In Japan, Will <em>Hafu</em> Ever Be Considered Whole? -
Mixed-race individuals and their families seek acceptance in a homogeneous Japan.
Holding Onto The Other Half Of 'Mixed-Race' -
Wilma Stordahl says calling her two biracial sons “black” captures only part of who they are.
The Changing Face of America -
We’ve become a country where race is no longer so black or white.
Comic on Mixed-Race Marriage
Our “So…What Are You, Anyway?” (SWAYA) conference had a great turnout! We had a wonderful time listening to all of our speakers and discussion leaders and we loved getting to hear about everyone’s experiences as well as getting to know everyone. If you attended the conference please feel free to follow this blog or follow us on twitter (@harvardhapa) to know more about next year’s SWAYA as well as other events that we organize throughout the year. If you want to learn more about the conference or see how it was received, read the Crimson’s article on our keynote, actress and author Diane Farr, and on the conference.
So...What Are You, Anyway? Conference 2012 -
It’s that time of year again! The Harvard Half-Asian People’s Association is hosting the So…What Are You, Anyways (SWAYA) Conference, and registration is now open!
Intermarriage rates soar as stereotypes fall
AP article mentioning Harvard Hapa! -
This Associated Press article discusses ethnic identity in the context of college admissions, especially considering affirmative action policies negatively impacting Asians applying to elite schools.
Harvard Hapa is mentioned, and three members are interviewed - Lanya Olmstead, Jodi Jisu Balfe, and Heather Pickerell!
Comparing Mixed-Race and Same-Sex Families -
This is an interesting NY Times blog post that highlights some of the similarities between the problems faced by mixed race families and same sex families. What do you think of the comparison?
Come to Diversitas this Wednesday on the Science Center lawn! Cross your fingers for nice weather :)
Also - don’t forget to RSVP for our date auction this Saturday!