AALA Journal No.8 2002
<The Forefront of Asian American Drama/Theater>
For the Asian American Literature Association Wakako Yamauchi   1
From Frank Chin to Chay Yew: Transforming Manhood in Asian American Male-cast Plays Yamamoto Hideyuki 15
The Passage to Localism in Hawaii's Local Plays Usui Masama 26
The Politics of Resistance and Representation: Elizabeth Wong's China Doll and Diana Son's R.A.W. ('Cause I'm a Woman) Hara Eriko 35

<Articles>
Un/becoming American: Negotiating the Claim and Critique of American Naitonal Identity in Mitsuye Yamada's Post-Reparation Work Nakamura Rika 45
Making a More Fertile Discourse for Literature and Philosophy: Reading Wakako Yamauchi's And the Soul Shall Dance and the Philosophy of Luce Irigaray Mori Kaori 57

<Book Review>
Russell C. Leong: Phoenix Eyes and Other Stories Murayama Mizuho 65
Rachel C. Lee: The Americas Of Asian American Literature: Gendered Fictions of Nation and Transnation Owaki Michiko 69

<AALA Library: Publications of AALA Members> 73
<Report on AALA's Activities from 2001 to 2002> 74
<AALA Information> 75

AALA Journal No. 7 2001
<AALA Forum: Asian American Literature and War>
In the Aftermath: Korean American Survivals of U.S. Wars in Asia Elaine H. Kim  1
Filipino American Literature and War: Bulosan, Santos, Hagedorn, Gotera Shonaka Takayuki 12
Nora Okja Keller's Comfort Woman and Chang-rae Lee's A Gesture Life: Gendered Narratives of the Home Front Gayle K. Sato 22
Vietnam/War as Karma: Creating Vietnamese American in Lan Cao's Monkey Bridge Yoshida Mitsu 34
<Articles>
"Her Body Speaks": The Body, secuality, and Identity in the Work of Janice Mirikitanai Owaki Michiko 43
Against the Vietnam War: Contemporary Diasporic Vietnamese Writers Re-Presenting themselves Duane Phan and Nina Ha 59

<Book Review>
Don Lee Yellow: Stories Gayle K. Sato 73
Toshio Mori Unfinished Message Inagi Taeko 76
Traise Yamamoto Making Selves, Making Subjects: Japanese American Women, Identity and the Body Nakamura Rika 80
Robert G. Lee Orientals: Asian americans in Popular Culture Kawarasaki Yasuko 84
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<Report on AALA's Activities from 2000 to 2001> 89
<AALA Information> 90