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Higher education. Asian Americans. Racial politics. College admissions policies. Affirmative action. Justice, not just us.

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@xiaodanh @NIUCOE Today!? As in New Year’s Day??? You have a class on Saturday, lunar new year?
1/26
2020
Right side all the way. #CantoLove Credit: @TikkaFromEast on IG https://t.co/oe6H5BGAmP @akilbello Depending the year in which you were born you have a different element. I was born in a wood rabbit year. @akilbello This year "is considered a year of new beginnings and renewals." https://t.co/nPIadPnqx4 @christinayao My dad gave us cash before we left Boston a few weeks ago. We were like - how do we use this paper? W… https://t.co/ofMYtRCKiT @akilbello it's the year of the rat, but each year is a different element. so there's some difference. In 12 years… https://t.co/tjGcPZo6XpH/T @christinayao hipped me to this gif 😂 I just used Venmo for the first time to send the unmarried youngsters i… https://t.co/1t3lrHbCVAA reminder: “I’m not here just to occupy space. I’m here to create it.” - @RepPressley ❤️✊🏽💯 https://t.co/w2E4TmDO18Mark your calendars! We've scheduled the first @HackTheGates webinar of 2020. Explore Idaho's Direct Admissions P… https://t.co/YFWkCGeUCu
Retweeted by OiYan PoonRE #AmericanDirt: I've been asked so many times on journalism panels whether I can objectively cover Asian American… https://t.co/ULfZUuevtb
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1/25
2020
Here’s the final tweet of this thread: Read better books! (Delightful graphic by @designingchica)! https://t.co/BHYmTifwgN
Retweeted by OiYan Poonbasically it all feels like the novel is pandering to its assumed reader (middle class, sheltered, literary). Myria… https://t.co/8lVfJELL6T
Retweeted by OiYan Poonjust in case you weren't sure who the author was writing for. https://t.co/KQF1BtIEzL https://t.co/Ja54c3dlDw @tsanchezjr LAKE MICHIGAN!!! Third Coast, Second City!I'm excited to read this work. It corroborates some of my own work, and adds more depth. https://t.co/WXAM4AyoxJ https://t.co/nJl7TCmuunThank you for your kind public service @minhyoungsong! Thanks to this thread I feel very informed about this pendej… https://t.co/ttwAt3103U @cant_b @cindylu @JHE_Editors @_UCSA Yes... keep the work coming, so we can cite it in the briefs! @AdrianHuertaPhD @NCFDD @anthonyocampo I am so happy and excited for you!!! @tsanchezjr you forgot Third Coast (aka Chicago) @RamonGoings @kevinrmcclure My husband dropped our baby when she was 7-8 months old as he was just about to walk up… https://t.co/JvJL55O8xAMy newest article with @wesleynotwes, @ClaireKRobbins, & Cheryl Montgomery, "Graduate students’ agency & resistance… https://t.co/IsmlIzlqRS
Retweeted by OiYan Poon @cant_b https://t.co/5LqWY6ekhj @katch0 I am so damn happy for you and for Miami! Say hi to Dean Dantley for me!
1/24
2020
@its_Serrano @PedroENava MAN you got me missing Westwood in weird ways.Congrats @hfdavis!!! Well-deserved recognition! https://t.co/PpZupdbxYDI just got called an "affluent, coastal Asian elite." I didn't realize Colorado was on a coast. Also, I'd like my b… https://t.co/UxRVeLIBApThis is huge! Congrats @akilbello and @FairTestOffice! https://t.co/fCiNoJIYimMe: I really don’t think a whole lot of the British monarchy Also me: lol Prince Charles snubbed Pence.
