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Given the relative dearth of literature that considers the Asian American identity on a global scale, these essays represent a valuable contribution to our understanding of the position of Asian American popular culture in a modern society that increasingly functions in a context of constant transnational flows of people, media, and culture (Appadurai, 1996).
Partnering with community organizations like APIAVote, the survey's goal was to address the 'pressing need for Asian American voter outreach, especially with the continued lack of contact by political parties and candidates,' Ramakrishnan explained.
The push to develop an Asian American studies program at Dartmouth is not a new one and is one that is echoed at multiple Ivy League institutions.
Soon after being naturalized himself, Saund won elected office, first as a local judge and then as the first Asian American member of Congress.
Chang notes that, in general, Asian American shoppers are looking for a balance when it comes to quality and value.
The numbers show there is room for improvement as far as the number of Asian American general counsel.
Still, one of the persistent dynamics of the Asian American electorate is its continued potential for persuasion by candidates of either party," the poll said.
Part of the problem is an overall insistence on looking at the Asian American population largely from the point of view of its members' countries of origin.
Census, the population growth for Asian Americans over the past decade came in at 46%, the fastest of any major ethnic group.
This book fills a critical lacuna in the knowledge of Chinese American and Asian American musics, with the exception of Asian American jazz, in the United States as they have been much neglected in the examination of Asian American history and cultural identities by Asian Americanists.
Asian Americans with bachelor's degrees have a higher unemployment rate than whites with comparable education, but Asian American high school dropouts are more successful than comparable whites at finding jobs.
Josephine Nock-Hee Park's Apparitions of Asia: Modernist Form and Asian American Poets is an eloquent and valuable addition to the emergent field of transpacific studies.
One of the region's oldest and most important organizations devoted to Asian-American artistry, the Asian American Theater Company--which generated unprecedented accomplishments in the 1970s and '80s but fell into hard times in the late 1990s--is presently mounting its first full season since 2006.
This is why "Leadership at New Heights: Cultivating Leaders for Today and Beyond" is the theme of the 2009 National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) Convention coming to Denver in August.
THE ASIAN AMERICAN WRITERS' WORKSHOP--the New York-based literary organization dedicated to the nurturing and dissemination of Asian American literature--celebrated its fifteenth anniversary in September 2006 with two days of festivities paying homage to Maxine Hong Kingston.
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