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Not Asian Enough: Multigenerational Experiences and the Asian Diaspora

Not Asian Enough

Multigenerational Experiences and the Asian Diaspora

When people talk about the culture of the United States a term more commonly used now is ‘salad bowl’ since ‘melting pot’ implies assimilation, a homogeneous mixture, and loss of individual aspects of native cultures. 874 more words

AAPI Identity

#ATTI80: Kim

So, I decided to deconstruct Kim’s Asian American Identity Development Theory. For several reasons, I debated on whether to do this one. But ultimately I did and in a way it was nice to be reassured of my own personal journey. 638 more words

Higher Education/Student Affairs

Comfort in Discomfort

I am very intrigued by foreign cultures. Part of this comes as a result of a lack of celebration of my own culture as a child. 922 more words

Dip your toes into the disturbing world of Hapa psychosis

Even though most people will not remember most of the lyrics to the 1980 hit song by The Vapours, “Turning Japanese”, they will remember its ridiculous, repetitive hook: … 851 more words

Asian American

Fresh Off The Boat: A Memoir

In the words of the author, Eddie Huang, this book is ill! (That’s a good thing!) Huang’s memoir, Fresh Off The Boat, is the basis of the hit ABC sitcom of the same name. 283 more words

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