American Studies Association

Though we couldn’t connect with you in-person at the American Studies Association conference this year, we would still like to highlight our new books and share our conference discount.

 

We are pleased to offer ASA members a 30% discount on all orders placed through November 1. Enter promo code WASA21 at checkout through our website or by calling 1-800-537-5487.

 

Our acquisitions editors are still eager to connect with current and prospective authors about new projects and book proposals. They have been working to transition their usual in-person conference appointments to virtual meetings by phone or Zoom. If you have a project you’d like to discuss, please get in touch with one of our editors:

 

Larin McLaughlin, Editorial Director

Critical ethnic studies; American studies; Asian American studies; women’s, gender, and sexuality studies; Native and Indigenous studies; visual culture

 

Mike Baccam, Acquisitions Editor

Asian American studies, western US history, critical ethnic studies

 

We’ve curated a selection of our new and noteworthy books below, and you can find additional titles here.

New in American Studies

Contemporary Asian American Activism

Contemporary Asian American Activism

Building Movements for Liberation

Diane C. Fujino, Robyn Magalit Rodriguez

$30.00

Paperback

358 Pages

Uncle Rico

Uncle Rico's Encore

Mostly True Stories of Filipino Seattle

Peter Bacho

$24.95

Hardcover

176 Pages

Dancing Transnational Feminisms

Dancing Transnational Feminisms

Ananya Dance Theatre and the Art of Social Justice

Ananya Chatterjea, Hui Niu Wilcox, Alessandra Lebea Williams, D. Soyini Madison, Piya Chatterjee

$30.00

Paperback

296 Pages

Making Livable Worlds

Making Livable Worlds

Afro-Puerto Rican Women Building Environmental Justice

Hilda Lloréns

$30.00

Paperback

224 Pages

Feminista Frequencies

Feminista Frequencies

Community Building through Radio in the Yakima Valley

Monica De La Torre, Piya Chatterjee

$27.95

Paperback

192 Pages

Louisiana Creole Peoplehood

Louisiana Creole Peoplehood

Afro-Indigeneity and Community

Rain Prud'homme-Cranford, Darryl Barthé, Andrew J. Jolivétte

$30.00

Paperback

264 Pages

Awake in the River and Shedding Silence

Awake in the River and Shedding Silence

Janice Mirikitani, Juliana Chang

$24.95

Paperback

272 Pages

Love Your Asian Body

Love Your Asian Body

AIDS Activism in Los Angeles

Eric C. Wat

$29.95

Paperback

304 Pages

The Borders of AIDS

The Borders of AIDS

Race, Quarantine, and Resistance

Karma R. Chávez, Piya Chatterjee

$25.00

Paperback

264 Pages

Love for Liberation

Love for Liberation

African Independence, Black Power, and a Diaspora Underground

Robin J. Hayes

$30.00

Paperback

252 Pages

Reppin

Reppin'

Pacific Islander Youth and Native Justice

Keith L. Camacho

$30.00

Paperback

288 Pages

Racial Erotics

Racial Erotics

Gay Men of Color, Sexual Racism, and the Politics of Desire

C. Winter Han

$30.00

Paperback

248 Pages

Emerald Street

Emerald Street

A History of Hip Hop in Seattle

Daudi Abe, Sir Mix-A-Lot

$29.95

Paperback

320 Pages

Latinx Photography in the United States

Latinx Photography in the United States

A Visual History

Elizabeth Ferrer

$34.95

Paperback

280 Pages

The Unsung Great

The Unsung Great

Stories of Extraordinary Japanese Americans

Greg Robinson

$29.95

Paperback

312 Pages

Nisei Radicals

Nisei Radicals

The Feminist Poetics and Transformative Ministry of Mitsuye Yamada and Michael Yasutake

Diane C. Fujino

$29.95

Paperback

272 Pages