Articles tagged Ta Pau
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Dialect Talks Back

By SueKi Yee, Ann Lee, and Anne Louis | October 31, 2019 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

it was such a big no-no that I had this impression of dialects 方方言言 being like swear words, or haram

Codeswitching Home

By Preeta Samarasan, Marion F. D’Cruz, Su-Feh Lee | October 30, 2019 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

This involves modulating my voice and accent so that I sound more Malay. It’s like having to work for my right to eat there.

The Vulnerability of Mistrust

By Ivy Josiah, Jahabar Sadiq, and Yee Heng Yeh | October 29, 2019 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

We are becoming hardened. I sense a hardness in the so-called liberal circles, artist circles, activist circles.

Food, Fingers, and What (Not) To Touch

By Carmen Nge, Joseph Gonzales, and Natasha Krishnan | October 24, 2019 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

having grown up using utensils she will never understand the comfort it brings: someone forming little mounds of rice that are pushed by the thumb into your mouth

Ta Pau: Conversations on Food and Politics in Malaysia

By Preeta Samarasan, Foo May Lyn, and the Transpacific Literary Project | October 23, 2019 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

The questions of who can eat what, and where, and with whom, are facts of Malaysian life, negotiated daily and often subconsciously.

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