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UMass Boston- Institute for Asian American Studies and WUMB Create Unique New Public Radio Program

"Where is your home? Is it where you were born, or where you grew up? Can you ever seem at home in a place where you don't seem to fit?" These universal questions, asked by journalist Helen Zia, open the pilot episode of As I Am, the new Asian American public radio program being co-produced by the Institute for Asian American Studies (IAAS) and WUMB, UMass Boston's public radio station. The hour-long program features journalism, commentary, and art, all from an Asian American perspective. Paul Watanabe, the director of IAAS and one of the architects of the project, says that such a program is long overdue. More...