A Hindu Miracle Man Will Cure Lum (1941)
An episode from "Lum and Abner," an American radio comedy that aired as a network program from 1932 to 1954 and was created by co-stars Chester Lauck (who played Columbus "Lum" Edwards) and Norris Goff (Abner Peabody). Set in the fictitious town of Pine Ridge, the show regularly played on "hillbilly" humor.
Bhagwan Singh Lecture on July 15, 1942
A lecture delivered by Bhagwan Singh Gyanee on July 15, 1942 as part of a summer conference. The topic for the lecture is on experimental psychology. In the 10 minute audio clip, Gyanee summarizes and reiterates the three important lessons from the lecture the evening prior and introduces the subject of experimental psychology.
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.
Ramu by Moses Bhagwan
Moses Bhagwan wrote "Ramu," a moving tribute to an archetypal figure in Guiana's history, the sugar cane cutter carrying his cutlass home from the fields, in 1964. At the time, Bhagwan was a political prisoner in a detention camp run by British colonial authorities. He wrote the poem, another one dedicated to his wife, and another invoking freedom in a notebook given to him by his sister.