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America Meets and Greets the World... in Mississippi!

Saul Gitlin | Posted 07.29.2013 | World
Saul Gitlin

Established by the federal government in 2002, The Language Flagship is, today, a national network of 26 intensive programs located at 22 academic institutions and 10 overseas centers.

The American Dream Runs Amok in Aris Janigian's This Angelic Land

Christopher Atamian | Posted 06.15.2013 | Books
Christopher Atamian

Janigian's perceptive and sometimes gripping novel brings together some of LA's many tribes -- African-American, WASP, Korean, Armenian, Jewish -- into an emotional and intellectual conflagration that mirrors the burning and looting that the city suffered.

Movie Review: The Last Stand

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.18.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Sometimes, all you want is a knock-down, guns-blazing approximation of an old-style western, even if it's set in contemporary times. As a modern oater, The Last Stand is shamelessly entertaining.

Everything You Need to Know About Seoul Fashion Week

Michael Hurt | Posted 01.21.2013 | Style
Michael Hurt

Despite the fact that the moniker "Seoul Fashion Week" hasn't been in use for more than 5 years, the Korean fashion industry has been on the international scene for far longer than that, although very much behind the scenes.

The Ultimate 'Gangnam Style' Mashup (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.29.2012 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

K-Pop star Psy called and the Internet responded, sending his extravagant "Gangnam Style" smash hit into a viral spiral of YouTube glory and international recognition.

"Why Do All Asians Look the Same?"

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 10.01.2012 | Home
Bruce Reyes-Chow

Now you might be thinking, "Well, duh, your name IS Bruce and you ARE Asian." Sure this train of thought MIGHT might sense if I was also ripped with muscles, was 30 pounds lighter, 2 inches taller and could kill you with a one-inch punch to the heart and but alas, these are not traits that I possess.

Some Like It Hot? Asian Cuisine Changes Our Taste Bud

Andrew Lam | Posted 09.25.2012 | Home
Andrew Lam

To live in California these days is to live in the crossroads of a global society and a global table. Or put it this way: The Californian palate had shifted along with the state's demographic, where one in four is now an immigrant.

The Korean International Art Show Showcases Eclectic Collection

Noel Alumit | Posted 04.10.2012 | Los Angeles
Noel Alumit

Buoyant and colorful, these deceptively pleasant pieces provide a glimpse into Korean creativity. Curator Wonsil Kim provides some much needed answers about the event.

Kim Jong Il's Strange Food And Drink Cravings

Food Republic | Posted 02.18.2012 | Home
Food Republic

The elder Kim kept such draconian control of information that very little is known about the country. What we do know comes from the handful of dissidents who have escaped.

K-pop: Soft Power for the Global Cool

Linda Constant | Posted 01.14.2012 | World
Linda Constant

Governmental cultural diplomacy can sometimes come off as forced or out-of-touch, but K-pop is an authentic reflection and spectacle of youth culture that is impressively close to the pulse of the "global cool."

Hero: The Korean, Broadway-Style Musical

Cara Joy David | Posted 10.28.2011 | Entertainment
Cara Joy David

I am not sure I ever thought I'd be sitting at Lincoln Center seeing a "Korean, Broadway-style musical." I knew such a thing existed, but I wouldn't have thought I'd be seeing it in New York.

A New Voice for Asian Americans

2morrowknight | Posted 10.24.2011 | Home
2morrowknight

Eighty years ago, in his best-seller The Epic of America, historian James Truslow Adams coined the phrase "American Dream." He defined it as not merel...

Teen Lengthens Tongue To Speak Korean

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 10.12.2011 | Weird News

Learning to speak a foreign language requires painstaking practice, and if that doesn't work, it might be time to for minor, yet painful oral surgery....

A Living Lesson in Korean Culinary History

Michelle Won | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michelle Won

I asked the floor manager of a Korean restaurant what it was that made Korean people think, "Okay, let's eat this live this time." His answer was historical.

Bringing in the Chinese New Year With Festive Holiday Rice and Beans

Mika Ono | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mika Ono

In East Asia, the color red is associated with luck and happiness, so it's no surprise that dishes featuring red ingredients are consumed as part of the 15 days of festivities beginning the year.

State of Oregon First to Adopt National Certification for Medical Interpreters

Louis Provenzano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Louis Provenzano

The National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters announced today that the State of Oregon has become the first state in the nation to offi...

Census Bureau Survey Draws Attention to Need for More Proactive Multicultural Approach

Louis Provenzano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Louis Provenzano

The release this past week of the Census Bureau's American Community Survey (ACS) makes it clear that America's ethnic makeup is changing much quicker...

Asian Women: Rape And Hate Crimes

Jaemin Kim | Posted 07.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Jaemin Kim

Reducing Asian women into a sexual object is not funny, it is not flattering. It is perilous. We can see this when Asian women are subject to race-targeted sexual violence.

Ani Phyo's Raw Food Thai Kelp Noodles

Ani Phyo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Ani Phyo

Watch Ani Phyo make Pad Thai inspired noodles on YouTube. You can also watch it on the new VegNews Magazine website. For the recipe, please visit ...