Even as American audiences gush over “Slumdog Millionaire,” some Indians are groaning over what they see as yet another stereotypical foreign depiction of their nation, accentuating squalor, corruption and impoverished-if-resilient natives. READ MORE
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We featured Don Nakanisi, director of the Asian American Studies Center last quarter in our feature story: Activism Through Education. Nakanishi has a great interview in an AP story on Salon.com titled: Asian-American Political Profile Rising in the U.S. “Many people of Asian descent have stepped beyond their national identities to develop a pan-Asian perspective,…Details
Slumdog Millionaire won big last night at the Golden Globes, winning Best Director – Motion Picture (Danny Boyle), Best Motion Picture – Drama, Best Original Score – Motion Picture (A.R. Rahman), and Best Screenplay – Motion Picture (Simon Beaufoy).