Youth Culture

Youth media content from YO! Youth Outlook, YO! TV, Silicon Valley De-Bug, The Beat Within, Sprawl Magazine, SNAG (Seventh Native American Generation), Generation M, Roaddawgz and the California Council on Youth Relations - provides a window into youth culture. For more information on NAM's youth media content and projects, contact Kevin Weston at kweston [at] newamericamedia [dot] org.

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Post Tiananmen: China's Body Image Shifts From Cultural to Sexual Revolution

New America Media, Andrew Lam, Jun 03, 2013

There came a startling moment when everything shifted. A man carrying two plastic bags, one in each hand, stood directly in the path of a column of armored tanks, effectively preventing them from proceeding down the avenue toward Tiananmen Square in Beijing.

Andrew Lam's Birds of Paradise Lost: Immigrants Experience and Literature

ChicoSol, Review, Lindajoy Fenley, Apr 09, 2013

Sometimes I wondered what was ahead for Lam's Vietnamese immigrants. More frequently, I was intrigued by their past, though I rarely knew which direction to look. Skillfully, the author led me to an understanding of his complex characters by slowly revealing their secret struggles and histories. In each story, he foreshadows the conclusion by peeling back history in carefully measured bits.

Vietnam and the Cell Phone Revolution

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Jan 15, 2013

For years Vietnam has been a major producer and exporter of cheap cell phones. In 2010, it reportedly exported $2.3 billion worth of phone sets. Two years later, that figure jumped dramatically to $8.63 billion, up 122 percent from a year earlier.

Why There Are Words

New America Media, Blog , Andrew Lam, Aug 10, 2011

Andrew Lam is co-founder and editor of New America Media, an association of over 2000 ethnic media organizations in America. He

Chinese Culture and the Politics of 'Kung Fu Panda'

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Jun 15, 2011

In the age of globalization, there’s a caveat that often rings true: “You know your culture is a big hit when somebody else is trying to sell it back to you!” Nowhere is this more obvious than the example of the run away box office smash, Kung Fu Panda, and its sequel. A wildly successful animation produced by Steven Spielberg in 2008 about a panda who wants to learn kung fu and his bumbling way toward greatness, the movie became the biggest box office hit in China’s history.

Benefit Concert for Viet Orphans

New America Media, Blog , Andrew Lam, Jun 07, 2011

Saturday June 18th, 2011 from 1:00pm - 3:00pm, at Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California. The sponsorship for the concert is tax-deductible as permitted by law.

YouTube Co-Founder Honored by Northern California Asia Society

New America Media, Blog , Andrew Lam, May 05, 2011


Lessons of Anime -- How to Cope with Japan’s Tragedy

New America Media, Blog , Andrew Lam, Mar 30, 2011


Andrew Lam reading from East Eats West

New America Media, Reading, Andrew Lam, Mar 27, 2011


Census 2010: Welcome to the Bay-Sian Area

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Mar 14, 2011


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