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New Books in Asian American Studies

By Marshall Poe

Interviews with Scholars of Asian America about their New Books

  1. 1.
    Jinah Kim, "Postcolonial Grief: The Afterlives of the Pacific Wars in the Americas" (Duke UP, 2019)07/11/2019
    1:32:43
  2. 2.
    Genevieve Carpio, "Collisions at the Crossroads: How Place and Mobility Make Race" (U California Press, 2019)07/08/2019
    1:09:54
  3. 3.
    Dorinne Kondo, "Worldmaking: Race, Performance, and the Work of Creativity" (Duke UP, 2018)06/24/2019
    46:47
  4. 4.
    Anne A. Cheng, "Ornamentalism" (Oxford UP, 2019)06/21/2019
    1:05:56
  5. 5.
    Camisha Russell, "The Assisted Reproduction of Race" (Indiana UP, 2018)06/20/2019
    1:16:46
  6. 6.
    Long T. Bui, "Returns of War: South Vietnam and the Price of Refugee Memory" (NYU Press, 2018)06/07/2019
    50:36
  7. 7.
    Manu Karuka, "Empire’s Tracks: Indigenous Nations, Chinese Workers, and the Transcontinental Railroad" (U California Press, 2019)06/05/2019
    1:07:07
  8. 8.
    Anne A. Cheng, "Ornamentalism" (Oxford UP, 2019)05/22/2019
    33:44
  1. 9.
    Ali Michael, "Raising Race Questions: Whiteness and Inquiry in Education" (Teachers College Press, 2015)05/13/2019
    1:10:11
  2. 10.
    Ann Gleig, "American Dharma: Buddhism Beyond Modernity" (Yale UP, 2019)04/26/2019
    1:26:39
  3. 11.
    Nancy Yunhwa Rao, "Chinatown Opera Theater in North America" (U Illinois Press, 2017)04/03/2019
    55:31
  4. 12.
    Discussion of Massive Online Peer Review and Open Access Publishing03/19/2019
    30:24
  5. 13.
    Geraldine Heng, "The Invention of Race in the European Middle Ages" (Cambridge UP, 2018)02/26/2019
    59:11
  6. 14.
    Duncan Williams, “American Sutra: A Story of Faith and Freedom in the Second World War” (Harvard UP, 201902/18/2019
    1:28:01
  7. 15.
    Debra Thompson, "The Schematic State: Race, Transnationalism, and the Politics of the Census" (Cambridge UP, 2016)02/12/2019
    51:06
  8. 16.
    Ana Paulina Lee, "Mandarin Brazil: Race, Representation, and Memory" (Stanford UP, 2018)12/13/2018
    1:08:09
  9. 17.
    Jessica Trounstine, "Segregation by Design: Local Politics and Inequality in American Cities" (Cambridge UP, 2018)12/12/2018
    22:08
  10. 18.
    Noenoe K. Silva, "Steel-Tipped Pen: Reconstructing Native Hawaiian Intellectual History" (Duke UP, 2017)12/10/2018
    45:28
  11. 19.
    McKenzie Wark, "General Intellects: Twenty-One Thinkers for the Twenty-First Century" (Verso, 2017)12/06/2018
    1:01:16
  12. 20.
    Connie Chiang, “Nature Behind Barbed Wire: An Environmental History of the Japanese American Incarceration” (Oxford UP, 2018)10/31/2018
    53:01
  13. 21.
    Janelle Wong, “Immigrants, Evangelicals, and Politics in an Era of Demographic Change” (Russell Sage Foundation, 2018)09/21/2018
    18:23
  14. 22.
    Jan M. Padios, “A Nation on the Line: Call Centers as Postcolonial Predicaments in the Philippines” (Duke UP,09/10/2018
    1:01:53
  15. 23.
    Kawika Guillermo, “Stamped: An Anti-Travel Novel” (Westphalia Press, 2018)08/28/2018
    50:33
  16. 24.
