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Asian American History 101

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Feb 22, 2021

Welcome to Episode 14! There’s been a definite increase in Asian American filmmakers in the last few years, but it didn’t just happen overnight. There have been some notable films and TV shows that led up to the progress in the last few years. Gen & Ted Lai provide a brief history of Asian American filmmakers and...

Feb 18, 2021

Vicha RatanapakdeeWelcome to Episode 13! Co-hosts Gen & Ted Lai introduce the minisode format. It’s a bonus short episode between the weekly episodes… hence a minisode. Like many other people, we have been concerned about the increase in anti-Asian hatred and violence that has been impacting Asian Americans across the U.S. In this...

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Feb 16, 2021

Virtual Lunar New Year Celebrations! Fair warning, some of these festivities might have ended or happened already, but they might have recordings, so we've linked them anyway.

Feb 14, 2021

Welcome to Episode 12! Co-hosts Gen & Ted Lai talk about the history of Lunar New Year. They discuss the traditions associated with Lunar New Year and the festivities that surround the holiday. In the last segment, Gen & Ted start a new segment called "what not to say to Asian Americans," and this first version is...

Feb 8, 2021

Executive Order 9066 notificationWelcome to Episode 11 of the Asian American History 101 podcast! Today co-hosts Gen & Ted Lai discuss the key events leading up to Japanese Internment and the reactions right after the attack on Pearl Harbor. They also cover what it was like in Hawaii under martial law. The segment, What are We Listening To returns and...