The Association for Asian American Studies announced the winners of the 2016 Book Awards for works published in 2014. CSW Director Rachel Lee received the award for Cultural Studies for her book: The Exquisite Corpse of Asian America: Biopolitics, Biosociality, and Postman Ecologies (New York University Press).
Other recipients include:
History: Ellen Wu, The Color of Success Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority, Princeton University Press
Literary Criticism: Dorothy Wang, Thinking Its Presence: Form, Race and Subjectivity in Contemporary Asian American Poetry, Stanford University Press
Social Science: Hung Cam Thai, Insufficient Funds: The Culture of Money in Low-Wage Transnational Families, Stanford University Press
Honorable Mention: Zareena Grewal, Islam is a Foreign Country: American Muslims and the Global Crisis of Authority, New York University Press
Creative Writing: Poetry: Cathy Linh Che, Split, Alice James Books
Creative Writing: Prose: Gene Oishi, Fox Drum Bebop, Kaya
Congratulations to all!