By Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu,Mimi Thi Nguyen,Kevin Fellezs
This interdisciplinary assortment brings jointly participants operating in Asian American stories, English, anthropology, sociology, and artwork historical past. they think about problems with cultural authenticity raised via Asian American participation in hip hop and jazz, the emergence of an orientalist “Indo-chic” in U.S. early life tradition, and the stream of Vietnamese tune style exhibits. They research the connection among chinese language eating places and American tradition, problems with sexuality and race delivered to the fore within the video functionality artwork of a Bruce Lee–channeling drag king, and immigrant tv audience’ dismayed reactions to a chinese language American chef who's “not chinese language enough.” The essays in Alien Encounters display the significance of scholarly engagement with pop culture. Taking pop culture heavily finds how humans think and exhibit their affective relationships to heritage, identification, and belonging.
Contributors. Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, Kevin Fellezs, Vernadette Vicuña Gonzalez, Joan Kee, Nhi T. Lieu, Sunaina Maira, Martin F. Manalansan IV, Mimi Thi Nguyen, Robyn Magalit Rodriguez, Sukhdev Sandhu, Christopher A. Shinn, Indigo Som, Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu, Oliver Wang
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Alien Encounters: Popular Culture in Asian America by Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu,Mimi Thi Nguyen,Kevin Fellezs