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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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Meet our Fil-Am Scholars and Award Winners from last Friday’s GALA “Generations”
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FACCOC had it’s first-ever “Fil-Am Scholar of the Year” award at it’s 2016 GALA “Generations” at the Disneyland Hotel. During the 2nd segment, the Scholar Awards featured 1-minute video clips created by the student nominees: Student nominees (from left): Jacqueline Mayuga, Heidi Carreon, Anthony Garciano, Kevin Casasola, Celine Saludes.   Startup Company of the Year […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Thank you to all who supported “Warriors for Emma” last Friday!
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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 […]

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Facing India’s Nightmare: Confronting India’s Occupation of Kashmir
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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.

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