In Media Res Asian-American media-themed week, April 28 - May 2, 2008

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Welcome to a special Asian American media-themed week from In Media Res. Please feel free to respond to the contributors’ comments. This week’s In Media Res line-up: Monday, April 28, 2008 – Shilpa Dave (Brandeis University) presents: “Speaking American: Cultural Expressions of Race and Nationality in Harold and Kumar” Tuesday, April 29, 2008 – L.S. Kim (University of California, Santa Cruz) presents: "Music is the international language ~ and Asians Can Dance” Wednesday, April 30, 2008 – Jane Park (University of Sydney) presents: "(Asian American?) Hip Hop: Cool Calm Pete's ‘Black Friday’” Thursday, May 1, 2008 – Shalini Shankar (Northwestern University) presents: "'Barack O¹Bollywood': Black-Asian Connections on the Viral Video Campaign Trail” Friday, May 2, 2008 – LeiLani Nishime (Sonoma State University) presents: "From Lovebot to War Bride: Race, Family, and Citizenship in Battlestar Galactica”