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Nancy Wang Yuen @nancywyuen San Gabriel Valley

Sociologist ✰ Author of @ReelInequality, @AAPIsOnTV, #MENAonTV (2018) ✰ she/her

6,738 Following   20,874 Followers   24,884 Tweets

Joined Twitter 9/13/13


Harbinger of the entire awards season! Go @ParasiteMovie! H/t @scatepark https://t.co/C4WQQD9pjn @dancingofpens I was pulled in by the period dress & then the twists!!! @dancingofpens I love The Handmaiden!!! https://t.co/qydHohfuCz @martinejoelle Yaaasss! Let’s do it!!!Because sometimes grading can wait. Learning how to celebrate milestones and good friends in the midst of busyness… https://t.co/bglyDMEo26
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12/15
2019
Spending the day celebrating with good friends and then vintage store shopping in Eagle Rock. Like my new old dress? https://t.co/8zaeMssHTlHow could @AndrewYang learn from Asian American history to build cross-racial solidarity and show himself a leader… https://t.co/DZZ9lJ92rV
Retweeted by Nancy Wang YuenReminder that @RonnyChieng: International Student is FREE to watch on @YouTube for US-based viewers. It’s a HILARIO… https://t.co/ufSofAicjC
Retweeted by Nancy Wang YuenI want to see Lulu Wang and Barry Jenkins swapped in please https://t.co/Dimd8iYUzV
Retweeted by Nancy Wang YuenI have received an actual list of things various relatives do not want me to talk about at Christmas. Should I send… https://t.co/4rIQylgYIH
Retweeted by Nancy Wang Yuen @SunnyJReedABook I feel skeptical too, but support the dialogue generated on what an AsAm candidate can bring in terms of racial justice. @MagoKid Yeah, I’m not sure either, but it’s worth putting it out there as general education on how it can be done better. @sgbuggs So hot! They may be my favorite Star Trek couple. @sgbuggs ME TOO. https://t.co/5UzjKvbRxV @JCCraves Still in, just didn’t qualify for the debate stage.#LittleFiresEverywhere based on book by @pronounced_ing coming to Hulu in March!!! The book was 🔥, can’t wait to wa… https://t.co/H7hqXW5Ql6A great piece on how Andrew Yang, as the only PoC candidate on the next Democratic debate stage, can and should adv… https://t.co/2UB7WzT81L @markdchou Sorry to hear too. That sounds so hard. I think some people are either incapable or refuse to acknowledge the pain of others.Empathy is sexy. https://t.co/tkYovEz3zp @markdchou Actually we tried to reconcile and intead fought & I felt worse than if we did not try. @reappropriate Thank you! @TatianaTMac Love this. Thank you! @SassyMamainLA Definitely real!Congrats to @deschiam and @mikiishikawa for joining the Marvel universe in THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER! https://t.co/xhmIHHjqHC
Retweeted by Nancy Wang YuenIn the last couple of weeks, I’ve tried to reconnect with old friends that either faded over time or ended not so w… https://t.co/OccNaHCpCj
12/14
2019
Academics, in your experience, which university presses have been excellent at sending out books for major prizes?… https://t.co/D7dwvfeuhz
Retweeted by Nancy Wang Yuen @lsirikul @elainelow @AAJAla @jenyamato @therebeccasun @Beccamford @reidnakamura @lindazge @PiyaSRoy @audreycleo Missed you all! 😭Something totally new in #latenight this week - I think I've seen an Asian American guest or host every night.… https://t.co/szmZ8L9e6N
Retweeted by Nancy Wang YuenMystery solved: @thumbelulu will write, exec produce and direct Amazon's adaptation of THE EXPATRIATES, a book I wa… https://t.co/qgkoSfj6li
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12/13
2019
@lsirikul Baby Yoda, I am. https://t.co/zThaDDLRkF @lsirikul Ooooh, changing mine too. Gonna try to do it via phone... https://t.co/mR7TOYSAeG @thetzechun Keanu content, why Twitter otherwise? 😉 https://t.co/eUKzqw3fKcI got chills watching the trailer for #InTheHeightsMovie. I loved seeing it on stage and the film looks even better… https://t.co/csLzuhgfv2Good people, my fifth annual Best Books for Young Readers list is now available at @PennGSE's Educator's Playbook.… https://t.co/PTQ2FjaIHd
