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Asian American Art and Modernism

Asian American Art and Modernism   Reference library

Tom Wolf

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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2020
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Society and culture, Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
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The history of Asian American and Pacific Island art in the 20th century has been attracting increasing numbers of scholars thanks to its richness, its expansiveness, and the fact that it ... More
Asian Americans and Digital Games

Asian Americans and Digital Games   Reference library

Christopher B. Patterson

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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2020
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Society and culture, Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
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In 2012, the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian American Experience in Seattle, Washington, held an exhibition titled “Asian American Arcade: The Art of Video Games.” The exhibition’s goal was ... More
Asian Americans in Opera: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

Asian Americans in Opera: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives   Reference library

Nancy Yunhwa Rao

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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2020
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Society and culture, Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
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The first major Asian American community, Chinese Americans, maintained the musical tradition of Chinese opera on a grand scale. From the mid-...

Asian Americans in Pre–World War II Cinema

Asian Americans in Pre–World War II Cinema   Reference library

Philippa Gates

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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2020
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Society and culture, Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
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By the early 1890s, moving pictures had been invented in the form of short films from thirty to sixty seconds in length viewed by individuals in amusement arcades on machines such as ... More
Asians and Asian Americans and the Performing Arts Prior to World War II

Asians and Asian Americans and the Performing Arts Prior to World War II   Reference library

Krystyn R. Moon

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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2020
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Society and culture, Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
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Tracing the history of Asians and Asian Americans in entertainment prior to World War II is a daunting task. For actors of Asian descent in the United States at that time, orientalism ... More
Comedy, Humor, and Asian American Representation

Comedy, Humor, and Asian American Representation   Reference library

Caroline Kyungah Hong

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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2020
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Society and culture, Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
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Comedy and humor are notoriously difficult to define, and no single theory can encompass all comedy and humor. In the broadest sense, “comedy” and “comedic” refer to a specific genre (or ... More
Contemporary Asian American Art

Contemporary Asian American Art   Reference library

Laura Kina

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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2020
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Society and culture, Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
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What is Asian American art? Does it need to be created by an artist of Asian heritage in the United States or have an identifiable Asian aesthetic? Does it need to embody Asian American ... More
Filipino American Literature

Filipino American Literature   Reference library

Jeffrey Arellano Cabusao

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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2020
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Society and culture, Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
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The category of Filipino American literature includes a diverse range of voices from the second largest Asian American ethnic group in the United States....

Global South Korea and the K-Pop Phenomenon

Global South Korea and the K-Pop Phenomenon   Reference library

Crystal S. Anderson

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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2020
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Society and culture, Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
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K-pop is a form of South Korean popular music that emerged in the 1990s in South Korea. It blends Korean and foreign musical elements and has subsequently spread throughout East Asia and ... More
History and Memory: Narrating the Japanese American Incarceration

History and Memory: Narrating the Japanese American Incarceration   Reference library

Christine C. So

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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2020
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Society and culture, Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
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The Japanese American incarceration has fully embedded itself into the history of the United States. The imprisonment of 120,000 Japanese Americans in ten camps across the western United ... More
Human Rights and Asian American Literature and Culture

Human Rights and Asian American Literature and Culture   Reference library

Crystal Parikh

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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2020
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Society and culture, Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
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In her poem “The Watchtower,” Mitsuye Yamada pairs a brief description of the “one uniformed guard,” who monitors the Japanese Americans detained in the World War II internment camps, ... More
Mixed-Race Asian Americans and Contemporary Media and Culture

Mixed-Race Asian Americans and Contemporary Media and Culture   Reference library

Leilani Nishime

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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2020
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Society and culture, Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
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Instead of looking at the history of mixed-race representation as a series of misrecognitions that ultimately originate in the body itself, the changing status of mixed-race people in ... More
New Orleans and Asian American Literature/Culture

New Orleans and Asian American Literature/Culture   Reference library

Marguerite Nguyen

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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2020
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Society and culture, Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
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What kinds of aesthetic and geocultural maps emerge if New Orleans becomes a starting point for considering Asian American culture and history? New Orleans continues to be an iconic and ... More
Sino Caribbean Performance and Music

Sino Caribbean Performance and Music   Reference library

Tzarina T. Prater

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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2020
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Society and culture, Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
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“No cultural identity is pulled out of thin air.”1 —Stuart Hall In the 1993 lecture “Negotiating Caribbean Identities” given at ... More
The View from Another Shore: An Island-Specific Approach to Literary Criticism

The View from Another Shore: An Island-Specific Approach to Literary Criticism   Reference library

Seri I. Luangphinith

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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2020
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Society and culture, Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
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11,600 words
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Scholarship surrounding literature from Hawai‘i is often cast as battles over who has the right to speak for “this place.” The publication of James A. Michener’s ...

Transpacific Femininities

Transpacific Femininities   Reference library

Denise Cruz

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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2020
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Society and culture, Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
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Today’s scholarly accounts of the origins of Asian North American literature often center on two members of the same family: Edith Maude Eaton (Sui Sin Far) and her sister Winnifred Eaton ... More
Yellowface Performance: Historical and Contemporary Contexts

Yellowface Performance: Historical and Contemporary Contexts   Reference library

Josephine Lee

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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2020
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Society and culture, Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
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9,420 words
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In 1990, Actors Equity led protests against the decision to cast white actor Jonathan Pryce in the role of the Engineer, a biracial character, in the Broadway production of ...

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