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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 203–214.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Suk-Young Kim Abstract Lotus blossoms, dragon ladies, K-pop beauty queens, and crazy rich Asians . . . these are the jaded stereotypes distilled by the prevalent popular imaginary surrounding Asian/Asian American women. Despite their varying temperaments, they tend to focus on the particular...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 215–223.
Published: 01 March 2022
... , Aggie J. Yellow Horse , and Russell Jeung . “ Report: The Rising Tide of Violence and Discrimination against Asian American and Pacific Islander Women and Girls .” National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum and Stop AAPI Hate , 2021 . https://stopaapihate.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Stop...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 224–235.
Published: 01 March 2022
... subjects belonging to recognizable groups and communities. gting@hku.hk Copyright © 2022 Lingnan University 2022 Anti-Asian violence Asian American women grief transnational women of color feminisms As a queer and feminist studies scholar addressing anti-Asian violence, I structure...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 167–180.
Published: 01 March 2022
... onscreen as early as 1916 as it “found its way into the American silent cinema.” 17 The racialized myth about Asian women provides a partial explanation of the baffling phenomenon of white supremacists in the United States exclusively dating Asian women. The alt-right, with their a set of far-right...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 181–192.
Published: 01 March 2022
..., “Atlanta Suspect Isn't the First to Blame ‘Sex Addiction’ for Heinous Crimes.” 19 Chang, For “Asian American Women, Misogyny and Racism Are Inseparable.” 20 J. Fang, “2003 SARS Outbreak Fueled Anti-Asian Racism” ; Basler, “Virus of Hate.” 21 Collinson, “White Supremacy and Hate...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 157–166.
Published: 01 March 2022
... for months had been watching in dismay as a string of unprovoked attacks left countless elderly Asian Americans injured or dead, the image of a petite septuagenarian Chinese woman fighting off her attacker while cursing in Cantonese was almost too good to be true. Xie's family quickly set up a GoFundMe...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 456–478.
Published: 01 October 2021
... and the Yunnan Chinese living in the borderlands reveal the subconscious influence of the hypersexualized representation of Southeast Asian women in the local Yunnan Chinese folklore. In contrast to Ng's reading of Ai Wu to compare modern Asian and Western travel literature, Jie Guo reads Travels...
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Prism (2023) 20 (1): 97–116.
Published: 01 March 2023
... the 30 titles on the long list, my nomination is the only one exclusively dedicated to Angel Island poetry and Chinese/Asian American literary experience. I strongly hope interested friends can take a few minutes to vote . . . for ‘Island’ so that the once silenced voices will claim their rightful place...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 408–431.
Published: 01 October 2019
... drones, mobs, hordes, coolies, or other figures without names, histories, or personalities. If asked, Who did we fight in World War II?, an American of average education would probably respond, “Hitler, Mussolini, and Japan.” Unable to attach a name and a face to America's Asian antagonist, the same...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 193–202.
Published: 01 March 2022
... history, the rise of the War on Terror, and a barely contained obsession with Hindu female sexuality . . . [texts like Gilbert's are] driven by the conviction that India, and Indian women, will heal the mind and body of the white woman. India enables the American woman to cure herself.” 12 Eat, Pray...
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Prism (2022) 19 (2): 474–490.
Published: 01 September 2022
..., and then hardening in Hei Ying's later works into more inflexible leftist attitudes. The license and eroticism attributed to (presumable) Southeast Asians stands in considerable contrast to the Huaqiao women whose patriotic (but sometimes also sexual) virtue is tested by the motherland's call in The Women Who...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 368–389.
Published: 01 October 2019
... in the new millennium. The essay aims to denaturalize the idea of infectious disease by reframing it as an assemblage of multiple histories of American geopower and biopower from the Cold War to the War on Terror. In particular, Asia and Asian bodies have been targeted by US discourses of infection...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 456–471.
Published: 01 October 2019
...-American model of marriage, kinship, and family, and simultaneously a reversal against East Asian Confucian values, makes it a bizarre yet challenging case to explicate how Asia could function as a counter-method, a virtual “not yet.” Copyright © 2019 Lingnan University 2019 4 The concept...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 244–247.
Published: 01 March 2022
... (and by extension between area studies and Euro-American-centered literary studies), in which the former are allegedly taxed with providing empirical data and civilizational discourses and the latter have exclusive rights over theory. One wonders if such a dichotomy of empiricism and theory across institutional...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 501–525.
Published: 01 October 2021
... with respect to its contributions to Chinese identity; indeed, Asian American studies in North America is but one example of doing precisely this with English-language texts by writers of Asian heritage. Instead, I am suggesting that literary texts that have been excluded from Chinese studies because...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 457–474.
Published: 01 October 2020
... Short Introduction . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 1997 . Davies, Gloria , ed. Voicing Concerns: Contemporary Chinese Critical Inquiry . Lanham, MD : Rowman and Littlefield , 2001 . Davis, Donald R. “ Three Principles for an Asian Humanities: Care First . . . Learn from...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 320–345.
Published: 01 October 2019
... claims that central Asian Mongols and Manchus (“Our Great Qing”) become “Chinese” when it is strategic to incorporate them into the empire. Still, there is no compound nomenclature of Mongolian Chinese, unlike US designations of Asian American or African American. Although Mongols have full citizenry...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 251–254.
Published: 01 March 2022
.... Chapter 1 examines Xiao Hong's work in light of her connection to, and translation by, Japanese and American leftist and cosmopolitan intellectuals. Here Iwasaki easily demonstrates her acumen as both a researcher and a reader. The chapter opens with a letter published in the year of Xiao Hong's death...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 430–456.
Published: 01 October 2020
.... Orientalism Orient Edward Said China Soviet Union In 1978 Edward Said, a Palestinian American scholar teaching at Columbia University, published his provocative book Orientalism and commenced an era of self-reflection about cultural representations of the Orient in the Western world. 1 In 1982...
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Prism (2022) 19 (2): 301–318.
Published: 01 September 2022
..., thereby performing what Roberts calls an “acrobatics of balancing” in order to sustain British control of the city. 19 But the inter-imperial position of Hong Kong during the Cold War did not pertain just to Anglo-American interactions, which both provoked and reacted to the colonial city's...