Shyam K. Sriram
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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 protected] .

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Blogs // 2 Articles

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.


What Happens When Public Health Becomes a Battleground for the “Moral Language of Health” | 31 Aug 2015 // 1:00 AM

After the Wrath is an amazing read and full of thought-provoking ideas and theories about how religion – leaders, institutions, and policy – frames responses to disease.

What Is the Line Between Cultural Respect and (Mis)appropriation? | 21 Jul 2015 // 8:05 PM

The Goddess Pose is fascinating story of how an Eastern European woman became a global chameleon and the most recognizable face of yoga in the world.


'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.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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