Wanting Wu

Wanting Wu
Queen's University Belfast | QUB · School of History and Anthropology

Queen's University Belfast Phd student

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Wu.Wanting 2017 Book reviews: RAMSEY ELKHOLY, Being and becoming: embodiment and experience among the Orang Rimba of Sumatra, New York and Oxford: Berghahn 2016, on Journal of the Anthropological Society of Oxford (JASO) pp 280-282 Available at : Anthropology Matters, Especially in Times of Crisis Essays and Personal Reflections of Oxford Medical...
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In this article I show why the southern-Chinese cultural form of the Lion Dance has become popular within the Chinese community in Belfast. I explain the ways that the Lion Dance offers an assertion of identity for Chinese migrants in Belfast, while creating a community of practice that socializes non-Chinese participants into Chinese ways of actin...
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This paper takes an auto-ethnographic approach to questions of belonging and inclusion through anthropological analysis of my own experience as a Chinese dancer in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The Chinese community in Belfast has been well established since the 1970s, retaining a distinctive identity within a city dominated by 'British' and 'Irish' e...