February 10, 2011
Written by C.N.
As I and my colleagues in New England continue to dig ourselves out of another snowstorm, here are some posts in this blog from February of years past:
- 2010: Connecting Toyota and Asian Americans
Looking at the larger sociological context surrounding Toyota’s recent troubles and its cultural connections to Asian Americans.
- 2009: Using Immigrants to Stimulate the Economy
To stimulate our economy, perhaps we should let in more Asian immigrants.
- 2008: Another Example of East-West Convergence
McDonalds restaurants incorporating feng shui — capitalism and natural harmony coexisting or just lipstick on a pig?
- 2007: Controversy Over Childrens Book
Cross-ethnic and nationalist tensions get reignited over the award-winning book So Far From the Bamboo Grove.
- 2006: Toyota Joins NASCAR
Toyota’s announcement that it will participate in NASCAR, the most popular form of motor racing in the U.S., poses a challenge to the sport’s all-White, American south-based culture.
- 2005: Multiracial Commercial Images
Images of racially-diverse and multiracial Americans are becoming more common, but how representative are they of the realities of the U.S. racial landscape?
- 2003: in Defense of Ignorance
Asian Americans react to Rep. Coble’s ignorant and misinformed defense of the imprisonment of Japanese Americans during WWII.
Translate Into Another Language
Rules for Comments
All submitted comments are first reviewed before appearing on the site. Constructive disagreement and intelligent debate are fine and encouraged. Comments that just spew personal hatred, contain personal attacks, excessive profanity, spam or are blatantly offensive, slanderous, threatening, racist, or irrelevant to the topic are not and will be edited out or deleted, along with duplicate comments submitted on multiple posts.
Copyright © 2001- by C.N. Le. Some rights reserved.
Suggested reference: Le, C.N. . "Posts from Years Past: February" Asian-Nation: The Landscape of Asian America. <http://www.asian-nation.org/headlines/2011/02/posts-years-past-february-2/> ().
Short URL: http://www.asian-nation.org/headlines/?p=1710