Japanese New York : migrant artists and self-reinvention on the world stage (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Japanese New York : migrant artists and self-reinvention on the world stage

Author: Olga Kanzaki Sooudi
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"New York City, one of the world's most vibrant and creative cities, is also home to one of the largest overseas Japanese populations in the world. Japanese New York offers an intimate, ethnographic portrait of these creative Japanese migrants living and working in NYC. It is both a story about Japan and a way of examining Japan from beyond its borders. It contributes to international migration studies, to the study  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Olga Kanzaki Sooudi
ISBN: 9780824839413 0824839412 9780824839420 0824839420
OCLC Number: 871186956
Description: ix, 253 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: City of stories: finding Japanese New York --
Pushing the reset button: self-reinvention and the triumphalist Japanese migrant narrative --
Making art, being an artist: the seductions of creative expression in migrant life --
Crafting a position: becoming Japanese through the transnational encounter --
How to live a transnational life: between heaviness and lightness --
The pathological migrant: failures, escape, and weakness of character.
Responsibility: Olga Kanzaki Sooudi.

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New York City, one of the world's most vibrant and creative cities, is also home to one of the largest overseas Japanese populations in the world. Among them are artists and designers who produce  Read more...

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