Asian American Studies After Critical Mass by Kent A. Ono

By Kent A. Ono

Asian American stories After severe Massis a dynamic assortment that showcases the main fascinating scholarship within the box from a serious and cultural reviews standpoint. made from ten unique essays written by way of a bunch of students on the forefront of the self-discipline, this assortment takes on a number of themes and issues, together with Asian American movie and pop culture; Asian american citizens on the sunrise of the twenty-first century; globalization and transnational citizenship; and queer Asian the US. Addressing probably the most interesting matters and concepts in Asian American stories, this publication moves a daring new course for the field.

This booklet can be utilized along side the Blackwell significant other to Asian American Studies.Content:
Chapter 1 what's the Political? American tradition and the instance of Viet Nam (pages 17–39): Viet Thanh Nguyen
Chapter 2 Ethnography, the Cinematic equipment, and Asian American movie reports (pages 40–55): Peter X Feng
Chapter three Culinary Fictions: Immigrant Foodways and Race in Indian American Literature (pages 56–70): Anita Mannur
Chapter four Foregrounding local Nationalisms: A Critique of Antinationalist Sentiment in Asian American reviews (pages 71–97): Candace Fujikane
Chapter five A homosexual global Make?Over? An Asian American Queer Critique (pages 98–110): Martin F. Manalansan
Chapter 6 Asian American reviews via (Somewhat) Asian Eyes: Integrating “Mixed Race” into the Asian American Discourse (pages 111–120): Cynthia L. Nakashima
Chapter 7 Asian American stories and the “Pacific query” (pages 121–143): J. Kehaulani Kauanui
Chapter eight Planet formative years: Asian American formative years Cultures, Citizenship, and Globalization (pages 144–165): Sunaina Marr Maira
Chapter nine The Problematics of heritage and placement of Filipino American experiences inside of Asian American reports (pages 166–176): Helen C. Toribio
Chapter 10 Rethinking Asian American organization: realizing the Complexity of Race and Citizenship in the US (pages 177–194): Taro Iwata

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Western and Japanese photographers could count on unlimited supplies of film and ready access to darkrooms and film labs. In contrast, the North Vietnamese photographers had scant supplies, and were forced to develop their film in makeshift labs in the jungle, or to send their film up the Ho Chi Minh Trail for development. Their film was often destroyed or lost on the trail, or was lost when the photographers themselves died. This explains why, although North Vietnamese photographers account for 72 of the 135 photographers, their photographs make up only a small fraction of the total in the exhibit and book.

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More importantly, what is a critic to do when confronted with allegations of hypocrisy, blindness, and the misuse of criticism’s institutional – not just textual – power? Culture is the battleground where writers and critics meet, sometimes as enemies and sometimes as allies, and the political and apolitical constitute necessary weapons of choice; to adapt Kandice Chuh’s argument (2003: 28), they are ‘‘collaborative antagonisms’’ that mutually enable each other. During the course of this essay I have presented a series of these collaborative antagonisms: political/apolitical, realist/abstract, identity/identification, and commitment/ambiguity.

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