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Float:  A Pixar Short Film Featuring Filipino American Characters Debuts November 12
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After its short film Bao won an academy award for short films, Pixar is debuting another short featuring Asian Americans/Canadians.  Float, by Bobby Rubio, is about a father who discovers that his son is different.  In a first for Pixar films, the characters are Filipino American.  Writer/producer Rubio talks about his film in this article, […]

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This Faker Fit Right In With the Trump Administration
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State Dept. official Mina Chang claimed to be a Harvard “alumna,” among other lies. Mina Chang’s laughably fake ‘Time’ coverFrom NBC News: A senior Trump administration official has embellished her résumé with misleading claims about her professional background — even creating a fake Time magazine cover with her face on it — raising questions about […]

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Awkwafina nabs Golden Globe nomination for ‘The Farewell’
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But why is 'The Farewell' nominated for Best Foreign Language Film? Nominations for the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced this morning, and as many predicted, Lulu Wang's indie hit The Farewell picked up a couple of nods, including a Best Actress nom for Awkwafina. Golden Globes: Full List of Nominations The rapper-turned-actress, aka […]

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Q&A With Kamil Ahsan — Editor of Barrelhouse Magazine’s Desi ‘Road Trips’ Issue
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Lahore native Kamil Ahsan moved to Chicago for graduate school in 2012. A freelance journalist, Ahsan holds a Ph.D. in developmental biology, a master’s degree in history of science, is[…] The post Q&A With Kamil Ahsan — Editor of Barrelhouse Magazine’s Desi ‘Road Trips’ Issue appeared first on The Aerogram.

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New Book: The Generation Gap in Asian American Families
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In my ongoing series of interviews with Asian American academics that highlight new books and research that illuminate different aspects and details of the Asian American experience, I am very happy to present an interview with my friend and colleague, Professor Angie Y. Chung, faculty in Sociology at the University at Albany, State University of […]

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Links, Jobs, & Announcements #80
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Here are some more announcements, links, and job postings about academic-related jobs, fellowships, and other opportunities for those interested in racial/ethnic/diversity issues, with a particular focus on Asian Americans. As always, the announcements and links are provided for informational purposes and do not necessarily imply an endorsement of the organization or college involved. Call for […]

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Meeting HBO’s ‘Silicon Valley’ & CRA’s Jimmy O. Yang – One Funny Guy
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Season 6 Trailer (Final Season) for ‘Silicon Valley’ When I saw that actor, standup comedian, and writer Jimmy O. Yang was going to be performing Cobb’s Comedy Club in San Francisco, I wanted to see him perform. While waiting for a standby ticket to see the last show, I had heard a lot of positive […]

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Angry Reader of the Week: Dino-Ray Ramos
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"I'm just trying to make the world not trash." Photo: Kim NewmoneyHey, everybody! It is time, once again, to meet the Angry Reader of the Week, spotlighting you, the very special readers of this website. Over the years, I've been able to connect with a lot of cool folks, and this is a way of […]

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Two dead, three injured in shooting at Southern California high school
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The shooter was reportedly a classmate, described as an "Asian male wearing black clothing." Two students are dead and at least three others were injured, two of them in critical condition, after a classmate reportedly opened fire on Thursday morning at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California. Santa Clarita, California, high school shooting leaves […]

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Satire: An IYD Yoga Sequence to Embrace a Common Nationalist Heritage
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*This sequence is inspired by the June 20 International Yoga Day (IYD) 2019 video message tweet by Sri Lankan President Maitripala Sirisena to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In his[…] The post Satire: An IYD Yoga Sequence to Embrace a Common Nationalist Heritage appeared first on The Aerogram.

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