(Cross-posting from BlackWhiteandGray) Recent news on the higher education scene has turned attention to the Asian American case, or cases we should say. A team of education researchers led by Dr. Robert Teranishi used data from theShow More Summary
Asian-Nation is pleased to announce and introduce another new contributing author to the blog, Jerry Z. Park.
Info about adjunct position at CUNY; Asian American Affairs position at Univ. of FL; a new journal connecting Asia and Asian America; a new film about Korean War veterans and refugees.
An online survey seeks respondents for a study about Southeast Asian American students and success in college.
Asian-Nation : Asian American News, Issues, & Current Events BlogNew books look at some of the challenges and rewards of dealing with racial/ethnic diversity in U.S. society. This article originally published at Asian-Nation.org and is copyrighted © 2013
Asian-Nation : Asian American News, Issues, & Current Events BlogAn image showing the Miss Korea 2013 contestants leads to some troubling questions of the Yellow Peril and western physical beauty imperialism. This article originally published at Asian-Nation.org and is copyrighted © 2013
I have compiled and organized a course guide about Asians, Asian Americans, and Pacific Islanders for the public sociology blog Sociological Images. The guide contains links to Sociological Images posts, organized by theme. Hopefully it will be useful for instructors teaching courses in sociology, anthropology, ethnic studies, and related fields. I will be updating it [...]
Info on positions at Univ. of Colorado, postdoc at USC, faculty of color lecture series, Asians in the Americas conference, poll worker positions in Boston.
Two contrasting articles about bilingualism came my way this morning. In the first one, Los Angeles Times immigration reporter Cindy Chang writes about how the changing geopolitical context is pushing middle class parents to ensure that their kids are bilingual: Nowadays, with China on the rise, it’s considered borderline criminal for Mandarin speakers not to [...]
New books look at the intersections and connections between race, ethnicity, immigration, and community and how different groups of color/immigrants negotiated the political, economic, and cultural landscape of U.S. society through the years.
Info on positions at UC Riverside, C. Newport Univ., Pratt Institute; student internship; conferences on Latinos, Asian Am. Studies faculty, food and immigrants; Natl. Immigrants Day; end of Viet Nam War.
Today, I’m taking some time to write about the Late Senator Daniel Inouye: Medal of Honor Winner, President pro tempore, Hawaiian Statesman, and Asian American Icon. As an American of Asian descent, born and raised in Hawaii, Senator Inouye has been a familiar name, and his death was very personal to myself, and my family, [...]
First of all I want to say I’m happy to be on board. I’ve been following Asian and Asian American sociopolitical issues for some time now, and I only hope to create dialogue by outlining major points of discussion related both to intercultural issues between the U.S. and Asian countries, as well as specific issues [...]
The Asian American blogosphere and print media, which in many ways set the terms of the discussion around Asian American issues, rarely touches on issues outside the United States. I don’t remember the last time I read an article in an English-language Asian American blog about political or social problems in Asia. English-medium Asian American [...]
Asian-Nation is pleased to announce and introduce another new contributing author to the blog, Justin Lockenwitz.
Info on race/ethnicity, immigration, and/or Asian American-related fellowships and positions at DE, UT, UCLA, CUNY, UConn, AZ, and Oberlin.
Recent academic and scholarly research focus on numerous sociological aspects and issues related to race/ethnicity, immigration, and Asian Americans.
An update to Asian-Nation readers about some recent issues on this website.
Info on positions at Kansas St., Univ. of AR, Univ. of NE; call for submissions on Asian American religions, Hmong diaspora.
Asian-Nation is pleased to announce and introduce another new contributing author to the blog, Eric Hamako.