July - Finding your identity amidst family tragedy and humor


Book Club Hiatus

AACRAO's Book Club will be taking a break as our members prepare for the fall semester. Join the email list for updates on the next selection. 


Blog recaps

July 2020 - Reconciling identity and grief with humor | 08/14/2020

“People, things, and events can seem to come to life in the archive.” This sentiment feels acutely true of Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home, a graphic memoir that attempts to make sense of her father’s life, death, and queerness.

May 2020 - Invisibility and "Enough is enough" | 06/08/2020

"The Asian American & Pacific Islander experience is paradoxical. It is one of simultaneous action and inaction where survival and silencing pervade existence."

March 2020 - Sisterhood, Allyship, and Voice | 04/10/2020

The Women's Caucus takes us on a discussion about imposter syndrome, your voice in the workplace, and more.

February 2020: The Path Made Clear | 02/21/2020

Black Caucus chair Kristy Goodwin reflects on a fruitful discussion about purpose.

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  • Connect articles


    LGBTQIA Caucus welcomes new chairs Tammy Johnson and Chris Dorsten

    Aug 24, 2020

    Thank you to departing chairs Paul McCarty and Holly Halmo.

    Pride month: The importance of intersectionality

    Jun 29, 2020

    There can be no hierarchy within these movements to determine which lives are more valuable.

    AACRAO Book Club recap: The Devil's Highway prompts stories of immigration and understanding

    Nov 18, 2019

    Fostering deeper connections through literature.