2010 Association for Asian American Studies Conference

2010 Association for Asian American Studies Conference

Omni Austin Hotel Downtown
Austin, Texas
2010-04-07 through 2010-04-10

Theme: Emergent Cartographies: Asian American Studies in the Twenty-first Century

Selected programs from the conference schedule:

Transnational Perspectives on Beauty and Skin Color: China, Indonesia, and the Philippines
Friday 2010-04-09, 08:30-10:00 CDT (Local Time)

Chair: Paul Spickard, University of California, Santa Barbara

Amy Chang, Brown University
Rich and Fair: The Culture of Skin Whitening in China and Its Impact on Chinese-Americans

Joanne L. Rondilla, University of California, Berkeley
“From Ebony to Ivory”: Global Beauty, the Mixed Race Body and Cosmetics Advertising

L. Ayu Saraswati, University of Kansas
Affecting Whiteness: The Performativity of Affect in Constructing Whiteness Transnationally

Queer Takes on Asian American Culture Production
Friday 2010-04-09, 14:45-16:15 CDT (Local Time)

Chair: Victor Roman Mendoza, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Kekoa C. Kaluhiokalani, Muskingum University
Mixploitation, Counter-Apophasis, and James Duval: Mixed-Race Representation in Gregg Araki’s Teenage Apocalypse Trilogy

Rick H. Lee, Rutgers University
From A to Q: Literacy, Sexuality, and Shame in the Work of Justin Chin

Martin Joseph Ponce, Ohio State University
At Sea: Traveling Desires in The Book of Salt

Re-examining Japanese America
Saturday, 2010-04-10, 08:30-10:00 CDT (Local Time)

Chair: Eiichiro Azuma, University of Pennsylvania (?)

Cathleen K. Kozen, University of California, San Diego
‘Never Again!’: The Case of Japanese Latin/American Redress and the Politics of (Un)redressability

Christina Chin, University of California, Los Angeles
“Aren’t you a little short to play basketball?”: Gender roles and dynamics within Japanese American youth basketball leagues

Rachel Endo, The College of Saint Mary
Beyond Kodomo No Tame Ni: Japanese Immigrant Mothers and the Socialization of the New Nisei

Lily Anne Yumi Welty, University of California, Santa Barbara
Multiraciality and Migration: Mixed Race American Japanese 1945-1972

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