Asian American Podcasts

Yellow and Brown Tales: Asian American Folklife Today 


A podcast where we give voice to the expressive culture of Asian American life such as tradition, identity, food, and more.

Hosted by Fariha Khan,  Associate Director, Asian American Studies program at the University of Pennsylvania, Nancy Yan, Independent Folklorist and Activist, Margaraet Magat, Writer and Cultural Resources Program Manager and Juwen Zhang, Professor of Chinese and Folklore at Willamette University, Oregon.


Asian American Studies 25th Anniversary

Coming soon!

ASAM is excited to announce a new podcast on Asian American Studies Program history in partnership with The University of Pennsylvania Asian Alumni Network (UPAAN.)

Stay tuned for more information!!


 Look Toward the Mountain


The podcast tells the stories of Japanese Americans who were incarcerated at Heart Mountain. Told through a combination of archival recordings, written accounts, and contemporary interviews, each episode delves into specific topics demonstrating the innovation, creativity, and resilience that enabled the Japanese American community to endure this unjust ordeal.

Host and producer by Rob Buscher, Philadelphia JACL Board Chair, Japanese American filmmaker, and ASAM lecturer.