Wing Chung Ng (NHC Fellow, 1996–97)

Project Title

Chineseness in Diaspora: The Cultural Politics of Chinese Identity in Canada

The University of Texas at San Antonio

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Fellowship Work Summary, 1996–97

Wing Chung Ng completed the remaining half of a book manuscript, Chineseness in Diaspora: The Cultural Politics of Chinese Identity in Vancouver, 1945—1980. He wrote a 10,000-word essay on the Chinese in Canada, to be included in The Encyclopaedia ofthe Chinese Overseas; contributed "Challenging an Immigrant Discourse: The Rise of the Local-born Chinese in Vancouver, 1945—1970" to a forthcoming issue of the Journal of American-East Asian Relations.