Retweeted by Nancy Wang Yuen @hipcinema @kelleent Exactly! For another disintegrating marriage film that has more flair & style than the Netflix… https://t.co/YgSATtv2LC @kelleent I agree. I thought Marriage Story captured a lot of realness, but the pain did not feel deep, unlike Fences.Southern California sunrise: a reminder of a beauty that begins each day. https://t.co/TBDe1HfSTs @ModelMajorityP @ChrisLu44 @myhlee @ByMattStevens @cayden @ARCHDrNguyen @l4nguyen @WaywardWinifred @tonykchoi @kelleent I ugly cried watching Fences. I really related to Denzel’s character of wanting something more out of rel… https://t.co/wqtkKvomQdFor a 1.5 generation like me, Frankie’s #PutongWords tweets are like cultural lessons that reinforce my Chinese rea… https://t.co/dhG2UuegHHI also got to ask Cory Booker at a fundraising event what everyday folks need to do to make a difference. He said… https://t.co/2SKRmspmZu @lsirikul Love him in everything.I am very rarely starstruck, having interviewed 100 actors for my book, @ReelInequality. But as a huge fan of Hasan… https://t.co/VjB0FHrqIpI enjoyed the recent episode of #PatriotAct on the Asian American vote, and it dawned on me that I’ve met Hasan Min… https://t.co/z1EQFpjQveY’all praising this like we didn’t have Fences. Go sit your asses down https://t.co/bFJoA18Goo
Retweeted by Nancy Wang Yuen @anthoknees *Fans self* https://t.co/TR2ZPKZUOIThe last graduate student character in a spy genre I recall seeing was Jennifer Garner’s character in Alias, which… https://t.co/qZo3CkctDTWatched the first episode of Mindhunters and there is a sociology grad student who casually drops Durkheim’s labeli… https://t.co/lnwglpiIQK @globalerica Oooh, me too! @tonykchoi OMG, I don’t know how to ride a bike! I’m scared to learn. 😭 @tripgore I hope not!What is something you have never done, but will definitely do in the next decade? https://t.co/jkYcw6h6jxATTN: SOUTH ASIAN AUTHORS! I'm starting a database for books coming out from our community. Feel free to add yours… https://t.co/361RaHQgfo
Retweeted by Nancy Wang YuenI can’t deal. Give me the blue pill. H/t @runwithskizzers https://t.co/WT98fABVA1Last candidate of color to stand on the debate stage: Andrew Yang https://t.co/10d7xpEJRE
12/12
2019
@sgbuggs Exciting! Hope you get it!I finally join my ancestors in the long Jewish tradition of having my ethnic status determined by arbitrary decree… https://t.co/QrjO0lXIh1
Retweeted by Nancy Wang YuenOk, I went on a hike and got an idea for a show about racism. Ask a sociologist-type show. Anyone in Hollywood want… https://t.co/D3UtYsiLEMA @BrownSociology student following in the footsteps of Dr. @nancywyuen . Pop culture and sociology are one of my f… https://t.co/rNkmf7UDoQ
Retweeted by Nancy Wang Yuen @sheeda418 That sounds way better, lol. Let me know what you think of @ReelInequality!The #GoldenGlobes nominated no women directors this year. I wrote a short blurb on why Lulu Wang deserved a nominat… https://t.co/WWRPXIIwzFAt the end of my most productive decade, I feel like I'm standing on a precipice. What is my next big thing? I have… https://t.co/GevFx2sWHQWoC make up half of the @EW Entertainers of the Year covers (Lizzo's cover reveal forthcoming)! 😍 https://t.co/D0WmpYDSmyHoly cow. @EW names @awkwafina their Entertainer of the Year. 😳 https://t.co/blUx8Qg2qi
Retweeted by Nancy Wang YuenCongratulations @therebeccasun on your cinematic path to xingfu! https://t.co/shcteinFfGAlso, I am thrilled that Lupita Nyong’o got an Outstanding performance by a female actor in a leading role nom for… https://t.co/k8TRtvh6CyNo @SAGawards nominations for #TheFarewell at all—but Parasite was nominated for outstanding performance by a cast… https://t.co/ynvFZKDTC9 @ClementYChow @kimmythepooh I’m afraid I don’t know of one since mine was just a simple trace (I researched ancient… https://t.co/6mR4nE43XK @kimmythepooh https://t.co/TLLvm3arqU https://t.co/tfjP9XkicqCall for #KidLit manuscripts by disabled writers featuring disabled characters from Lynne Polvino, Senior Editor, C… https://t.co/ByvUPEcHXY
