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an American who is of Asian descent

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The activists share where and how they grew up, the people and events that influenced who they became, and their activism, detailing why and how Asian America originated, as Chinese, Japanese, and Filipinos in the US came together to transform themselves from Orientals into Asian Americans in a culture defined by black and white; their establishment of organizations, cultural productions, forms of knowledge, and ways of being to create their own political culture; and the memory and meaning of the movement.
Fellezs, Kevin, "Silenced but Not Silent: Asian Americans and Jazz," in Alien Encounters: Popular Culture in Asian America, ed.
A race so different; performance and law in Asian America.
Making Waves: An Anthology of Writings by and about Asian America Women (Boston: Beacon Press, 1989); Elaine Kim, Slaying the Dragon (Berkeley: Asian Women United of California, 2011); Elaine Kim, "Such Opposite Creatures: Men and Women in Asian American Literature," Michigan Quarterly Review 29, no.
Likewise, Eng's Racial Castration: Managing Masculinity in Asian America (2001) and Mirande's Hombresy Machos: Masculinity in Latino Culture (1997) explore the process of (de)construction of, respectively, Asian American and Latino masculine identities.
1) As more and more Asian Americans maintain connections on both sides of the Pacific and "flexible citizenship" (Ong)--usually deriving from one's dual, triple, or multiple national/ ethnic/familial affiliations across the Pacific--gains privileges in transnational commerce and travel, it becomes inadaquate to comprehend Asian America as an ethnic group inside the Americas.
In 1996, they left me slightly disoriented--I had just come from China and my preconceived image of America, or even Asian America had not included Hmong America.
Asian experience were published, including Asian American Sexualities: Dimensions of the Gay and lesbian Experience (1996), Q&A: Queer in Asian America (1998), and Rice: Explorations in Asian Gay Culture and Politics (1998).
At this year's Congress of Cities, & Exposition in Denver, the Asian Pacific American Municipal Officials (APAMO), an NLC constituency group, had the opportunity to hear about a new program known as Cinema Asian America being promoted by Comcast, an NLC corporate partner.
Somnasang, an accountant with PGE in Portland, will compete in the Miss Asian America pageant.
Dance of Asian America presenta el espectaculo "Splendid China IV", que representa sobre el escenario la oferta de este vasto pais en lo que a historia, musica y danzas se refiere.
Eng categorizes Mari with other "prominent female hysterics in Asian American literature" (Racial Castration: Managing Masculinity in Asian America [Durham: Duke UP, 2001]: 254, note 1).
There is not a black America and a white America and Latino America and Asian America, thereEs the United States of America|, it was a bell you would keep on ringing as you ran.
Jung's work thus connects the history of Asian America to the Caribbean (and to African American history) in highly significant ways that are major departures from the field's usual attention to the trans-Pacific and west-coast regions.
Hom garnered international recognition with her seminal work co-edited with David Eng, Q & A: Queer in Asian America.
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