In case you missed it… G.B. Tran linked to a couple of student blogs in a post on his personal/professional page: “Vietnamerica: Bits ‘n’ Pieces.” Congrats to Annie and Jenny and all the commenters for the thoughtful responses! Advertisements
There’s still so much to discuss in relation to Transmission, so I thought I’d write a quick post in case any of you wanted to continue the conversation. I know some of you had questions about the ambiguity of the ending, the possibilities it opens up, and the unexpected directions it leads us (Gaby’s possible suicide for […]
Wednesday, March 6 Unseen Histories and Archives: Elizabeth, Jarrett, Kelly, Dean, Lisa Asian Americans and Sports: Mladen, Kevin, Victoria L., Nicole, Whitney Monday, March 11 Popular Culture: Samantha, Danielle, Alison, Johna, Reisch, Rishi Music and Media: Annie, Rebecca, Victoria H., Charlie, Hannah, Raffi Wednesday, March 13 Fashion and Style: Alex, Min, Jonathan, Lucia, Ashley, Michelle […]
Just came across this NPR story about Obama’s immigration reform and the effects on Asian Americans. Relates really well to GB Tran’s comments and the Dirlik reading. “For Asian Americans, Immigration Backlogs a Major Hurdle“
I keep meaning to share this with you guys and forgetting, so here it is: “Things Asians Hate,” by comedian Eliot Chang. Some of the assumptions underlying these questions relate to the readings we’ve done on defining “Asian,” which are very much tied to understandings of nationality, origin, and otherness that are based upon preconceived […]
Here are some links to a literary/art figure that was brought to my attention by our classmate, Laura. He might be a topic of interest for a final project… Tao Lin – Interview for Vice “The Professional Sasquatch” for Esquire I’m trying to figure out what to make of this interview, but it’s very interesting to see […]
This WSJ article by Jeff Yang may be of interest to those of you working on pop culture (or if you’re one of the billions who has seen his movies): Why did Jackie Chan Body Slam America?