I apologize for the lack of posts lately. Between my finishing my master’s thesis and planning two conferences, I haven’t had much time to sit down and write anything non-academic. Thankfully, lunar new year will force me to take a break.
Those of you who celebrate lunar new year: what old traditions are you keeping, and what new ones are you making? Southern California Public Radio wants to know. As I told LA Times reporter Anh Do a few weeks ago, it’s been a very long, exhausting holiday season for lunar new year celebrants in the West. Do people still have the energy and the money to keep going with the festivities?
- Why everyone films at the same damn New York Chinese restaurant
- The mysterious Chinese-only menu
- A culturally-sensitive community supported agriculture (CSA) project in Los Angeles
- Did McDonald’s edit out the Asian dude from its Australia Day commercials?
On the margins
- From undocumented youth to university professor
- Do casinos prey on Asian Americans?
- Orphanage at the end of the universe
- Are immigrants abandoning recession-hit Italy?
- Searching for the visible and invisible in London’s Chinatown