Tai Initiative Blog


Don’t Forget the “Saint”

This week I was asked to speak to a group about what sort of decorations we put up in my home for Valentine’s Day.  I took this opportunity to explain that though we don’t...


Culture Shock- A lesson in Identity

Culture Shock 文化冲击 Stephy Chung’s documentary “Culture Shock – Chinese Americans in China” (found below), brings to light important questions about identity and citizenship in a rapidly changing world. In this documentary, four young American-born-Chinese...


Two Views of “Seattle”: One Future

One of the significant outcomes for me from the Pacific Northwest Regional Conference on US/China Subnational Relations was hearing another great example of a common reality being perceived differently from two completely different contexts....