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By Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu,Mimi Thi Nguyen,Kevin Fellezs

ISBN-10: 0822339102

ISBN-13: 9780822339106

ISBN-10: 0822339226

ISBN-13: 9780822339229

Alien Encounters showcases leading edge instructions in Asian American cultural experiences. In essays exploring themes starting from pulp fiction to multimedia artwork to import-car subcultures, individuals research Asian americans’ interactions with pop culture as either creators and shoppers. Written through a brand new new release of cultural critics, those essays replicate post-1965 Asian the United States; the members pay nuanced awareness to problems with gender, sexuality, transnationality, and citizenship, and so they unabashedly get pleasure from pop culture.

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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