Category: Asian American Studies

Stop forgetting Filipino Americans

Stop forgetting Filipino Americans

—Anthony C. Ocampo
The New York Times featured the op-doc “Conversation With Asian-Americans on Race”. It included Asian Americans of different ethnicities and religions testifying about the impact of race on their lives, however, no Filipinos were featured, even though they are the second-largest Asian American group in the country.

Adoption History and Women’s History Month

Adoption History and Women’s History Month

—Catherine Ceniza Choy
While Women’s History Month encourages us to recognize the individual achievements of pioneering women in various fields, that recognition should not be an end in itself. It would, and should, take far more than a month to find, reclaim, and remember women’s histories that have not yet been canonized.

Asian men on TV: Waiting for the (onscreen) kiss

—Stanley I. Thangaraj Popular culture is one important realm where Asian Americans, along with other communities of color, negotiate and manage the representations of their communities. In particular, visibility in… READ MORE

­­Diversity and the wage gap

—Cindy I-Fen Cheng While much has been written about the lack of diversity in Silicon Valley’s tech industries, recent findings by the American Institute for Economic Research sheds light on… READ MORE