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Becoming American? The Art and Identity Crisis of Yasuo Kuniyoshi

Becoming American? The Art and Identity Crisis of Yasuo Kuniyoshi

ShiPu Wang

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834180
eISBN:
9780824870393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834180.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

On December 8, 1941, artist Yasuo Kuniyoshi (1889–1953) awoke to find himself branded an “enemy alien” by the U.S. government in the aftermath of Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor. The historical crisis ... More

The Dance of IdentitiesKorean Adoptees and Their Journey toward Empowerment

The Dance of Identities: Korean Adoptees and Their Journey toward Empowerment

John D. Palmer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833718
eISBN:
9780824870423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833718.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Korean adoptees have a difficult time relating to any of the racial identity models because they are people of color who often grew up in white homes and communities. When Korean adoptees attempt to ... More

Dubious GastronomyThe Cultural Politics of Eating Asian in the USA

Dubious Gastronomy: The Cultural Politics of Eating Asian in the USA

Robert Ji-Song Ku

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839215
eISBN:
9780824869465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839215.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

California roll, Chinese take-out, American-made kimchi, dogmeat, monosodium glutamate, SPAM—all are examples of what this book calls “dubious” foods. Strongly associated with Asian and Asian ... More

Eating Korean in AmericaGastronomic Ethnography of Authenticity

Eating Korean in America: Gastronomic Ethnography of Authenticity

Sonia Ryang

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839352
eISBN:
9780824868222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839352.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Based on multi-sited ethnographic fieldwork, Sonia Ryang writes Eating Korean: Gastronomic Ethnography of Authenticity as much as an eater as a researcher. Her encounters with key Korean food items ... More

EthnoburbThe New Ethnic Community in Urban America

Ethnoburb: The New Ethnic Community in Urban America

Wei Li

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830656
eISBN:
9780824869939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830656.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This innovative work provides a new model for the analysis of ethnic and racial settlement patterns in the United States and Canada. Ethnoburbs—suburban ethnic clusters of residential areas and ... More

Food and Power in Hawai'iVisions of Food Democracy

Food and Power in Hawai'i: Visions of Food Democracy

Aya Hirata Kimura and Krisnawati Suryanata (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824858537
eISBN:
9780824873042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858537.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

What are the challenges to the food system in Hawai‘i? Food and Power explores issues facing the way we eat and produce (or do not produce) food in Hawai‘i. Given Hawai‘i’s island geography, high ... More

Japanese New YorkMigrant Artists and Self-reinvention on the World Stage

Japanese New York: Migrant Artists and Self-reinvention on the World Stage

Olga Kanzaki Sooudi

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839413
eISBN:
9780824869090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839413.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Spend time in New York City and, soon enough, you will encounter some of the Japanese nationals who live and work there. NYC is also home to one of the largest overseas Japanese populations in the ... More

Locating Life StoriesBeyond East-West Binaries in (Auto)Biographical Studies

Locating Life Stories: Beyond East-West Binaries in (Auto)Biographical Studies

Maureen Perkins (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837303
eISBN:
9780824871543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837303.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The thirteen essays in this book come from Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Malaysia, South Africa, and Hawai‘i. With a shared focus on the specific local conditions that influence the ways ... More

Relative HistoriesMediating History in Asian American Family Memoirs

Relative Histories: Mediating History in Asian American Family Memoirs

Rocío G. Davis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834586
eISBN:
9780824870485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834586.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book focuses on the Asian American memoir that specifically recounts the story of at least three generations of the same family. This form of auto/biography concentrates as much on other members ... More

Scrutinized!Surveillance in Asian North American Literature

Scrutinized!: Surveillance in Asian North American Literature

Monica Chiu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838423
eISBN:
9780824869588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838423.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chang-rae Lee's Native Speaker, Kerri Sakamoto's The Electrical Field, Don Lee's Country of Origin, Mohsin Hamid's The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Susan Choi's A Person of Interest. These and a host of ... More

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