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 #1 (Winter 1992)
The inaugural issue of SAMAR, "South Asian Magazine for Action and Reflection," was published in Winter 1992. The issue featured contributions from Saloni Mathur, Anannya Bhattacharjee, Lata Mani, Vandana Shiva (interviewed by Ravi Jain), Rakesh Ratti, Nandi Bhatia, Anand Patwardhan (interviewed by Chandana Mathur), Meena Alexander, Sudipto Chatterjee, S.