A Guide to the Anti-Asian Panic and the Pandemic: A Virtual Teach-In Collection, 2020-03-2020-04 Anti-Asian Panic and the Pandemic: A Virtual Teach-In Collection Ms2020-003

A Guide to the Anti-Asian Panic and the Pandemic: A Virtual Teach-In Collection, 2020-03-2020-04

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Special Collections and University Archives
Collection Number Ms2020-003


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Processed by: Anthony Wright de Hernandez, Archivist, Special Collections and University Archives

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2020-003
Title
Anti-Asian Panic and the Pandemic: A Virtual Teach-In Collection, 2020-03-2020-04
DIGITAL CONTENT
This collection is entierly digital and is available online .
Physical Characteristics
2.05 Gigabytes 8 files
Creator
Lumba, Allan
Creator
Ha, Nina
Language
English
Abstract
The Anti-Asian Panic and the Pandemic: A Virtual Teach-In Collection includes video, audio, and text files recorded by Zoom for the teach-in event. It also includes the event flyer, notes on Coronavirus discrimination in the news, and a follow-up reading list.

Administrative Information

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The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Anti-Asian Panic and the Pandemic: A Virtual Teach-In Collection, Ms2020-003, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

The Anti-Asian Panic and the Pandemic: A Virtual Teach-In Collection was transferred to Special Collections and University Archives in 2020.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Anti-Asian Panic and the Pandemic: A Virtual Teach-In Collection was completed in April 2020.


Biographical Note

Allan E. S. Lumba was an assistant professor in the Department of History at Virginia Tech beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year. He received a B.S. in history from Oregon State University, a M.A. in history from San Francisco State University, and a Ph.D. in history from the University of Washington. His principle areas of research centered on Southeast Asia, colonialism and imperialism, race and capitalism, Asian and Pacific Islander American history, and global history.

Biographical Note

Nina Ha was the director of the Asian Cultural Engagement Center at Virginia Tech beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year. She receieved a B.A. in English and government from Smith College in 1994, a M.A. in Asian American studies from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1999, and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 2003.

Scope and Content

The Anti-Asian Panic and the Pandemic: A Virtual Teach-In Collection includes video, audio, and text files recorded by Zoom for the teach-in event. It also includes the event flyer, notes on Coronavirus discrimination in the news, and a follow-up reading list.

The Zoom recording files include two MP4 video files, a M4A audio file, and a TXT text file. One video file is the main focus view featuring the video streams from the primary presenters, including screensharing. The second video file is the "gallery" view including the headshots and video feeds for all attendees. The audio file is the audio from the event. The text file is the record of the event chat.

The collection also includes a JPG image file of the event flyer, a DOCX file containing a report from San Francisco State University Asian American Studies detailing news accounts of COVID-19 discrimination in February and March of 2020, A follow-up reading list for the teach-in prepared by the presenters, and a copy of a press release from The United States Department of Justice website titled The Department of Justice Creates Section Dedicated to Denaturalization Cases.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Asian American college students
  • Diversity in higher education
  • Health
  • University Archives

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Anti-Asian Panic and the Pandemic: A Virtual Teach-In Collection by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 ( https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/ ) license.

Technical Access

The collection consists entirely of digital computer files. Software capable of reading proprietary sofware formats is required to access the original files which include DOCX, MP4, M4A, TXT, JPG, EML, GDOC, and PNG file types. Access copies have been created and are viewable on http://digitalsc.lib.vt.edu/ using a web browser and a PDF reader.