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Asian Americana

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A show about slices of distinctly Asian American culture and history.

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A show about slices of distinctly Asian American culture and history.

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36 Ratings
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Nuanced stories of our diverse Asian American community

By NewFan5418 - May 18 2018
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I am loving this podcast and hoping we keep getting more episodes. The storytelling is solid and doesn't just feature East Asian American histories like so many other "Asian American" resources often do.

If you like NPR

By Sandfishies - Aug 29 2017
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They do a great job of using the trademark NPR style to do interesting stories about Asian American culture. Also - THE SOUND QUALITY IS EXCELLENT.

iTunes Ratings

36 Ratings
Average Ratings
34
0
1
0
1

Nuanced stories of our diverse Asian American community

By NewFan5418 - May 18 2018
Read more
I am loving this podcast and hoping we keep getting more episodes. The storytelling is solid and doesn't just feature East Asian American histories like so many other "Asian American" resources often do.

If you like NPR

By Sandfishies - Aug 29 2017
Read more
They do a great job of using the trademark NPR style to do interesting stories about Asian American culture. Also - THE SOUND QUALITY IS EXCELLENT.
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Asian Americana

Updated 3 days ago

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A show about slices of distinctly Asian American culture and history.

Warning: This podcast has few episodes.

This means there isn't enough episodes to provide the most popular episodes. Here's the rankings of the current episodes anyway, we recommend you to revisit when there's more episodes!

Rank #1: 003 - Sacramento Delta

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Chinese Americans shaped the physical landscape of California during its early history in a way that still impacts us today. We explore how Chinese Americans developed the Sacramento delta, their role in California's growth, and visit Locke, a town founded by Chinese Americans.

Below are a few pictures from my trip to Locke. The episode references a few of these sites.

Nov 12 2016
39 mins
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Rank #2: Seattle with NextGenRadio

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Seattle poet and law student Troy Osaki (Photo Credit: Quincy Surasmith)

We bring you three stories by me (Quincy Surasmith), Diana Nguyen, and Adwoa Gyimah-Brempong from Next Generation Radio's week at KUOW in Seattle. We talk law and poetry, development in Seattle's Little Saigon, and smoked herring.

Read the full stories on Next Generation Radio:

(Photo Credit: Quincy Surasmith/NextGenRadio)

“I will not ask the system politely to dismantle itself.” by Quincy Surasmith

(Photo Credit: Diana Nguyen/NextGenRadio)

A restaurant owner braces himself to keep Seattle’s Little Saigon Vietnamese by Diana Nguyen

(Photo Credit: Adwoa Gyimah-Brempong/NextGenRadio)

Herring gets no respect. Warner Lew wants to change that. by Adwoa Gyimah-Brempong

May 09 2017
13 mins
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Rank #3: 007 - Claudia Kishi

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Claudia Kishi is an Asian American literary icon that went beyond being a fun, artistic, and stylish character. She became an inspiration and point of connection for a ton of young Asian Americans. We explore her influence on a generation of Asian American readers.

Yumi Sakugawa’s comic essay and zine, “Claudia Kishi: My Asian-American Female Role Model of the 90s” can be found on her website yumisakugawa.com.

Angry Asian Man’s series of remixed and retitled Baby-Sitters Club book covers can be found at Angryasianman.com.

My friend Sue Ding is working on a documentary about Claudia Kishi. You can find out more about the project at Claudiakishi.club.

Mar 11 2019
54 mins
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Rank #4: 006 - Filipino American Podcasts

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Following Filipino American History Month in October, we explore three Filipino American podcasts: This Filipino American Life, Balikbayan, and Long Distance — each sharing their own slice of Filipino American discussions, experiences, and stories.

Nov 15 2018
39 mins
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Rank #5: 005 - Cambodian Rock Band

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Photo courtesy South Coast Repertory

We explore the play Cambodian Rock Band, and how this piece of Asian American theatre weaves together a story of Khmer American music, history, and family on stage.

For a version of this piece that ran on KPCC's Take Two, check out:

'Cambodian Rock Band' spotlights the psychedelic sounds before the Khmer Rouge era

Mar 22 2018
28 mins
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