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This ethnography provides vignettes of the navigation of one's mixed Asian American subjectivity relayed to me by the interlocutors. In working with the ethnographic material I gathered from conversations with the interlocutors, I consider Du Boisian concepts of double consciousness in early adolescence and Warner's concept of publics which I apply to the interlocutors' negotiation of their desirability. In working with Michael Warner's publics in this way, I generate a new theoretical framework of public circumscription which follows an investigation of the dialectical relationship between the social landscape and the intimate landscape.
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Weatherspoon, Milan Leigh, "It Wasn’t That I Was Ugly, It’s That I Wasn’t White: Casted shadows, lifted veils, and mediated intimacies through the lens of mixed Asian American subjectivities" (2021). Senior Projects Spring 2021. 147.
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