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Translocal Queer Connections

Evelyn Blackwood

in Falling into the Lesbi World: Desire and Difference in Indonesia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834425
eISBN:
9780824870461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834425.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines national and transnational queer discourses and especially their progressive narrative of the development of modern sexual identities. It considers how tombois and their ... More


Queer History and Its Discontents at Tahiti: The Contested Politics of Modernity and Sexual Subjectivity

Deborah Elliston

in Gender on the Edge: Transgender, Gay, and Other Pacific Islanders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838829
eISBN:
9780824869489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838829.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores questions about the uses of history in queer narratives of the present. More specifically, it considers how narratives of the past are (re)made through contemporary experiences ... More


Introduction

Amy Sueyoshi

in Queer Compulsions: Race, Nation, and Sexuality in the Affairs of Yone Noguchi

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834975
eISBN:
9780824870683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834975.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book examines the confluence of race, sexuality, gender, and nation in the intimate relationships of Yone Noguchi. From his expression of impassioned love to Charles Warren Stoddard to his ... More


Takemura Kazuko: On Friendship and the Queering of American and Japanese Studies

J. Keith Vincent

in Rethinking Japanese Feminisms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866693
eISBN:
9780824876937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866693.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Takemura Kazuko (1954–2011) was a key figure in feminist studies and queer theory between Japan and the U.S. In her late essay, “The Renaissance of a Discipline,” she asks fundamental questions about ... More


Gender, Sexuality, and Queer Desires

Evelyn Blackwood

in Falling into the Lesbi World: Desire and Difference in Indonesia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834425
eISBN:
9780824870461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834425.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book explores the discourses that circulate in the lives of Indonesian lesbians “tomboi” (derived from the English word “tomboy”), their practices, their social relations with kin and community, ... More


Queer Intimacies: 1899–1904

Amy Sueyoshi

in Queer Compulsions: Race, Nation, and Sexuality in the Affairs of Yone Noguchi

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834975
eISBN:
9780824870683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834975.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines Yone Noguchi's engagement to Ethel Armes and Charles Warren Stoddard's disapproval of it. By December 1903 Noguchi appeared to be married to Léonie Gilmour, even as he ... More


Epilogue

Amy Sueyoshi

in Queer Compulsions: Race, Nation, and Sexuality in the Affairs of Yone Noguchi

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834975
eISBN:
9780824870683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834975.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This epilogue traces the lives of Yone Noguchi, Léonie Gilmour, and Ethel Armes after Charles Warren Stoddard's death and highlights Noguchi's personal rather than literary significance in bohemian ... More


“To Whom Do Our Bodies Belong?”: Being Queer in Chinese DV Documentary

Luke Robinson

in DV-Made China: Digital Subjects and Social Transformations after Independent Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846817
eISBN:
9780824868116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846817.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Independently produced digital documentaries about the Chinese queer community have often approached male homosexuality as performance, while deploying formally performative techniques to document ... More


From Counter-Orientalism to Queer Spirituality

Rebecca Suter

in Holy Ghosts: The Christian Century in Modern Japanese Fiction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840013
eISBN:
9780824868581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840013.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The chapter investigates representation of the Christian century in the 1990s, after the burst of the financial bubble, and the appropriation of the figure of Amakusa Shirō on the part of youth ... More


Striving to Be Queer: Challenging Inequality from Positions of Privilege

Michael Armato

in Transforming the Ivory Tower: Challenging Racism, Sexism, and Homophobia in the Academy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835262
eISBN:
9780824870645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835262.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter presents the author's account of how he is challenging inequalities from the position of privilege that he occupies as a White, heterosexual male. He argues that that privilege obligates ... More


Queering the Ivory Tower: Tales of a Troublemaking Homosexual

Brett C. Stockdill

in Transforming the Ivory Tower: Challenging Racism, Sexism, and Homophobia in the Academy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835262
eISBN:
9780824870645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835262.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter presents the author's account of the development of his own brand of queerness. He utilizes a queer political perspective to illuminate overt and covert forms of inequality and possible ... More


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