Microwave DJs: A Revisit of Farrugia and Swiss’s “Tracking the DJs”

March 1st, 2019 § Comments Off on Microwave DJs: A Revisit of Farrugia and Swiss’s “Tracking the DJs” § permalink

Wang, Oliver. “Microwave DJs: A Revisit of Farrugia and Swiss’s “Tracking the DJs” (JPMS, 17.1)Journal of Popular Music Studies, Vol. 31 No. 1, March 2019; (pp. 53-60). Journal response essay.

The “Tuba Fats” Riff (Article)

September 1st, 2018 § Comments Off on The “Tuba Fats” Riff (Article) § permalink

Sakakeeny, Matt, and Oliver Wang. “The ‘Tuba Fats’ Riff.” 64 Parishes, Fall 2018, 30-31. Research-driven magazine article.

From Chop Suey to Haute Cuisine: A Case Study in American “Ethnic Food” (Book Reviews)

March 27th, 2017 § 0 comments § permalink

Liu, Haiming. From Canton Restaurant to Panda Express: A History of Chinese Food in the United States. Rutgers University Press, 2015.

Ray, Krishnendu. The Ethnic Restaurateur. Bloomsbury Academic, 2016.

Reviewed in: The Los Angeles Review of Books, March 20, 2017

Space Invaders (Book Review)

May 13th, 2016 § 0 comments § permalink

Manaugh, Geoff. A Burglar’s Guide to the City. FSG Originals, 2016.

Reviewed in: The Los Angeles Review of Books, May 12, 2016

Everyone Loves an Underdog: Learning From Linsanity

April 27th, 2016 § 0 comments § permalink

“Everyone Loves an Underdog: Learning From Linsanity.” In Asian American Sporting Cultures. Edited by S. Thangaraj, C. Armaldo Jr., and C. Chin. New York: NYU Press. 2016. Book chapter, refereed.

Book review of “Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape”

March 25th, 2016 § 0 comments § permalink

Orenstein, Peggy. Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape. Harper, 2016.

Reviewed in: The Los Angeles Times, March 24, 2016

Top Five, Dead or Alive (Book Review)

February 7th, 2016 § 0 comments § permalink

Serrano, Shea. The Rap Year Book: The Most Important Rap Song From Every Year Since 1979, Discussed, Debated, and Deconstructed. Abrams, 2015.

Reviewed in: The Los Angeles Review of Books, February 6, 2016.

Book review of “The Making of Asian America”

September 4th, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink

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Lee, Erika. The Making of Asian America: A History. Simon & Schuster, 2015.

Reviewed in: New York Times Sunday Book ReviewSeptember 4, 2015

Book review of “LAtitudes: An Angeleno’s Atlas”

May 7th, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink

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LAtitudes: An Angeleno’s Atlas. Edited by Patricia Wakida. Heyday, 2015

Reviewed in: The Los Angeles Times, May 7, 2015

Legions of Boom: Filipino American Mobile DJ Crews of the San Francisco Bay Area

April 27th, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink

Legions of Boom: Mobility, Identity and Filipino American Disc Jockeys in the San Francisco Bay Area. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. 2015.
Monograph, refereed.

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