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Chinatown Opera Theater in North America

Nancy Yunhwa Rao

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040566
eISBN:
9780252099007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040566.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

In this expansive project, Nancy Yunhwa Rao examines the world of Chinatown theaters, focusing on iconic theaters in San Francisco and New York but also tracing the transnational networks and ... More


Africans to Spanish America: Expanding the Diaspora

Sherwin K. Bryant and Rachel Sarah O'Toole (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036637
eISBN:
9780252093715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036637.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book expands the Diaspora framework that has shaped much of the recent scholarship on Africans in the Americas to include Mexico, Peru, Ecuador, and Cuba, exploring the connections and ... More


The Chinese Exclusion Act and Chinatown Theaters

Nancy Yunhwa Rao

in Chinatown Opera Theater in North America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040566
eISBN:
9780252099007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040566.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter focuses on immigration policies in the United States and how they impacted Chinatown opera theaters from their burgeoning in the nineteenth century through the passage of the Chinese ... More


Immigration: Privilege or Right?

Nancy Yunhwa Rao

in Chinatown Opera Theater in North America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040566
eISBN:
9780252099007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040566.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter is a case study that examines close-up one theater’s tug-of-war with Immigration Bureau to gain legitimacy at various junctures. It focuses on San Francisco Mandarin Theater’s struggle ... More


Powder and Rouge: Theaters in British Columbia

Nancy Yunhwa Rao

in Chinatown Opera Theater in North America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040566
eISBN:
9780252099007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040566.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter shifts our focus to the thriving community of Cantonese opera theaters in Canada, from as early as the late nineteenth century. Despite anti-Chinese initiatives growing toward the end of ... More


Segregation, Exclusion, and the Chinese Communities in Georgia, 1880s-1940

Daniel Bronstein

in Asian Americans in Dixie: Race and Migration in the South

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037832
eISBN:
9780252095955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037832.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the impact of various state apparatuses, including exclusion laws, on the little remarked but fascinating Chinese American merchant communities in Atlanta, Augusta, and ... More


Aliens: The Interracial Family in

Leilani Nishime

in Undercover Asian: Multiracial Asian Americans in Visual Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038075
eISBN:
9780252095344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038075.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the visual exclusion of multiracial Asians. It also looks at television and film's overt use of multiracial tropes to signal utopic/dystopic futures. The science-fiction ... More


Parallel Tracks and Fraught Encounters: The Human Rights and Feminist Movements (and Campesina Protagonism) in Peru

Pascha Bueno-Hansen

in Feminist and Human Rights Struggles in Peru: Decolonizing Transitional Justice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039423
eISBN:
9780252097539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039423.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the struggles and gaps between the protagonism of rural Andean women, or campesinas, and the priorities of the human rights and feminist movements in Peru as they try to address ... More


Rooted/Uprooted: Place, Policy, and Salvadoran Transnational Identities in Rural Arkansas

Miranda Cady Hallett

in Latin American Migrations to the U.S. Heartland: Changing Social Landscapes in Middle America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037665
eISBN:
9780252094927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037665.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter asks what happens when transnational migrant families own homes, plant trees, and establish businesses in small-town America but still lack a viable path to legal residency. Based on ... More


The Paradox of Black Citizenship

Christen A. Smith

in Afro-Paradise: Blackness, Violence, and Performance in Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039935
eISBN:
9780252098093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039935.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the politics of citizenship, blackness, and exclusion in Bahia, taking up the question of Afro-nationalism. It argues that black people confront visible and invisible human ... More


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