The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum recently launched a new podcast: Check Up, Check In. As stated in a press release: “Hear stories of health and inspiration in the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander community. The Check Up, Check In podcast will explore unique perspectives and stories about what health means, and how communities are advancing health equity and justice. This podcast — brought to you by the Asian & Pacific Islander […] Continue »
One of the things I’ve enjoyed over the years while living in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1999 is the the annual Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) Film Festival, better known as CAAMFest, “Celebrating Asian American Film, Music and Food.” This year’s festival is taking place this March 10 – 20, 2016 in San Francisco & Oakland. I’ve seen terrific movies over the years, highlights which have included Bend It Like Beckham, LINSANITY […] Continue »
Given the number of complaints which have been lodged recently, I think it’s time to remind everyone of our commenting policy, as well as to (temporarily) blacklist some of the most often complained about/flagged commenters from this site. We love open discussion and are loath to moderate comments, so rather than do that, we’re asking to hear some new voices. We hope that if you’ve got something constructive to say but haven’t done so in […] Continue »
‘LINSANITY,’ the documentary about NBA basketball player Jeremy Lin and his tumultuous struggle to breakthrough stereotypes and make it into the NBA and into the zeitgeist is scheduled for distribution on October 4th: “Ketchup Entertainment has acquired Evan Jackson Leong’s “Linsanity” and will release the documentary on Oct. 4. The Jeremy Lin doc, which premiered at Sundance, will launch in Boston, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco along with 10 to 15 other cities.” […] Continue »
Only one month left until the submission deadline! The CAPE New Writers Fellowship (CNWF), formerly known as CAPE New Writers Awards (CNWA) has been elevated to include several exciting changes for 2013. 2 submission categories: Film and Television Up to 10 Fellows will be selected. Fellows will receive: $1,500 stipend per Fellow 8-week intensive curriculum with industry professionals who will help you polish your script and teach you how to sell your project. CNWF provides […] Continue »
Open City magazine and the Asian American Writer’s Workshop are looking for emerging journalists and writers of color to apply for their 2013 Open City Fellowship through the Asian American Writer’s Workshop. They are looking for five new Fellows for their Open City Fellowship: “Open City, an online magazine published by the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, documents the pulse of metropolitan Asian America as it’s being lived on the streets of New York right now. […] Continue »
Researchers at Stanford University’s School of Medicine are conducting a study on patients’ trust in their primary care doctors. By partaking in this study, you have the opportunity to add to the knowledge about doctor-patient relationships. Your participation and answers will remain confidential. In return for your participation in this electronic survey, you’ll be entered into a lottery to win an Amazon.com gift card. Stanford is reaching out to the Asian American community, as well […] Continue »
Sulwhasoo invited 8Asians to partake in the Niemen Marcus Launch Party to celebrate the long-anticipated arrival of this amazing Korean cosmetics line here on the west coast. Fashion journalists and bloggers were invited to the Asian Art Museum to meet with the line’s key representatives. Sulwhasoo has been at Bergdorf Goodman in New York for the past year, but Amore Pacific, the parent company that owns Sulwhasoo, just made its debut in San Francisco and […] Continue »
Short Notice, Mnet America’s short film program is out there for Asian Americans. If you win it, you get to win $5,000. Say what? Are you an Asian American film maker with a compelling short film that you want to show? Do you have an astounding short film that features an Asian American as the lead? Do you have any film that has elements/themes of Asian culture, or that takes place in Asia? If you […] Continue »
Hey, creative people! The final deadline for submitting work to the 35th Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF) is coming up on March 7. Scheduled to take place from July 25 to August 5, 2012, AAIFF is the oldest festival of its kind, acting as a showcase for media makers of Asian descent. They are accepting works produced, directed, and/or written by artists of Asian descent (all nationalities welcome) as well as those that are […] Continue »
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jH9LVcU6so Janet Liang is a recent UCLA graduate of Chinese descent. On August 24, 2009, she was diagnosed with lymphoblastic leukemia. In order to survive, she needs to find a bone marrow donor by April. The most likely match for a donor will be a Chinese American. The process of registering as a donor is easy, and testing if you are a match is a simple, painless cheek swab. There are several big names in […] Continue »
Have you done your own original research in any field relating to Asian American Studies? Would you like the chance to win $300 for it? Are you able to travel to Philadelphia? If so, then consider submitting your work to Faces of Asian America: The First Undergraduate Research Forum on Asian American Studies. The Forum will be on March 17, 2012, on-campus at the University of Pennsylvania. The keynote speaker will be Elaine Kim.
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