oupacademic: Wong was never “American” enough to allow her true star status, and in spite of her striking appearance and considerable talent, she was inevitably groomed by the industry to reinforce the image of the Asian woman as slave girl, Oriental siren, or dreaded “daughter of the dragon.” Anna May Wong is just one of […]
We decided to wait until after the holiday season to point people to the Oral History Review’s December contributions to the OUPblog. So, here they are: On December 6, managing editor Troy Reeves spoke with DePaul University Professor Miles Harvey about his new oral story collection, How Long Will I Cry: Voices of Youth Violence. You can […]
Debates in the Digital Humanities librarianrafia: Welcome to the open-access edition of Debates in the Digital Humanities, which brings together leading figures in the field to explore its theories, methods, and practices and to clarify its multiple possibilities and tensions. First published by the University of Minnesota Press in 2012 as a printed book, Debates in the Digital Humanities is expandinginto a […]
pag-asaharibon: The SaySay Project: Engaging the Filipino Community through Oral History “Hi, I’m Michael Nailat—originally from Oxnard, California and now living in Historic Filipinotown, Los Angeles.” So went the start of one video interview with Filipinos and Filipino-Americans, who stood in front of a camera as part of a storytelling initiative called the SaySay project, coordinated […]
uchicagolgbtqhistoryproject: Everyone’s favorite lesbian newspaper, Lavender Woman, has us feeling misty as fall quarter nears… Source: Lavender Woman, December 1974.