Conclusion: Living transpacifically

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Abstract

In “Living Transpacifically,” Yunte Huang blends memoir and criticism to recall his years of growing up in China, an experience profoundly shaped by the currents of transpacific flows, cross-cultural exchanges as intangible as radio signals, or as real as blood-soaked pages of pirated foreign books. His narrative leads to Tiananmen Square and then migration to the United States, where he would pen two books on the transpacific. The field of transpacific studies that he named provides a new perspective on the connections and linkages that span an ocean, and tries to both recognize and address inequities in knowledge production between scholars situated in different geographic locations and in different disciplines.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTranspacific Studies: Framing an Emerging Field
EditorsJanet HOSKINS, Viet Thanh NGUYEN
Place of PublicationUnited States
PublisherUniversity of Hawaiʻi Press
Pages250-256
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)9780824839949
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • growing up in China
  • mearning English
  • Tiananmen Square
  • migration
  • transpacific literature
  • geographic exchanges

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    HUANG, Y. (2014). Conclusion: Living transpacifically. In J. HOSKINS, & V. T. NGUYEN (Eds.), Transpacific Studies: Framing an Emerging Field (pp. 250-256). University of Hawaiʻi Press. https://doi.org/10.21313/hawaii/9780824839949.003.0011