    Lily Wong, “Transpacific Attachments: Sex Work, Media Networks, and Affective Histories of Chineseness” (Columbia UP, 2018)08/20/2018
    48:58
  17. 25.
    Valerie Francisco-Menchavez, “The Labor of Care: Filipina Migrants and Transnational Families in the Digital Age” (U Illinois Press, 2018)08/13/2018
    1:00:05
  18. 26.
    Laura Kina and Jan Christian Bernabe, “Queering Contemporary Asian American Art” (U Washington Press, 2017)08/08/2018
    1:02:07
  19. 27.
    Mary-Kim Arnold, “Litany for the Long Moment” (Essay Press, 2018)08/07/2018
    56:38
  20. 28.
    Lon Kurashige, “Two Faces of Exclusion: The Untold History of Anti-Asian Racism in the United States” (U North Carolina Press, 2016)06/19/2018
    1:23:25
  21. 29.
    Amy Sueyoshi, “Discriminating Sex: White Leisure and the Making of the American ‘Oriental'” (U Illinois Press, 2018)06/01/2018
    1:06:33
  22. 30.
    Beth Lew-Williams, “The Chinese Must Go: Violence, Exclusion, and the Making of the Alien in America” (Harvard UP, 2018)05/28/2018
    53:41
  23. 31.
    Simeon Man, “Soldiering through Empire: Race and the Making of the Decolonizing Pacific” (U California Press, 2018)05/25/2018
    44:11
  24. 32.
    David Atkinson, “The Burden of White Supremacy: Containing Asian Migration in the British Empire and the United States” (UNC Press, 2016)04/19/2018
    1:09:50
  25. 33.
    Allison Varzally, “Children of Reunion: Vietnamese Adoptions and the Politics of Family Migrations” (UNC Press, 2017)04/13/2018
    59:02
  26. 34.
    Julian Lim, “Porous Borders: Multiracial Migrations and the Law in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands” (UNC Press, 2017)03/30/2018
    44:06
  27. 35.
    Christopher B. Patterson, “Transitive Cultures: Anglophone Literature of the Transpacific” (Rutgers UP, 2018)03/26/2018
    46:41
  28. 36.
    Mark Padoongpatt, “Flavors of Empire: Food and the Making of Thai America” (U of California Press, 2017)02/13/2018
    1:04:47
  29. 37.
    Harrod Suarez, “The Work of Mothering: Globalization and the Filipino Diaspora” (U Illinois Press, 2017)02/08/2018
    1:00:12
  30. 38.
    Nicholas Trajano Molnar, “American Mestizos, the Philippines, and the Malleability of Race, 1898-1961” (U Missouri Press, 2017)02/07/2018
    51:59
  31. 39.
    Angela Davis-Gardner, “Butterfly’s Child” (Random House, 2011)12/20/2017
    43:07
  32. 40.
    Jason Oliver Chang, “Chino: Anti-Chinese Racism in Mexico, 1880-1940” (U. Illinois Press, 2017)12/13/2017
    1:09:47
  33. 41.
    Stephanie Hinnershitz, “A Different Shade of Justice: Asian American Civil Rights in the South” (UNC Press, 2017)11/14/2017
    1:03:57
  34. 42.
    Eric J. Pido, “Migrant Returns: Manila, Development, and Transnational Connectivity” (Duke UP, 2017)10/27/2017
    36:46
  35. 43.
    Ellen Eisenberg, “The First to Cry Down Injustice?: Western Jews and Japanese Removal during WWII” (Lexington Books, 2008)01/27/2017
    1:19:04
  36. 44.
    Richard Jean So, “Transpacific Community: America, China, and the Rise and Fall of a Cultural Network” (Columbia University Press, 2016)01/23/2017
    1:06:36
  37. 45.
    Mary Chapman, “Becoming Sui Sin Far: Early Fiction, Journalism and Travel Writing of Edith Maude Eaton” (McGill-Queens UP, 2016)11/12/2016
    56:31
  38. 46.
    Eric Tang, “Unsettled: Cambodian Refugees in the NYC Hyperghetto” (Temple UP, 2015)06/28/2016
    57:02
  39. 47.
