Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2002 15:19:15 -0800 (PST)

Author of new book on gay Asians interviewed

Irvine -- How did a new gay Asian community develop in Los Angeles? Eric C. Wat in his new work, The Making of a Gay Asian Community, profiles individuals who were active in helping create this new community in pre-AIDS L.A.

Wat, who earned a master's in American Studies from CSU Fullerton, discusses his new book (just out from Rowman & Littlefield) on Subversity, a KUCI public affairs program airing this Friday (February 15, 2002) from 5-6 p.m. Pacific time on KUCI, 88.9 fm in Orange County, Calif., and simultaneously Web-cast via

Wat, who now lives in Los Angeles, grew up in Hong Kong.

The book is part of a series on Pacific Formations edited by historian and cultural critic Arif Dirlik of Duke University.

To chat with Wat, you can call (949) 824-5824 during the show; you can also send e-mail to

Thanx for listening...


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