New Books Reception

Join us for our third annual

AAAS Welcome & Celebration of New Books Reception
Thursday, April 13, 2017
6:15pm – 7:30pm
Book Exhibit Room

Please join us in welcoming members of the Association for Asian American Studies at our annual conference. We also will be toasting authors at our 3rd annual celebration of new books reception with over 30 new books published on Asian Americans by our membership between May 2016-April 2017!

Books Published in 2016

And China Has Hands by H. T. Tsiang, edited and with afterword by Floyd Cheung. Kaya Press

Asian American History: A Very Short Introduction, Madeline Hsu. Oxford University Press

Asian American Media Activism: Fighting for Cultural Citizenship, Lori Lopez. New York University Press

Becoming Sui Sin Far: Early Fiction, Journalism, and Travel Writing by Edith Maude Eaton, Mary Chapman. McGill Queens University Press

Enfolding Silence: The Transformation of Japanese American Religion and Art under Oppression, Brett J. Esaki. Oxford University Press

Global Asian American Popular Cultures, edited by Shilpa Dave and LeiLani Nishime. New York University Press

Hour of the Ox, Marci Calabretta Cancio-Bello, University of Pittsburgh Press

Japanese American Ethnicity: In Search of Heritage and Homeland Across Generations, Takeyuki (Gaku) Tsuda, New York University Press

The Long Afterlife of Nikkei Wartime Incarceration, Karen Inouye. Stanford University Press

Making Home in Diasporic Communities: Transnational Belonging amongst Filipina Migrants, Diane Sabenacio Nititham. Routledge University Press

Not Contagious—Only Cancer, by Miriam Ching Yoon Louie, illustrated by Nguyen Louie. Rabbit Roar Press

Outsourced Children: Adoption and Orphanage Care in Globalizing China, Leslie Wang. Stanford University Press

Reading Together, Reading Apart Identity, Belonging, and South Asian American Community, Tamara Bhalla. University of Illinois Press

Reel Inequality: Hollywood Actors and Racism, Nancy Wang Yuen. Rutgers University Press

Repetition and Race: Asian American Literature after Multiculturalism, Amy C. Tang. Oxford University Press

Sadakichi Hartmann: Collected Poems, 1886-1944, edited by Floyd Cheung. Little Island Press

Saving Face: The Emotional Costs of the Asian Immigrant Family Myth, Angie Y. Chung. Rutgers University Press

Serve the People: Making Asian America in the Long Sixties, Karen Ishizuka. Verso Books

The Great Unknown: Japanese American Sketches, Greg Robinson. University Press of Colorado

Books Published in 2017

Asian America: A Primary Source Reader, edited by Cathy Schlund-Vials, K. Scott Wong, and Jason O. Chang. Yale University Press

Asianfail: Narratives of Disenchantment and the Model Minority, Eleanor Ty. University of Illinois Press

Gendering the Trans-Pacific World, edited by Catherine Ceniza Choy and Judy Tzu-Chun Wu. Brill Academic Publishing

Hollywood’s Hawaii: Race, Nation and War, Delia Malia Caparoso Konzett. Rutgers University Press

Minority Relations: Intergroup Conflict and Cooperation, edited by Greg Robinson and Robert S. Chang. University of Mississippi Press

Queering Contemporary Asian American Art, edited by Laura Kina and Jan Christian Bernabe. University of Washington Press

Redefining Japaneseness: Japanese Americans in the Ancestral Homeland, Jane Yamashiro. Rutgers University Press

Books may be exhibited only through a registered exhibitor. If your publisher is not a participating exhibitor, we cannot exhibit or display your book(s). Book signings can be held during this event and may be arranged only through a registered exhibitor at their exhibit booth. Please email if you are interested in reserving a booth.

Questions? Contact erin Khuê Ninh <> and Shilpa Davé <>.