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Published: 27 March 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389835-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8983-5
... one Rapping and Repping Asian: Race, Authenticity, and the Asian American MC Oliver Wang The first song recorded by a rapper of Asian American...
Published: 25 April 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386889-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8688-9
... AREA STUDIES/ASIAN STUDIES The Trick of Words: Asian Studies, Translation, and the Problems of Knowledge michael dutton begin this work with a simple question: Why is it impossible to imagine, much...
Published: 21 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374886-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7488-6
... Asian superbloggers became a visible presence in the digital fashion media economy during the second half of the 2000s, but the conditions that facilitated their rise were in place decades earlier. The introduction describes the broader context of the Asian superblogger phenomenon, beginning...
Published: 13 August 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381259-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8125-9
Published: 06 September 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395645
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9564-5
Published: 05 March 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9499-0
... ania loomba and ritty a. lukose South Asian Feminisms Contemporary Interventions THIS COLLECTION OF ESSAYS, originating in a conference held at the University of Pennsylvania, presents recent interventions in key areas of feminist scholarship...
Published: 30 October 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391586-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9158-6
...part ii: a family ∂ an (anti–)asian american pre-med Owen’s college story is quite di√erent from Mary’s. He was a successful pre-med student from a squarely middle-class sub- urban family who found his way to a top-tier medical school. These di√erences...
Published: 29 May 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383512-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8351-2
... chapter 3 Historical Reconfigurations Delineating Asian Women as/not American Citizens Characterizing the then predominantly male Chinese population as a “bachelor society of ‘serfs Reverend J. C. Holbrook wrote in an 1859 ar- ticle in...
Published: 29 May 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383512-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8351-2
... chapter 4 Disciplined Embodiments Si(gh)ting Asian/American Women as Transnational Labor Her hands grasping two pairs of tweezers occupy the center of the black- and-white photograph; they cover up any distinguishable facial features. Her entire body...
Published: 23 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394051-093
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9405-1
...Neither Sinhala nor Tamil— On Being a South Asian in Sri Lanka Sree Padma The ethnic conflict has seriously tested political relations between India and Sri Lanka, especially following the 1987 Indo-Lanka Accord, when thousands of Indian troops were deployed to the north and northeast...
Published: 03 April 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387619-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8761-9
...INTRODUCTION Latino and Asian Racial Formations at the Frontiers of U.S. Nationalism Nicholas De Genova Next to the case of the black race within our bosom, that of the red on our borders is the problem most baffling to the policy of our country. —JAMES...
Published: 03 April 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387619-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8761-9
...5 THE POLITICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF RACE Asian American and Latino Redistricting Debates in California and New York Leland T. Saito Redistricting, or the redrawing of political district lines following each decen- nial census to reflect changes in population...
Published: 02 November 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387442-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8744-2
...chapter two Visa Denied: Chay Yew’s Theatre of Immigration and the Performance of Asian American History But the question is still the same. Stay or go? Stay or go? —chay yew, A Beautiful Country Frontiers, like borders, are understood and experienced differently de- pending on...
Published: 02 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383376-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8337-6
... LISA PARKS Q SATELLITE RHYTHMS: CHANNEL V, ASIAN MUSIC VIDEOS, AND TRANSNATIONAL GENDER In the mid-1990s a promotion for a show called Very China ran repeatedly on Star TV’s Channel V. The fifteen-second promo intercut postcard flashes of urban Chinese life with...
Published: 10 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372547-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7254-7
Published: 07 May 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392194-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9219-4
Published: 28 June 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391630-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9163-0
... chapter 7 ¡ Gendered States Rethinking Culture as a Site of South Asian Human-Rights Work In the late 1990s the titles of many Amnesty International reports for South Asia were arresting...
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391746-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9174-6
...Introduction Art, Asian America, and the Social Imaginary a poetics of positionality The recent past has witnessed an explosive growth in Asian American cul- tural production, prompting the proclamation of a “Harlem Renaissance– like era” in the arts.1 Beginning in the 1990s, an...
Published: 31 August 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390992-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9099-2
... � Th e Ghostliness of Genre Global Hollywood Remakes the “Asian Horror Film” Th e preceding chapter on ghost fi lms e plored the ways in which spectral women can provoke a sense of historical accountability, vivifying pasts...
Published: 10 April 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392385-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9238-5
...Introduction South Asian Muslim Youth in the United States after 9/11 Amin “The first week when I came to the Wellford High School, we talked about religion and Muslims in class, which was a bit strange for me. It was in my ESL class, and my teacher, Miss Daniels, put...