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We Have White Names

We Have White Names


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International adoptees talk about all things race, identity, politics, pop culture, etc., because they can...and because they have White people names. Hosted by: Kevin Vollmers, Laura Klunder, kim thompson, and Stoker.

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In this episode, Stoker, kim, Klunder, and Kevin discuss some lively and fun stuff - the loss of language and culture experienced by adoptees.

[Please note that there are some technical difficulties with audio.] Join us as Kevin chats it up with Benson Lee, the award winning director, producer, and screenwriter behind Seoul Searching. About Benson Benson Lee is an... more

Please note that around minute 45 we ran into some tech issues, and so we had to end the conversation. We'll continue the conversation in another conversation, which will include the rest of The Slants! Co-host Kevin goes solo for this... more

Stoker, kim, and Kevin build upon last week's conversation about unpacking Whiteness. They are joined by guest Mette Lee. Mette, calling in from Copenhagon, Denmark, is a Korean adoptee social entrepreneur, adoptee rights... more

Join Stoker, kim, and Kevin as they discuss their lifelong efforts to unpack the greatest gift of all - Whiteness! Referrenced articles: "Unprotected by Assimilation: Lessons from the Case of Duy Ngo" ?We Are Not Troublemakers!!? : Oblivious... more

This week, kim thompson, Stoker, and Kevin Vollmers discuss microaggressions, in particular microaggressions in the racism vein. Some questions they'll ponder and topics they'll discuss: Are racials microaggressions... more

Airing Monday, April 20th: Kim Thompson, Stoker, and Kevin Vollmers premiere We Have White Names. In the midst of the banter, they discuss the origins of their White names and the impact the names have had on their lives. Plus, they'll... more

Get a glimpse of what Stoker, Kim Thompson, and Kevin Vollmers will be bantering about on Monday, April 20th, 2015, 7:00 am Minneapolis time/9:00 pm Seoul time. You as a listener will also be able to call in if you want to join the... more