Hyphen magazine - Asian American arts, culture, and politics


When Sharon Chang tells her son that he is Asian and mixed-race, she's trying to help him understand what it means to be multiracial and a person of color in America.

Sharon H. Chang | Tue, Jul 22nd- 7:04am | Justice, Culture, Essay, Parenthood, Race

Miki Gao shares her personal reflection about the intersection of faith and culture in her life, and why one doesn't make the other any less important.

Miki Gao | Fri, Jul 18th- 7:08am | Community, Culture, Essay, Race

Sylvie Kim is getting married and keeping her name -- no matter what the county clerk thinks about it.

Sylvie Kim | Mon, Jul 14th- 2:02pm | Culture, Essay, Social Issues

With the exception of vibrant overseas dance communities in China and South Korea, Asian Americans like myself are a definite minority in the U.S. Because of small numbers, this might be why most dancers assume we’re from “out of town.” ...

Yue Sherry Yuan | Fri, Jun 27th- 11:16am | Community, Culture, Performing Arts, Race

Rachel Rostad spoke with author Grace Jung about her new novel, Deli Ideology.

Rachel Rostad | Tue, Jun 17th- 2:14pm | Books Section, Community, Culture, Fiction, Race

Timothy Tau talks with film director Steven J. Kung about his film A Leading Man, screening next week at the Dances with Film Festival in L.A.

Timothy Tau | Fri, May 30th- 11:47am | Culture, Film, Film Festivals, Media, Race

Author Matthew Salesses talked with Nicole Soojung Callahan about his new book, Different Racisms.

Nicole Soojung ... | Wed, Jun 18th- 11:04am | Books Section, Culture, Race

For the month of May, we bring you the first chapter of Chang-rae Lee's newest novel, On Such a Full Sea.

Chang-rae Lee | Mon, May 26th- 4:29pm | Books Section, Culture

Creating Home, a pilot program of COMPAS and Land of Gazillion Adoptees (LGA), will connect adoptees and world-class artists for much-needed self-expression and support.

Kevin Haebeom V... | Thu, May 22nd- 1:56pm | Education, Activism, Community, Culture, Performing Arts, Race, Social Issues

The Joy Luck Club seemed like a groundbreaking film for Asian Americans. Two decades later, it hasn't held up well.

Noah Cho | Thu, May 22nd- 1:55pm | Culture, Film, Gender, Race, Reviews

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