Episode 4 – Journey to the Motherland and Identity

For this episode, Emilie and Zach bring some of their favorite foods to the “Dish It Out” table, and welcome Dorothy Chan into the SituAsian Room to discuss the Journey to the Motherland and Identity. Join them as they discuss the experiences of traveling to the countries where their families are from, the conflicts of growing up Asian American and traveling to Asia as an American, and more.

Show Notes

On This Episode:

  • Hello again, friends! Welcome back to the SituAsian Room. In this episode, Emilie and Zach “Dish It Out” with some of their favorite foods, as well as discuss the Journey to the Motherland with this week’s special guest, Dorothy Chan! Join them in the SituAsian Room as they talk about going home to the countries their families call “home,” their thoughts and experiences, and what going back to the Motherland could mean for a young Asian American.

Key Topics of the Episode:

  • Dish It Out – Food Segment!
  • Introduction – Journey to the Motherland with Dorothy Chan
  • Journey to the Motherland – Histories & Experiences
  • Growing up in communities with smaller Asian representation
  • Struggles with Identity – Too Asian? Too American? Where do we fit in?

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Produced and Hosted by Emilie Villaverde and Zach Ng

Edited by Kyle Hudson

Music by Eway Sounds

A Crimson Planet Media Production Distributed by KeystoneDigital.tv

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