SAMAR Magazine Issue #15 (Summer/Fall 2002)
Issue 15 of SAMAR, published for Summer/Fall 2002, opens with an editorial that reflects on the effects of post-9/11 homeland security policies, and contains a special forum section titled "Dogmas of War." Included in the issue are essays, photography, fiction, and poetry by various contributors, and a fictionalized testimonial by members of South Asians Against Police Brutality and Racism
Frontera Fest: Marian Thambynayagam
The eleventh episode of The Chutney Bubble Tea Half Hour is the first of the Spring 2002 semester. This show features Brooklyn-based poet/actor/performer Marian Thambynyagam, a University of Texas alumnus who, as an undergraduate was a leader in the student struggle for an Asian American Studies program.
Center for Asian American Studies: Director Search & Community Development
The twelfth broadcast of The Chutney Bubble Tea Half Hour, this show deals with the Center for Asian American Studies at the University of Texas and features the Interim Director, Mia Carter, Search Committee member and UT undergraduate Cindy Kim and Community Liaison and UT alumnus Irwin Tang.
Asian American Images in Hollywood
Broadcast number 21 of The Chutney Bubble Tea Half Hour looks at the pros and cons of Hollywood's history with Asian Americans. The first half of the show introduces the broad spectrum of stereotypes that are found in film and television and examines the racial politics behind such stereotypes.
Marketing Asian Culture: "Yellow Apparel"
The 22nd broadcast of The Chutney Bubble Tea Half Hour previews the Austin-area showing of the student-made documentary film Yellow Apparel: When the Coolie Becomes Cool. Like the film, this show discusses the political and social consequences of cultural commodification in a racially stratified society. One of the student filmmakers, Anmol Chadda, participates in the discussion.
SAMAR Magazine Issue #13 (Winter/Spring 2001)
The Winter/Spring 2001 issue of SAMAR (No. 13), entitled "Come, Africa" included several articles that highlighted the relationship between the Indian subcontinent and Africa continent, from comparative essays to features on the South Asian diaspora in Africa. The issue also includes an interview with Mahmood Mamdani by Nauman Naqvi and Chandana Mathur.