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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


Oceanic Archives, Indigenous Epistemologies, and Transpacific American Studies

Yuan Shu, Otto Heim, and Kendall Johnson (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888455775
eISBN:
9789882204034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455775.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

As part of the paradigm shift from the transatlantic to the transpacific in transnational American studies, this volume not only offers critical ways in which we rethink American exceptionalism, but ... 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


Coda

Christopher B. Patterson

in Open World Empire: Race, Erotics, and the Global Rise of Video Games

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479802043
eISBN:
9781479886029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479802043.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The coda briefly reiterates the book’s two main arguments: (1) that games train us as citizens of the open world empire to quantify, to tabulate, to enjoy certainty, and to be well adjusted to ... 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 Gateway to the Pacific: Japanese Americans and the Remaking of San Francisco

Meredith Oda

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226592602
eISBN:
9780226592886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226592886.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the decades following World War II, municipal leaders and ordinary citizens embraced San Francisco’s identity as the “Gateway to the Pacific” and used it to reimagine and rebuild their city. ... 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


Opening the Gates to Asia: A Transpacific History of How America Repealed Asian Exclusion

Jane H. Hong

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653365
eISBN:
9781469653389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653365.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Over the course of less than a century, the U.S. transformed from a nation that excluded Asians from immigration and citizenship to one that receives more immigrants from Asia than from anywhere else ... More


Race and Black Humor: From a Planetary Perspective

Takayuki Tatsumi

in Dis-Orienting Planets: Racial Representations of Asia in Science Fiction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811523
eISBN:
9781496811561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811523.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Takayuki Tatsumi, in “Race and Black Humor: From a Planetary Perspective,” uses the literary concept of black humor to frame his discussion of race and humanity on a global scale. Starting with a ... More


Crossing the Pacific

David O. McKay

Reid L. Neilson and Carson V. Teuscher (eds)

in Pacific Apostle: The 1920–21 Diary of David O. McKay in the Latter-day Saint Island Missions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042850
eISBN:
9780252051715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042850.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Departing from Utah, David O. McKay and Hugh J. Cannon began their year-long fact-finding mission on December 4, 1920, traveling northwest by railroad to the deepwater port of Vancouver, Canada. The ... More


Return to Japan

David O. McKay

Reid L. Neilson and Carson V. Teuscher (eds)

in Pacific Apostle: The 1920-21 Diary of David O. McKay in the Latter-day Saint Island Missions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042850
eISBN:
9780252051715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042850.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Returning to Japan, McKay and Cannon prepared for their final seventeen days in the Orient. They passed through Nagasaki, Kobe, Kyoto, and Sapporo before finally arriving in Yokohama. Amid their ... More


The Challenge of the Pacific

Rudolph J. Vecoli and Francesco Durante

Donna R. Gabaccia (ed.)

in Oh Capitano!: Celso Cesare Moreno - Adventurer, Cheater, and Scoundrel on Four Continents

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823279869
eISBN:
9780823281428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279869.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on Celso Cesare Moreno's failed Pulau Weh project during his voyage to North America that commenced in 1868. It first considers the various reactions to Moreno's presence in ... 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


Transpacific Entanglements

Yên Lê Espiritu, Lisa Lowe, and Lisa Yoneyama

in Flashpoints for Asian American Studies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278602
eISBN:
9780823280629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278602.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Concentrated on U.S. militarization, U.S. war-making, and militarized refugees, this chapter contemplates the multivalent entanglements and interweavings that are part and parcel of U.S. empire over ... More


The Gold Mountain Trade

Elizabeth Sinn

in Pacific Crossing: Californian Gold, Chinese Migration, and the Making of Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139712
eISBN:
9789888180172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139712.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

Goods were exported to California for the consumption of the general population as well as the Chinese community, and China goods were redistributed at San Francisco to the region and to the East ... More


Maxine Hong Kingston’s Transpacific Imagination: From the Talk Story of the “No-Name Woman” to the Book of Peace

Yuan Shu

in Oceanic Archives, Indigenous Epistemologies, and Transpacific American Studies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888455775
eISBN:
9789882204034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455775.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

In juxtaposing The Fifth Book of Peace with The Woman Warrior, this essay argues that Kingston has moved away from the narrative role as a native informant and presents a new multicultural United ... 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


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