Southeast Asian Diaspora in the United States: Memories and Visions, Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Southeast Asian Diaspora in the United States: Memories and Visions, Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

by Jonathan H X Lee (Editor)

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Overview

Southeast Asian Diaspora in the United States: Memories and Visions, Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow provides various exploratory interpretations of Southeast Asian American subjectivities, communities, histories, creativities, and cultural expressions, as they are revealed, informed, or infused with visions, dreams, and or memories of self in relation to others, places, time, and events — whether historically significant or quotidian. The interaction and interplay of visions, memories, and subjectivities is the focus of examination and interpretation, either directly or tangentially. Authors explore varieties of homes, religiosities, creativities, cultural forms and productions, and queer sexualities, utilizing critical ethnic and Asian American studies discourses coupled with other interdisciplinary approaches to provide new and alternative visions on Cambodian, Hmong, Filipino, Indonesian, Lao, Thai, and Vietnamese American subjects and their communities that link Southeast Asia to America in vexing, creative, and purposeful ways.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781443863643
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Publication date: 10/15/2014
Pages: 370
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Jonathan H. X. Lee is Associate Professor of Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University. His most recent books are History of Asian Americans: Exploring Diverse Roots; The Age of Asian Migration: Continuity, Diversity, and Susceptibility (edited with Yuk Wah Chan and David Haines); and Asian American Identities and Practices: Folkloric Expressions in Everyday Life (edited with Kathleen Nadeau).

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