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Dec 6, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Diversifying Broadway, One Play at a Time!

Diversifying Broadway, One Play at a Time!

posted by Tanvi Wattal

 

Broadway’s lack of diversity, in regards to both race and gender, has not gone unnoticed. Splinter News reports, “during Broadway’s 2015-2016 season, only two plays were written by women.  Therefore, Young Jean Lee’s play, Straight White Men, is all the more important to acknowledge.

Lee has made history by being the first playwright … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Aug 11, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Zen Cho’s Sorcerer to the Crown -A Fantasy Novel Blend of Jane Austen, Magic, POC, Feminism, & Malaysian Culture

Zen Cho’s Sorcerer to the Crown -A Fantasy Novel Blend of Jane Austen, Magic, POC, Feminism, & Malaysian Culture

posted by Sophia Whittemore

By Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Intern

 

When I read Zen Cho’s work Sorcerer to the Crown, I expected a fun fantasy romp with a Victorian style of writing. The characters engaged in periodic intrigue, matchmaking, and magical hi-jinks.

I didn’t expect a lovable Malaysian female mentor,(move aside, Merlin), a half-Indian/badass female lead, a POC sorcerer … Read more

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May 5, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on LA Times UCLA resurrects diversity proposal

LA Times UCLA resurrects diversity proposal

posted by Randall

UCLA A proposal to require undergraduates at UCLA to take at least one course in racial, cultural, gender or religious diversity has been resurrected by officials there, reports the LA Times.

Three previous efforts have failed, but UCLA Chancellor Gene Block says its important to try again.

“We owe it to our students,” Block said … Read more

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