Hyphen magazine - Asian American arts, culture, and politics


Growing exercise options for Muslim American women challenge stereotypes while recognizing the importance of faith.

New America Media | Wed, Apr 18th- 8:14am | hijab, islam, muslim american, muslim women, New America Media, sports, Culture, Sports

Washington, DC, celebrates the 100th anniversary of Tokyo's gift of 3,000 cherry trees as a symbol of friendship between the US and Japan. But in the midst of the festivities, let's not forget our darker history.

Victoria Yue | Wed, Apr 11th- 1:02pm | Japanese internment, National Cherry Blossom Festival, World War II, Community, Culture, Diaspora, Events, History, Politics, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice

Grace Young on achieving the perfect stir-fry -- and why we shouldn't use nonstick woks. 

Nina F. Ichikawa | Tue, Apr 10th- 2:16am | Books, Chinese food, cookware, Grace Young, wok, Culture, Diaspora, Food, Health & Environment

It's my first legitimately Jewish Seder -- no kimchi, no Mormons, no trauma.

Tammy Kim | Sat, Apr 7th- 9:02am | seder passover religion diaspora kimchi, Culture, Diaspora

Artist and writer Jee-Shaun Wang thinks about what gets lost when the home language goes.


Jee-Shaun Wang | Wed, Apr 4th- 4:20pm | family, Language, Culture

Basketball, anyone? A lifetime player remembers Asian League.


Alyctra Matsushita | Mon, Apr 2nd- 12:05pm | Asian League, basketball, Friends of Richard, Community, Culture, Sports

Seriously, does this post even need a teaser?

Vy Ta | Mon, Apr 2nd- 7:36pm | family, generations, Culture, Diaspora

Screenwriter Koji Sakai talks about his provocatively titled film, Chink, about an Asian American serial killer.

Ian Wang | Fri, Mar 23rd- 11:59am | Chink, Jason Tobin, Koji Sakai, Quentin lee, Culture, Film, Gender, Social Issues

Hollywood's next likely blockbuster, The Hunger Games is different from past remakes or adaptations of Asian stories in that its creator denies...

Alvin Lin | Wed, Jan 23rd- 10:39am | 21, avatar, battle royale, columbus, departed, hunger games, last airbender, marco polo, remakes, suzanne collins, whitewashing, Community, Culture, Film, History, Media

My visit to the World Book Fair in Delhi, which had a bewildering number and variety of vendors.

Kirti Kamboj | Mon, Mar 12th- 11:35am | Blogger Column, delhi, india, world book fair, Culture

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