Retweeted by OiYan Poon @readingspark @debreese I’m fairly certain people are aware. I think it’s a both/and situation as you’ve pointed ou… https://t.co/G0OEi3SYJTThank you @readingspark for holding all of us accountable. I struggled over this decision, for these same reasons. https://t.co/wqwk4GeZKwGetting in formation #AAPIsWithWarren https://t.co/FhBY1SjTgD https://t.co/YhN1ZCk01yHere’s a direct link to our #AAPIsWithWarren open statement endorsing @ewarren for President of the United States.… https://t.co/3FZkvQh7Cr
Retweeted by OiYan PoonI'm very proud to be part of this list of 100+ AAPIs endorsing @SenWarren for president. We support you, Senator. A… https://t.co/be7NgLVqM5
Retweeted by OiYan PoonPopulism shouldn't ever take the place of anti-intellectualism. Warren's policies resonate more across gender, disa… https://t.co/Kco03iHLnj
Retweeted by OiYan Poon @cant_b @cindylu @JHE_Editors @_UCSA Man... where were you and this work when we were student activists talking abo… https://t.co/OXlUhmkh1c @cant_b @cindylu @JHE_Editors @_UCSA CA = funky case re political party in control. But the foundation for declines… https://t.co/KztNXAGbg2I signed on to #AAPIsWithWarren for the same reasons as @taiyona. https://t.co/WMl5Q32nOI https://t.co/EyJaiNaYFs @cant_b @JHE_Editors When I was in @_UCSA I remember @cindylu and I would talk abt how CA went from 1st to worst in… https://t.co/UfAsHK8DI9 @therealdouglee Sticker charts for writing work for me!
1/23
2020
I’m so here for the google doodle today! Celebrating Anna May Wong! #GoogleDoodle https://t.co/MUAn4CMrCw https://t.co/mP2jLTVScMProfile for AMERICA FOR AMERICANS in @NewYorker! And I couldn't be happier with this description: "a manifesto as m… https://t.co/8j03NYItjO
Retweeted by OiYan Poon @HeyDrMcCloud @EriqFelix More importantly... WHY?!?!?At one point today my Apple Watch seemed concerned that my heart rate was at 120+ but that it didn’t seem like I wa… https://t.co/DGR4lZVhK5All the cool kids are doing it. https://t.co/eia4UkloS1This might be one of the best teaching compliments I’ve ever received! I aspire to this energy! 😂 https://t.co/wk3TK8Vrya
1/22
2020
#HigherEducation journalists: rather than dismissing academics’ attention of the seemingly pedantic distinction bet… https://t.co/NET300VhGO
Retweeted by OiYan PoonSeeking research participants for a study on faculty who identify as sexual assault survivors. Please consider part… https://t.co/Mplwi2nL3J
Retweeted by OiYan Poon @SteveD1914 This is the next movie on my list! So good to see your endorsement.MLK was anti-war and increasingly anti- capitalist towards the end of his life. His politics were radical then and… https://t.co/aMR9rNQSAw
Retweeted by OiYan PoonThe white moderate “who prefers a negative peace which is the absence of tension to a positive peace which is the p… https://t.co/6KWqtnJYk5
Retweeted by OiYan Poon @mrjumd One of my best birthdays ever! Lisa Millora, Marcella Cuellar, and I freezing on the mall. Those were the days!Martin Luther King Jr was a radical. We must not sterilize his legacy | Cornel West https://t.co/divOGf1GSc
Retweeted by OiYan PoonListening to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Beyond Vietnam” & “Mountaintop” speeches, remembering how at once radic… https://t.co/8o3A2nfRAO
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1/21
2020
I'm going through our applications, and I deeply appreciate this thread. Also... if my group of applicants is an in… https://t.co/lYAxd94fxGThe FBI sent a letter to convince Dr. King to kill himself in 1964. https://t.co/1OWAnFxDaZ
Retweeted by OiYan Poon @Kpajaro2 I've assigned the book in one of my classes this semester! Excited to take part in generative dialogues t… https://t.co/OzQwbY3kx9On this #MLKDay I'm thinking abt how twisted it is to witness some Chinese Americans work against aff axn, co-optin… https://t.co/IzFGYG6yLHA good read for Asian Americans today #MLKDay https://t.co/XzBkoPOGUJPerfect day for me to reflect on what it means to be “born under the rising sign of social justice.” https://t.co/UEeUtMd1DS
1/20
2020