    Edlie Wong, “Racial Reconstruction: Black Inclusion, Chinese Exclusion, and the Fictions of Citizenship” (NYU Press, 2015)06/15/2016
    1:09:19
  40. 48.
    Eubanks, Abel and Chen, eds., “Verge: Studies in Global Asias 1.2: Collecting Asias” (U of Minnesota Press, 2015)03/18/2016
    1:03:27
  41. 49.
    Christine Hong, “Identity, Youth, and Gender in the Korean American Church” (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015)12/12/2015
    47:31
  42. 50.
    Grace Wang, “Soundtracks of Asian America: Navigating Race Through Musical Performance”11/09/2015
    44:33
  43. 51.
    Madeline Y. Hsu, “The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority” (Princeton UP, 2015)06/23/2015
    41:48
  44. 52.
    Simon C. Kim, “Memory and Honor” (Liturgical Press, 2013)05/05/2015
    1:11:09
  45. 53.
    Wen Jin, “Pluralist Universalism: An Asian Americanist Critique of U.S. and Chinese Multiculturalisms” (Ohio State University Press, 2012)03/20/2015
    42:52
  46. 54.
    Doug McAdam and Karina Kloos, “Deeply Divided: Racial Politics and Social Movements in Postwar America” (Oxford UP 2014)03/15/2015
    25:28
  47. 55.
    Sean Metzger, “Chinese Looks: Fashion, Performance, Race” (Indiana UP, 2014)12/28/2014
    1:00:57
  48. 56.
    Denise Cruz, “Transpacific Femininities: The Making of the Modern Filipina” (Duke UP, 2012)11/04/2014
    58:13
  49. 57.
    Vernadette V. Gonzalez, “Securing Paradise: Tourism and Militarism in Hawai’i and the Philippines” (Duke UP, 2013)09/22/2014
    1:16:57
  50. 58.
    Albert Park and David Yoo, eds., “Encountering Modernity: Christianity in East Asia and Asian America” (University of Hawaii Press, 2014)09/10/2014
    1:18:18
  51. 59.
    Martin Joseph Ponce, “Beyond the Nation: Diasporic Filipino Literature and Queer Reading” (NYU Press, 2012)07/22/2014
    56:38
  52. 60.
    Leilani Nishime, “Undercover Asian: Multiracial Asian Americans in Visual Culture” (University of Illinois Press, 2014)06/16/2014
    56:34
  53. 61.
    Emma Teng, “Eurasian: Mixed Identities in the United States, China, and Hong Kong, 1842-1943” (University of California Press, 2013)02/23/2014
    1:03:03
  54. 62.
    Ellen D. Wu, “The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority” (Princeton UP, 2014)02/17/2014
    55:49
  55. 63.
    Thuy Linh Tu, “The Beautiful Generation: Asian Americans and the Cultural Economy of Fashion” (Duke UP, 2010)02/01/2014
    52:17
  56. 64.
    Rick Baldoz, “The Third Asiatic Invasion: Migration and Empire in Filipino America, 1898-1946” (NYU Press, 2011)01/16/2014
    1:08:26
  57. 65.
    Erin Khue Ninh, “Ingratitude: The Debt-Bound Daughter in Asian American Literature” (NYU Press, 2011)01/06/2014
    1:02:05
  58. 66.
    Julia H. Lee, “Interracial Encounters: Reciprocal Representations in African and Asian American Literatures, 1896-1937” (NYU Press, 2011)12/18/2013
    1:04:26
  59. 67.
    Nicholas Hartlep, “The Model Minority Stereotype: Demystifying Asian American Success” (Information Age, 2013)11/21/2013
    55:03
  60. 68.
    Robyn Rodriguez, “Migrants for Export: How the Philippine State Brokers Labor to the World” (University of Minnesota Press, 2010)10/30/2013
    59:19
  61. 69.
    Dawn B. Mabalon, “Little Manila is in the Heart” (Duke UP, 2013)10/24/2013
    1:05:48

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