stanford Libraries and Special Collections are home to the archives of Chang Shu-chi, Bernice Bing and Ruth Asawa, as well as to Wylie Wong collection of May’s Studio photographs and San Francisco Chinatown ephemera and materials from the Chinese Historical Society of America.