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Jeff Yang    

Asian-American Author & Journalist; Research Director and Head of Digital Intelligence Lab at the Institute for the Future

Jeff Yang is an author, screenwriter and cultural critic who regularly contributes to CNN, NPR, the New York Times, the Guardian and other major media platforms. He’s managing partner of the production company HUJE, which currently has shows in development with Audible Originals, Disney and Insight TV, and is cowriter of the forthcoming film The Great Divide.

He has written three bestselling books—Jackie Chan's New York Times-chart topping memoir "I Am Jackie Chan: My Life in Action;" "Once Upon a Time in China," a history of the cinemas of Hong Kong, Taiwan and the Mainland; and the Asian pop culture compendium "Eastern Standard Time: A Guide to Asian Influence on American Culture" — and three graphic novels — "Secret Identities," "Shattered" and "New Frontiers." His latest book is the New York Times bestselling "RISE: A Pop History of Asian America, from the Nineties to Now" (HarperCollins).

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Learn about opinion writing in D.C. on Aug. 15 | Sharon Pian Chan ...
Aug 13, 2014 ... I'll be on a panel with Wall Street Journal and CNN opinion columnist Jeff Yang, Boston Globe columnist Shirley Leung and Stiff Jab managing ...
New Asian American Sitcom to Premiere on ABC in Fall
May 17, 2014 ... “Fresh Off the Boat” stars 10-year-old Hudson Yang, son of Wall Street Journal columnist Jeff Yang. His character is based on Huang, who was ...
Marvels and Monsters: A Symposium on Asian Images in Comics
Apr 3, 2014 ... ... Pop columnist Jeff Yang and the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. ... Curator Jeff Yang is a veteran communications professional whose career in ... Yang has authored and edited a number of bestselling books, ...

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