Shyam K. Sriram is a doctoral student in political science with a focus on Asian Pacific American politics. He recently relocated from Georgia to California and is still in a state of shock. He can be reached at email@example.com .
Whitewashed: America’s Invisible Middle Eastern Identity | 1 Apr 2009 // 4:00 PM
As the Middle Eastern American community has been perceived to be less Christian and more Muslim since 9/11, so too is the assumption that they are unable to assimilate because of religious differences.
'Times Beach' Gives Us Theater, Free-form Jazz, Art Cinema, and Southern Gothic Literature | 15 Apr 2015 // 8:04 PM
Times Beach is less a collection of poetry as it is an anthology of performance art presented under the guise of poetry.
Coming Full Circle as the Children of Immigrants | 14 Apr 2015 // 8:05 PM
The Blind Writer is less about South Asians and the Indian-American experience as it is about Indian-American men and their (in)abilities to navigate life.
'Cornbread Nation 7: The Best of Southern Food Writing' Is American Regionalism at Its Finest | 20 Jul 2014 // 8:10 PM
A splendid collection of tales of Southerners traveling abroad and children of immigrants living in the South and reflecting on their heritage.
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - "Carry Me" | 28 Jun 2013 // 5:35 AM
In the fall of 2004, I was working at WRAS-Atlanta, Album 88, and was on the graveyard shift. I was new to the world of college radio and my mind was being blown every day by bands I had never heard of.