Hyphen magazine - Asian American arts, culture, and politics


What’s in a name? Taking a closer look at how US census boxes have dealt with change -- and inspired controversy.

Nicole Wong | Wed, Nov 9th- 1:12am | 2010 Census, NHOPI, population data, Community, Culture, News & Politics, Politics, Race

A new service in Oakland's Chinatown delivers meals like chicken and black fungus wine soup to new moms.


Momo Chang | Fri, Oct 7th- 10:02am | Allan Liu, Liu Mama, Motherhood Rooted, postpartum, Culture, Food, Gender, Health & Environment, Immigration, Parenthood

Literary Chinese American detective April Woo will soon make the jump to television, but is she echoing the cultural stereotypes of the Charlie Chan era?

Ken Choy | Fri, Oct 7th- 9:21am | april woo, cbs, charlie chan, leslie glass, Culture, Media, TV

Our family vacation to Seoul wasn't just a fun jaunt through an exciting and friendly city; it was a walk across my husband's own history.

Theresa Celebra... | Sun, Oct 9th- 8:32pm | Blogger Column, Culture, Parenthood

Portraiture Now: Portraits of Asian American Encounter -- an exhibit featuring the works of seven contemporary Asian American artists -- runs through October 14, for free, at the Smithsonian Institution's National Portrait Gallery in Washington,...

Victoria Yue | Wed, Sep 28th- 10:02am | National Portrait Gallery, Portraiture Now: Asian American Portraits of Encounter, Culture, Diaspora, Hyphen Events, Idealize This!, Immigration, Performing Arts, Photography, Social Issues, Social Justice

When it comes to accounts of life abroad written by foreign correspondents, Hyphen blogger Catherine Shu -- also a reporter in Taiwan -- reveals how journalistic shortcuts can have significant cultural implications.

Catherine Shu | Tue, Sep 27th- 8:45am | foreign correspondents, media literacy, the economist, Culture, Media

Fish-chopping Asian ladies as a backdrop for luxury accomodations and exotic locales? Help us deconstruct this Conrad Hotels print campaign.

Ian Wang | Mon, Jan 30th- 12:39am | conrad hotels, Activism, Culture, Essay, News & Politics, Social Issues

What Amy Chua really thinks of Asian Americans in classical music, a call for education research that goes beyond pointing out that the model minority is a myth -- and more, direct from the desks of Asian American studies.

Amerasia Journal | Sat, Sep 24th- 3:14am | amy chua, Arnold Pan, Across the Desk, Culture, Social Issues, University/Academics

The politics of organizing for North Korea was too complex for this writer to tackle.

Sylvie Kim | Fri, Sep 16th- 10:03am | aid, Blogger Column, crossing borders, liberty in north korea, north korea, notdutdol, organizing, Culture, News & Politics, Politics, Social Issues, Social Justice

GQ features comedic actor Ken Jeong in a recent fashion spread for corduroys ... but doesn't let him actually wear the pants. Kevin Lee explores the photo shoot's subtext and Ken Jeong, the brand.

Kevin Lee | Fri, Sep 9th- 12:05am | gq, Ken Jeong, Culture, Fashion, Film, TV

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