After 50 years, Asian American studies programs can still be hard to find

It is about giving our communities a voice, raising our visibility, fighting for resources that should also be shared with us, making room for our history and contributions to this country, and accepting us as Americans as well. It’s striking to me given the demographic significance of Asian Americans in the U.S. We need Asian American studies really now more than ever.

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A Classic Reframed: A Diverse Cast Infuses 'The Three Musketeers' With Profound Humor

Actors of color are often offered roles that, despite their depth and complexity, ask the actors to depict some sort of trauma or oppression in order to shift the audience’s perspective or spark conversation. By putting humorous and silly stories on stage, we continue to remove the boxes put around people of color and broaden the contexts in which we see them represented on stage.

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Theater Mu Announces Lily Tung Crystal as New Artistic Director

Lily Tung Crystal comes to the Twin Cities from San Fransisco where she co-founded and currently serves as Founding Artistic Director of Ferocious Lotus Theatre Company. She brings with her years of artistic excellence, certified trainings in leadership and communication, and a common goal to celebrate and empower the Asian American community through theater.

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I. M. Pei and the Asian-American Experience

But Pei was different. His name—not to mention his unmistakable appearance, with the enormous round glasses he always wore—seemed to have little effect, in this country, at least, on how he was viewed. He wasn’t famous because he was a good architect among Asian-American architects. He was famous because he was a great architect who happened to be Asian-American. To a young immigrant from China, this decoupling of identity was exhilarating.

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