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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
"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 […]
Thank you to all who had supported the independently-hosted event, “Warriors For Emma” last Friday night at Arte Cafe. In an intimate and emotional night, former Director and best-selling author Emma Tiebens had reminded us not to take anything for granted. Here was Emma’s message from her Facebook page: “It was an evening that is forever etched […]
In an interview with Democracy Now, award-winning Indian journalist, academic, and author, Siddhartha Deb, when reflecting on the 2019 landslide BJP victory in India’s national elections, stated, “India loses again[…] The post Facing India’s Nightmare: Confronting India’s Occupation of Kashmir & The Hindu Right appeared first on The Aerogram.
*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.
In the end, we have no choice, The grave is our sanctuary, Moving within us, A reassertion of an exile Pushing beyond itself. I am at school, An almost presence,[…] The post Original Poetry: Usman Ahmad’s ‘The Grave is our Sanctuary’ appeared first on The Aerogram.
My fellow sociologist (and wife BTW) Miliann Kang is spending this current academic year in Seoul, South Korea working on a research project, funded by both the Korea Foundation and the Fulbright Program, focused on the institutional, political, economic, and person factors that affect how Korean women balance work and family demands. I anticipate that […]
By Abner Galino A reception for the first Filipino American to ever become a police commander in the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is set on Wednesday (October 9) noon (11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.). Commander Donald Graham, the LAPD Homeless Coordinator is the first Filipino American to rise to the rank of Police […]