Asia Pacific Forum
About This Show
Asia Pacific Forum is the progressive pan-Asian radio show broadcast every Monday night from 9-10pm on WBAI 99.5 FM in New York City and live on the web. We cover underreported stories from Asia, as well as Asian American politics and culture. Each week we talk to authors like Arundhati Roy, Jessica Hagedorn, and Jeff Chang; activists and politicos like Yuri Kochiyama, Mike Honda, and Monami Maulik; intellectuals like Tariq Ali, Vandana Shiva, and Vijay Prashad; artists like DJ Rekha, David Henry Hwang, and Asian Dub Foundation--and many more!
Most Recent Episode
Serve the Movement: Karen Ishizuka on the Making of Asian America (Asia Pacific Forum: 29 Aug 2016)
Historian Karen Ishizuka depicts the origins and trajectory of the Asian American Movement in Serve the People: Making Asian America in the Long Sixties (Verso). Her history, drawing from both oral narrative and cultural documentation, explores the formation of Asian American activism and identity during the Long Sixties. She discusses her research and reflects on the state of Asian America today, and how it has evolved since the days of Yellow Power.
Karen Ishizuka, author, Serve the People