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Published: 05 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021315-024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2131-5
...Isabel Rosario Cooper s latest film, Daughter, Unknown, is the actor s most triumphant proj ect to date. Based on the recently discovered diaries of a 1920s vaudev ille star, the tightly written script traces the unlikely rise of Dimples, the child of an American soldier and his Filipina paramour...
Published: 05 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021315-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2131-5
... of the sarswela and made it into a sly filmic commentary on Filipina sexuality. Its star, Atang de la Rama, a twelve- year- old also known as the Queen of Kundi- man who plaintively sung the Tagalog love songs onstage, reprised her stage role on film.22 Because it was a silent film, during its first run...
Published: 05 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021315-017
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2131-5
... the unsettling and continued dependencies between the United States and the Philippines, with which someone like Isabel Cooper, the child of an American soldier and a Filipina, is all too familiar. She smiles, her gaze looking off to the side. In contrast to the scant detail yielded by the black...
Published: 05 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021315-025
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2131-5
..., A Sad Tale of Conquest and Betrayal ; Konted, General Douglas MacArthur and His Dimples. 10 See, for example, The American Experience: MacArthur. 11 MacArthur, Reminiscences. 12 I use the solidus as the separator and joiner of Filipina and American here to signify the tenuous legal categorization...
Published: 05 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021315-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2131-5
.... 34 As a child attending the one- room school house in rural Boaz, Isaac Cooper could not have imagined the diverse and cosmo- politan community he would live in as an adult, halfway across the world. Amid the growing number of public spaces in the city, American men found ways to meet Filipinas...
Published: 05 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021315-026
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2131-5
... University Press, 2014. Nguyen, Mimi Thi. The Gift of Freedom: War, Debt, and Other Refugee Passages. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2012. Nubla, Gladys. The Sexualized Child and Mestizaje: Colonial Tropes of the Filipina/o. In Gendering the Trans- Pacific World, edited by Catherine Ceniza Choy...
Published: 26 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021254-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2125-4
... and the perpetual virgin and other essays on film stars as cultural texts]. Manila: Anvil Publishing, 2000. Tolentino, Rolando. Bomba Queens and National Development: A Genealogy of the Filipina Cinematic Body. Review of Women s Studies 11, nos. 1 2 (2001): 236 49. Tolentino, Rolando. The Capital...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375142-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7514-2
... meanings for visual artists, everyday people, and child star performers such as Charice Pempengco. ...
Series: ANIMA: Critical Race Studies Otherwise
Published: 06 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002338-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0233-8
.... Maria Child follows Ja- memory 83 cobs s preface in Incidents to reconfirm Jacobs s legitimacy and character as a narrator. In Redefining Realness, Mock s prefatory chapters go beyond authenticat- ing the realness of her personal stories and herself as narrator to create and define real...
Published: 26 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021254-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2125-4
... portion provided a site for a wide range of per for mances, including stand-up comedy troupes, dance pieces by the young dance collective AirDance or the established dancer Myra Beltran, and local bands that ran the gamut of Manila s early-2000s music genre offerings, from the Filipina folk- rock artist...
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 03 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007432-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0743-2
.... Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006. Cruz, Denise. Introduction to The Crucible: An Autobiography by Col o nel Yay, Filipina American Guerrilla, edited by Denise Cruz, ix xxviii. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2009. Cruz, Denise. Transpacific Femininities: The Making of the Modern...
Published: 15 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005605-019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0560-5
... Is in the Heart: The Making of the Filipina/o American Community in Stockton, California (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2013). 37 Center for Asian American Media (caam), Memories to Light 2.0: The Bo- hulano Family, YouTube, March 26, 2014, https www . youtube . com / watch ? v = qjMTAh - gsmI. 38 Fatima...
Published: 07 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012351-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1235-1
... workers given temporary permits in Singapore are Thai or Ban- gladeshi men, while domestic workers are Filipina, Sri Lankan, or Indonesian women. In other words, the kinds of sexual adventure men imagined in Sin- gapore involved foreigners. Thai men in Singapore s Golden Mile exchanged speculation...
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007203-030
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0720-3
Published: 04 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012870-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1287-0
..., Give me a child until he is seven and I will give you the man (qtd. in Fox 2015). After the initial film was released on the British channel itv, Apted returned to the same origi- nal subjects once every seven years. The most recent entry in the series, released in 2019, chronicles the lives...
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By Karen Strassler
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005544-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0554-4
.... See, for example, Klima, The Funeral Casino. 49. Paramaditha, Wild Child s Desire, 8. Recent attacks on lgbt Indonesians show just how fleeting that opening may have been. 50. The decentralization of politics may have led to an increase in corruption, as more regional elites compete for the spoils...
Book Chapter

By Ronak K. Kapadia
Series: Art History Publication Initiative
Published: 25 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004639-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0463-9
...: New York University Press, 2016. Cruz, Denise. Transpacific Femininities: The Making of the Modern Filipina. Dur- ham, NC: Duke University Press, 2012. Curtis, Edward E. Muslims in America: A Short History. New York: Oxford Univer- sity Press, 2009. Cvetkovich, Ann. An Archive of Feelings: Trauma...