Reading List – August 2023

Our monthly newsletter shares notices of new book publications that our members email us about. If you or someone whose permission you have has had a book published within the past 12 months, please share the title, subject or (inter)disciplinary area(s), and link in this form, and we will share it with members. 

TitleAuthorField / topic
Smithsonian Asian Pacific American History, Art, and Culture in 101 ObjectsTheodore S. GonzalvesHistory, art history, museum studies
In Reunion: Transnational Korean Adoptees and the Communication of FamilySara Docan-Morgan
Intimate Strangers: Shin Issei Women and Contemporary Japanese American Community, 1980–2020Tritia Toyota
Reorienting the Pure Land: Nisei Buddhism in the Transwar Years, 1943-1965Michael MasatsuguHistory
Maid for Television: Race, Class, Gender, and a Representational EconomyL..S. KIMTelevision Studies, Media and Cultural Studies, Asian American Studies, African American Studies, Feminist Criticism
Pictures of Belonging: Miki Hayakawa, Hisako Hibi, and Miné OkuboShiPu WangArt History, American Art, American History, Asian American Studies