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Accents and Asian American Representation in Contemporary Culture

Accents and Asian American Representation in Contemporary Culture   Reference library

Shilpa S. Davé

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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2020
The study of accents can be broken into two areas: proficiency and performance.1 The narrative associated with proficiency relies on analytics related to skills and competence and the ... More
Agriculture and Asian American Literature

Agriculture and Asian American Literature   Reference library

Sarah Wald

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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Agriculture is a significant yet understudied theme in Asian American literature. A wide variety of Asian American essays, plays, novels, poems, and memoirs take place on farms. More than ... More
An Asian American Epistemology of Reading: Aiiieeeee! and Ekphrasis

An Asian American Epistemology of Reading: Aiiieeeee! and Ekphrasis   Reference library

Elda E. Tsou

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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The story of a self-consciously Asian American literature begins in the 1970s as a political struggle, sparking off civil rights and other liberation movements, to articulate a panethnic ... More
Archipelagoes and Oceania in Asian American and Pacific Islander Literary Studies

Archipelagoes and Oceania in Asian American and Pacific Islander Literary Studies   Reference library

Harrod J. Suarez

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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In “Towards a New Oceania,” an illuminating essay published in 1976, the Samoan poet Albert Wendt decries the “sociologist and all the other ‘ologists who have plagued Oceania” with their ... More
Asian American and Pacific Islander Sport

Asian American and Pacific Islander Sport   Reference library

Robert T. Hayashi

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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In October 1909, the Reading Times published an article on “Harvard’s Chinese Athlete,” Kao Chow Li. He had, as the byline proclaimed, done “stunts on the track and with pole that ... More
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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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 American Children’s Literature

Asian American Children’s Literature   Reference library

Sarah Park Dahlen

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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In order to understand the scope of Asian American children’s literature, one must ask, “What is Asian America?” In The Making of Asian America...

Asian American Detective Fiction

Asian American Detective Fiction   Reference library

Calvin McMillin

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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Asian American detective fiction encompasses a diverse selection of 20th- and 21st-century crime fiction written by Asian American authors and featuring protagonists of Asian descent. A ... More
Asian American Ecocriticism

Asian American Ecocriticism   Reference library

Anita Mannur and Casey Kuhajda

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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In January 2017, the Asian American Literary Review (AALR) released a highly acclaimed, crowdfunded issue on Asian American mental health. Entitled “Open in Emergency,” the multimodal ... More
Asian American Experimental Theater and Solo Performance

Asian American Experimental Theater and Solo Performance   Reference library

Dan Bacalzo

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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Asian American theater began on the fringe. In many ways, it has stayed there. While more conventional dramas have included some mainstream successes (such as David Henry Hwang’s ...

Asian American Feminist Performance

Asian American Feminist Performance   Reference library

Lucy Mae San Pablo Burns and Mana Hayakawa

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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“This interview was inspired by absence,” writes Kimberly May Jew in a 2011 article featuring interviews with Canyon Sam, Denise Uyehara, and Brenda Wong Aoki....

Asian American Graphic Narrative

Asian American Graphic Narrative   Reference library

Monica Chiu and Jeanette Roan

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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“Asian American graphic narrative” as a concept, a critical designation, and an object of scholarly study has come about only since about ...

Asian Americanist Critique and Listening Practices of Contemporary Popular Music

Asian Americanist Critique and Listening Practices of Contemporary Popular Music   Reference library

Summer Kim Lee

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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Contemporary popular music in the United States gives scholars a rich site for tracing histories of the racialized, gendered, and sexual production of Asian Americans that move and operate ... More
Asian American Literary Reception and Readership

Asian American Literary Reception and Readership   Reference library

Tamara Bhalla

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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There is an abiding suspicion in minority literatures, and Asian American literatures more specifically, regarding the limitations of ethnographic or representational methods of reading. ... More
Asian American Queer Performance

Asian American Queer Performance   Reference library

Vivian L. Huang

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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The intersectional and interdisciplinary framing of Asian American queer performance raises questions—some immediate, others more patient—that this article simultaneously articulates and ... 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 Hip-Hop

Asian Americans in Hip-Hop   Reference library

Ninochka McTaggart and Oliver Wang

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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Hip-hop is a black, Afro-diasporic art form with roots in African American, Afro-Caribbean, black, and Latina/o expressive cultural traditions. Its best-known form is via recordings, aka ... 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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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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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
Asian Americans on Television

Asian Americans on Television   Reference library

Alison Yeh Cheung and Kent A. Ono

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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2020
Asian Americans have played limited, but infamous roles on TV; when Asian Americans do appear on TV, they have often been misrepresented or portrayed as racist stereotypes. Indeed, as Kent ... More

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