Articles tagged multiculturalism
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Ashok and Jeff Find Out Who’s Fakin’ The Funk

By Ashok Kondabolu | October 19, 2016 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Writer and activist Jeff Chang talks about code switching, his new book ‘We Gon’ Be Alright,’ Asian American spectator status, and President Obama’s favorite comic book store in Honolulu.

Tickets to Disneyland

By Fan Wu | September 16, 2016 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

‘Bonita, that engineer from Spain who always worked late, must have gone home already. Yong looked down at his ironed shirt and felt disappointed—if he had done the third floor half an hour earlier he might have seen her.’

The Limits of Diversity

By Jennifer Pan | March 12, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

How the feel-good politics of multiculturalism have blinded the literary world to the roots of racial inequality

Break the Silence

By Aziz Rana | March 18, 2014 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Cultural critic Vijay Prashad and legal scholar Aziz Rana discuss the legacy of multiculturalism, and what’s left of third-world solidarities.

Hello World: How Nike Sold Tiger Woods

By Hiram Perez | August 2, 2012 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

How did a multinational corporation like Nike appeal to diverse markets without violating the principle of colorblindness that became increasingly and insidiously sacrosanct in the U.S. in the 1990s? A deconstruction of two infamous Tiger Woods ads sheds some light.

The Writing on the Shirt: Nirvana and the Politics of Selling Out

By Hua Hsu | June 19, 2012 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

A Grantland writer and Nirvana fan ponders the quintessential ’90s question.

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