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I am of East Asian descent. My department chair has hinted that I should teach the Eastern Philosophy class, even though I have no background in the area either personally or professionally. 41 more words

Breaking Into the Silence with Sally Wen Mao, Hieu Minh Nguyen, and Tarfia Faizullah

Three contributors to The Journal, Sally Wen Mao, Hieu Minh Nguyen, and Tarfia Faizullah, are featured among Poets & Writers best new poets of 2014… 463 more words

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#SorryAsianParents: A documentation of my failure and success as an “Asian-American”

By Airec Sype

I am Asian-American.

What does that mean exactly? Shit, I don’t really know.

I guess if you break AA down to its two root words, my ethnicity is composed of Asian and American. 1,250 more words

America

kokoandairec reblogged this on Inside the Dark Minds of Koko and Airec and commented:

Hi this is Airec here. So of y'all might know that I'm Asian, no shocker there. So I decided to have a new writing project call SorryAsianParents. It should be funny, wacky and super random so check it out.

#SorryAsianParents: A documentation of my failure and success as an “Asian-American”

By Airec Sype

I am Asian-American.

What does that mean exactly? Shit, I don’t really know.

I guess if you break AA down to its two root words, my ethnicity is composed of Asian and American. 1,250 more words

America

Cold Season is Here – What you need to know about cold medicine safety

This time of year brings holiday excitement, winter fun and sometimes the sniffles. There is no cure for the cold, but there are over the counter medications that can help relieve some of its symptoms. 349 more words

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Referring to Historical Figures

As an Asian-American philosopher I have frequently experienced the following asymmetric attitude about discussing Asian philosophy in either an analytical or phenomenological context, that is, a context in which one brings up ideas from Asian philosophy in a discussion that is on a topic that is being discussed only from the perspective of analytical or phenomenological philosophy. 411 more words