Asian American

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an American who is of Asian descent

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I was, and remain, an outsider to Hmong America, to Asian America, and to America, although my relationship to these different social territories has evolved, and I no longer feel like an insider to China, my "homeland.
1998, Q&A: Queer in Asian America, Philadelphia: Temple University Press; Song Cho, ed.
Comcast announced the launch of Cinema Asian America, a new On Demand destination featuring Asian American content that reflects the diversity and depth of Asian American culture and its cinema.
6) Wendy Chun, "Orienting Orientalism, or How to Map Cyberspace," in Asian America.
8) Pei-te Lien, The Making of Asian America through Political Participation, (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2001); Lisa S.
Yoon in the June/July issue of aMagazine: Inside Asian America.
Co-editor Hwang's chapter, "The Interrelationship between Anti-Asian Violence and Asian America," is especially notable for its exploration of the complicated nature of hate crimes and their meaning for different ethnic communities.
s new scheduling secretary is also a former Miss Asian America and a lingerie model with her own site on the Internet, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.
Cinema Asian America Films, Documentaries, Bios, Specials and Music Highlight Asian-Pacific Culture
Cross-reading an old classic and a new one--Wong's novel being an early work in the Asian-American canon and Yamashita's the 2012 winner of the Association for Asian American Studies' book prize and finalist for the National Book Award--stages a conversation about Asian America that widens the scope of what Asian-American political and social critique can and should look like.
Gasman (University of Pennsylvania) and Bowman III (Prairie View A&M University) interviewed development and alumni relations staff at 19 institutions and surveyed 800 alumni of color across the country to explore new ways to engage potential donors among college and university alumni of color: African American, Latino, Native American, Asian America, and Pacific Islanders.
Currently entitled "Radical Orientalism: Asia, Asian America, and American Social Movements," her new book project examines the influence of Asian culture and politics on American forms of radicalism during the mid-1950s through the 1970s.
What may be worse for Asian American intellectuals than fractures within Asian America, however, is the ironic prospect that there can still be a relatively unified Asian America that will operate under a different set of signs from antiracism and anticapitalism (2002: 168).
The pimped-out image of Asian America that "Learn Chinese" maps out might have to be exhausted in all its ambivalent, politically mixed glory before the street prophets can overtake the hustlers to tell America of the real Chinatown.
Building on the work of a dozen cultural theorists, from Arif Dirlik and Lisa Lowe to Saskia Sassen and David Harvey, as well as recent social histories of Asian America and careful readings of films, short stories, and autobiographies, Asian/American offers a new framework for understanding twentieth-century Asian American history, culture, and literature.
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