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Foreign Accents: Chinese American Verse from Exclusion to Postethnicity

Steven G. Yao

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199730339
eISBN:
9780199866540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730339.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book undertakes linguistically informed analyses to examine the various transpacific signifying strategies by which different poets of Chinese descent in the United States have ... More


Chinese/American Verse in Transnational Perspective: Racial Protest and the Poems of Angel Island

Steven G. Yao

in Foreign Accents: Chinese American Verse from Exclusion to Postethnicity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199730339
eISBN:
9780199866540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730339.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines the classical Chinese poetry written by immigrants detained on Angel Island. Composed in almost total anonymity between 1910 and 1940 by largely uneducated Chinese commoners ... More


Poetics of Emptiness: Transformations of Asian Thought in American Poetry

Jonathan Stalling

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823231447
eISBN:
9780823241835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231447.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book uncovers an important untold history by tracing the historically specific, intertextual pathways of a single, if polyvalent, philosophical term, emptiness, as it is transformed within ... More


Trans-Pacific Japanese American Studies: Conversations on Race and Racializations

Yasuko Takezawa and Gary Y. Okihiro (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824847586
eISBN:
9780824873066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847586.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Begun as a conversation among scholars of Japanese American studies in Japan and the United States, Transpacific Japanese American Studies is conceived of as an engagement across national archives, ... More


Transpacific Studies: Framing an Emerging Field

Janet Hoskins and Viet Thanh Nguyen (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839949
eISBN:
9780824868574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839949.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The Pacific has long been a space of conquest, exploration, fantasy, and resistance. Pacific Islanders had established civilizations and cultures of travel well before European explorers arrived, ... More


The WTO, WIPO, ACTA, and More: Fragmentation and Integration

Graeme B. Dinwoodie and Rochelle C. Dreyfuss

in A Neofederalist Vision of TRIPS: The Resilience of the International Intellectual Property Regime

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195304619
eISBN:
9780199933273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304619.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Private International Law

International intellectual property lawmaking since TRIPS has involved many different actors, in many different fora, under a variety of conditions, leading to the phenomenon of fragmentation. This ... More


Leaving Asia for America: Yung Wing, Study Abroad, and Translated Subjectivity

Chih-Ming Wang

in Transpacific Articulations: Student Migration and the Remaking of Asian America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836429
eISBN:
9780824871055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836429.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter takes up the transpacific endeavor of Yung Wing—the first Chinese ever to obtain a college degree in the United States—as a point of departure to explain how study abroad reflects a ... More


Introduction

Yasuko Takezawa and Gary Y. Okihiro

in Trans-Pacific Japanese American Studies: Conversations on Race and Racializations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824847586
eISBN:
9780824873066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847586.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The Introduction explains how the book was generated through a series of dialogues between Japan- and US-based scholars held in Japan and the US. Those engagements highlighted what the contributors ... More


Reorienting Asian American Studies in Asia and the Pacific

Rika Nakamura

in Trans-Pacific Japanese American Studies: Conversations on Race and Racializations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824847586
eISBN:
9780824873066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847586.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the possibilities of an Asian American studies which is more transpacific and inter-Asia oriented, with a specific focus on Japan and East Asia. Inviting U.S.- and Canada-based ... More


Conclusion

Chih-Ming Wang

in Transpacific Articulations: Student Migration and the Remaking of Asian America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836429
eISBN:
9780824871055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836429.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This concluding chapter remarks on the unstable categorization of the “Asian American” due to its transnational and multidirectional linkages. The Asian American identity possesses multivalent and ... More


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