Hearts in Taiwan

Hearts in Taiwan

Annie Wang and Angela Yu

As kids of immigrants from Taiwan, our Asian identity started with beef noodle soup and ended with Chinese school. Now that we’re adults, we’ve found that we still have a lot to learn about Taiwan’s history and its unique culture. Cousins Annie Wang and Angela Yu share their journey as they discover their family’s heritage and celebrate Taiwanese culture in the context of the Asian American experience.

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Overthinking and overachieving: our Season 1 retrospective
September 23, 2021x
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00:37:2325.72 MB

Overthinking and overachieving: our Season 1 retrospective

Was it crazy for two women in their 40s with kids, full-time jobs, and no media experience to start a podcast during the pandemic? Fr...

Raising the next generation
September 09, 2021x
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00:49:1433.86 MB

Raising the next generation

As English-speaking parents living outside our heritage country, we discuss how we go about passing our culture on to our kids. From ...

Mock debate: Taiwanese independence
September 07, 2021x
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00:21:5715.13 MB

Mock debate: Taiwanese independence

When we recorded our episode on politics in Taiwan, we practiced a mock debate to help us understand the viewpoints of the green and ...

50 shades of green (and blue)
September 02, 2021x
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00:53:5137.03 MB

50 shades of green (and blue)

Annie and Angela tackle a taboo topic: politics in Taiwan! From dark green to light green and light blue to dark blue, we attempt to ...

Hearts (and ears) in Japan
August 18, 2021x
14
00:39:5127.42 MB

Hearts (and ears) in Japan

Japan has some of the more notable cultural influences on Taiwan due to its 50 year occupation of Taiwan from 1895 to 1945. We explor...

Taiwanese by the numbers
August 06, 2021x
13
00:43:5630.23 MB

Taiwanese by the numbers

Just how big is the worldwide Taiwanese community anyway? We look at the numbers past and present that make up Taiwan and its diaspor...

Twinkies and Bananas
July 29, 2021x
12
00:54:5937.81 MB

Twinkies and Bananas

Twinkies and bananas - Yellow on the outside, white on the inside. This is how many second generation Asian Americans felt growing up...

Made in Taiwan
July 22, 2021x
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00:41:2928.56 MB

Made in Taiwan

There are so many things that make Taiwan unique and exceptional. From policy making to manufacturing to transportation, and of cours...