If you're in New York City, join the Asian American Writers' Workshop for a discussion featuring some of your favorite Asian fashion thinkers. Minh-Ha T. Pham's new book Asians Wear Clothes on the Internet explores the rise of elite Asian fashion bloggers. Join Pham, NYU Professor Thuy Linh Tu, and beauty and fashion politics writer Arabelle Sicardi as they talk "Asian taste," racialized eliteness, and the digital fashion economy.
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Asians Wear Clothes on the Internet
with Minh-Ha T. Pham, Thuy Linh Tu, and Arabelle Sicardi
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th Street
New York, New York 10001
Copresented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and Asian American Writers' Workshop
Rumi Neely. Susie Bubble. BryanBoy. Asian personal superbloggers dominate the Internet. In Asians Wear Clothes on the Internet: Race, Gender, and the Work of Personal Style Blogging (Duke University Press, 2015 ), Minh-Ha T. Pham examines the phenomenal rise of elite Asian diasporic bloggers who have made a career of posting photographs of themselves wearing clothes on the Internet. NYU Associate Professor Thuy Linh Tu (The Beautiful Generation: Asian Americans and the Cultural Economy of Fashion) and beauty and fashion politics blogger Arabelle Sicardi (Teen Vogue and ROOKIE, among many outlets) join Pham in a discussion on “Asian taste,” racialized eliteness, and the digital fashion economy.
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$5 dollar suggested donation
Open to the public
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