Wei Si Nicole (Nic) Yiu

Grant Type

Dissertation Fieldwork Grant

Institutional Affiliation

California, Los Angeles, U. of

Grant number

Gr. 10740

Approve Date

April 15, 2024

Project Title

Yiu, Wei Si Nicole (Nic) (California, Los Angeles, U. of) "Listening to Quietness: Asian and Asian American Massage Workers’ Sonic Articulations of the Political"

This research explores Asian massage workers’ sonic articulations of the political, which often includes intimacy and care, with an attention towards quietness. Notions of “quietness” include but are not limited to recalcitrance, resistance, and subterfu