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Bibliography: Asian presence, anti-Asian racism and resistances in Latin America

Optional background reading

  • Hirabayashi, L.R., Kikumura-Yano, A., Hirabayashi, J. (Eds.) (2002) New Worlds, New Lives: Globalization and People of Japanese Descent in the Americas and from Latin America in Japan, California: Stanford University Press. [Elective Chapters].
  • Parreñas, R.S. and Siu, L.C.D. (eds.) (2007) Asian Diasporas: New Formations, New Conceptions, California: Stanford University Press. [Elective Chapters].
  • Rustomji-Kerns, Srikanth, R. and Mendoza-Strobel, L. (1999) Encounters: People of Asian Descent in the Americas. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. [Elective Chapters
  • Vogel, e. (2019) K-pop in Mexico: Flash Mobs, Media Stunts, and the Momentum of Global Mutual Recognition, in Lee, S.H. Monika, M., Robert Ji-Song, K. And Allison, A. (Eds.) Pop Empires. University of Hawaii Press.
  • Lowe, L. 1996. Immigrant Acts: On Asian American Cultural Politics, Duke University Press. [Introduction].
  • Kim, C. (1999) The Racial Triangulation of Asian Americans, Politics & Society, 27, 105-138
  • Chuh, K. and Shimakawa, K. (2001) Orientations mapping studies in the Asian diaspora Durham, NC, London, UK, Duke University Press. [Elective Chapters].
  • Shimakawa, K. (2002) National abjection the Asian American body onstage Durham, N.C., Duke University Press [Elective Chapters].
  • Rodríguez, D. (2020) Public Thinker: A. Naomi Paik on a future without rights, Public Books.
  • Williams, J. J. 2011. The Wages of Globalization: An Interview with Lisa Lowe. symploke, 19, 345 - 359. 

Discussion and essay question:

Nullified political citizenship, or rightlessness, entails that you are left out of a (national, political or social) community, and this entails the inability to make oneself seen, heard and supported. How does this relate to the experiences of Asians in Latin America, and what strategies do you identify are being deployed by these communities to challenge their exclusion?