Democratic Identity in Postwar America: The Politicization of Asian Americans in the Early Cold War

Written By: Sarah Lu, Columbia University A series of unresolved fragments, we come together as a contingent whole. We gain social recognition as a racial collective in the face of this communal loss… It is the naming of these losses that transforms difference into a politicized identity. David Eng and Shinhee Han, Racial Melancholia, Racial … Continue reading Democratic Identity in Postwar America: The Politicization of Asian Americans in the Early Cold War