@professorteds We've talked w/her abt this issue a lot, cuz I have NPR on constantly in the car. She's had lots of… https://t.co/iElFghlRX4 @aliaemily There are a handful of yarn shops in town that offer classes. I signed up for one. They walked me throug… https://t.co/Z7d9fWGmhNSeason 2, episode 4 (Recess) is really deeply clever, but my kid got scared. She hates seeing bullying violence and… https://t.co/1PwJUlUomOWhat happens when Mia Yamamoto who was born in a Japanese American incarceration camp and came out late in life as… https://t.co/4jOLXQoSOg
Retweeted by OiYan PoonMy 4 year old loves #RadicalCramSchool! When I asked her why, she said “it’s awesome because it’s awesome!” She als… https://t.co/BhTenIdE3j
1/19
2020
@aliraza312 Really good! @nancywyuen It’s my practice of learning patience!So I learned some basics of knitting today! I missed my goal by a couple of weeks, but still so amazed I’m knitting… https://t.co/mSbMXjLCGd @mskristinawong She just loves it! At the end of each she shouts “more! Again!” Thank you auntie Kristina!When #RadicalCramSchool 1st dropped a few yrs ago my kid was too young to watch. Now that she’s almost 5, we just b… https://t.co/nMwTEWuEIrMia Yamamoto, Japanese American trans criminal justice lawyer, laying down knowledge for the Radical Cram School ki… https://t.co/jlZq4Uf4bm
Retweeted by OiYan PoonYesss! So excited for these new episodes! #RadicalCramSchool #MisEducAsian https://t.co/PLwCXJgGJc @AERADivJGradNet @Ironman_Tri2001 @eileengalvez @bcserrano @therealdougleeHey folks! If you have some free time this weekend, why not apply to be an AERA grad rep??? Info on our website: https://t.co/k3C12vRSUJ
Retweeted by OiYan Poon @yesmagazine @SusanaPhDWRITERS & JOURNOS! We need pitches for our Summer 2020 magazine on migration. The issue will focus on grassroots a… https://t.co/aUbEVQX2dB
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1/18
2020
APPLY! Call for Applications: The Public Voices Fellowship on the Climate Crisis. Deadline February 16. Please sh… https://t.co/4GixqKqAbZ
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1/17
2020
I feel very similarly. Thank you @reappropriate for laying this out. https://t.co/1dX8b4G3S9 @AdamRossNelson https://t.co/K2ZTygvS7w#CommunityColleges with @PauletteDalpes and @MARTHAKANTER https://t.co/0kaITKvNns https://t.co/9ClINXbxJk @tomiferg #NoBut @VanCarlito2003 #NoButThis semester's area of growth: Saying "No, but have you reached out to [fabulous/brilliant people]?" Have done thi… https://t.co/g924PqRl0qI'm clearly still coming out of a winter break fog. I just realized that @MARTHAKANTER is going to be in conversati… https://t.co/NwGxHvIu5h @tomiferg Thank you! @lesliedgonzales @HALEatMSU @NaseebBhangal I love that you and Naseeb get to work together. It’s so clear that she’… https://t.co/wcdCZnOTuL @ZenJWar @NaseebBhangal @yesmagazine @EnkMunkh the illustration is amazing!Scholar-activists ⁦@spamfriedrice⁩ and ⁦@NaseebBhangal⁩ discuss the racialized complexities of being Asian American… https://t.co/dG3zCh2FNo
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1/16
2020
Are Asian Americans White? Or People of Color https://t.co/tya6COoAQE I loved working with @NaseebBhangal on this,… https://t.co/EK8mPE4ho0I’m not here for horror #ThisIsUs wtf! https://t.co/e6AGJebDQsDr. Dian Squire was one of my 1st doc students. He’s a shining star! I learn so much from him all the time, and am… https://t.co/oNST56j3jJ @royeljohnson My Sephora purchase budget has steadily increased with each year. I got mid level loyalty status now.
1/15
2020
@nancywyuen https://t.co/KNV9pWzdXhCongratulations to all! For emerging scholars, I believe many folks have applied more than once at least. If you d… https://t.co/WvIBXmNq30
Retweeted by OiYan Poon @LaneTonisha @ASEE_DC Seriously! Why?! Thank you for your work!"Empire and migration go together" -- of course! Asian American Studies scholars have been producing impt work FOR… https://t.co/uG5ilUMRWA
Retweeted by OiYan PoonMy piece in Public Books arguing that we must place the politics of empire at the forefront of discussions of immig… https://t.co/0LTiZWD0LN
Retweeted by OiYan Poon @anildash 12 @NaseemRdz I asked them what they were working on now, they said they were trying to come up w creative solutions f… https://t.co/DNwiVQzHVvThat said, I was really impressed by the 5th-graders who gave me a tour. Asked what they’d change about the school… https://t.co/qcgFuqxre4 @NaseemRdz Feel like I need to train up, starting yesterday. https://t.co/WP4HfhkJXr
1/14
2020

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