Retweeted by Nancy Wang YuenThis photo looks like a snapshot of my own transnational family. I am an American. #TheFarewell is an American stor… https://t.co/Uc50PQMIVz
12/11
2019
@sarahskiles Sending empathy as owner of A-hole cat who pees on my clothes on the regular. @jumpedforjoi @madelynchung Thanks for sharing Joi! I am still thinking about writing a piece for later.The Farewell "spoke to me personally as an Asian-American and the 'foreign' label conjures up the racism we regular… https://t.co/NHdFhJGOHBI performed Roxette’s “It Must’ve Been Love” for a middle school dance with @dr_lainey. This song served as a marke… https://t.co/A7SGjZWAWT @charleslaughlin @HeatherJChin https://t.co/zfE0GSuyTB @vchhibber @Janina @NishaGanatra @melaniechandra @sachworld @sujataday @teshrajan @sanjayshah @bigpunamhttps://t.co/xtX6YHfanHOne of the most imp things are movements can be doing right now is to remind people that we don’t have live like th… https://t.co/48Et4touUW
Retweeted by Nancy Wang YuenAs Quiet as It’s Kept, DHS and ICE Continue to Target Asian American and Pacific Islanders by @anjalienjetihttps://t.co/p7IWIJuyyW
Retweeted by Nancy Wang Yuen @JCCraves Just an alternative telling. That there are other weighty marriage stories out there. @JCCraves I think it’s tongue-in-cheek. @ArchivistAriel How’s Korea?Marriage story but it’s my immigrant mom who came by herself to California from Taiwan to leave an unhappy marriage. https://t.co/g7X4HWg9R4 @anthoknees I am surprised that I can love better because I am broken. But it’s the need to be loved that is not al… https://t.co/eB3YT5WL7UIf you want to see a real Asian woman star in a movie about a disintegrating marriage, check out the classic… https://t.co/buHPJGu60GHow to make your exam week enjoyable: Assign students a final paper topic of "Sociology of [fictional world of your… https://t.co/Zr3WspH9vm
Retweeted by Nancy Wang Yuen @PakistaniPepper @bettinamak @jesthevu Yes! Can’t remember the level of English language in Slumdog Millionaire but… https://t.co/mX5uC649r2
12/10
2019
@BiatchPack @thumbelulu I would argue that Merle Oberon is Asian American even if she immigrated as an adult.To imply that #TheFarewell is any less American than #TheIrishman by virtue of its spoken language is “a disservice… https://t.co/d8OcykSr0s @jumpedforjoi Her performance MADE Parasite. Just this scene 🔥! https://t.co/MdEmEYB7ggit's important to recognize the skill of the actors in parasite. there's a tendency to see the film purely in terms… https://t.co/KAUzvaXpg7
Retweeted by Nancy Wang Yuen @jumpedforjoi Thank you so much 💛. I've been already interviewed for someone's else's piece on this, but now I'm th… https://t.co/F2mVt6N3YEThe Farewell is an American film. It explores how as an American you don’t quite feel at home here or where your an… https://t.co/QiO4SEW8Do
Retweeted by Nancy Wang YuenWow, this movie looks powerful https://t.co/N0wCDarmlh
Retweeted by Nancy Wang YuenCC: @andrewzimmern You can just walk away...🤷🏾‍♂️ https://t.co/MFo948fTd9
Retweeted by Nancy Wang YuenThe story behind #TheFarewell was literally featured on #ThisAmericanLife. It is an American story through and thro… https://t.co/oZybKs0TPv @nephilly83 Me too! I wrote about how the film illuminated my mother keeping her cancer from me: https://t.co/ZX5oC6dlYw @susangranger I think there is a high portion of Mandarin, but the film is an Asian American story. A lot of us are multilingual.Can we talk about #MissIndonesia2019 and this entire #DynastyWarriors look right here though? 🔥🔥🔥 #MissUniverse https://t.co/MuNlPyyoww
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12/9
2019

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