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"The Transnational Guqin Revival in Flushing, New York," by Tyler Burba (2017).
Published by CUNY Academic Works.
Despite the guqin's 3,000-year-old history the instrument nearly faced extinction in the Twentieth Century. Since the 2008 Beijing Olympics, which featured the guqin as a cultural symbol of Chinese identity, there has been a revival of the guqin and its traditional repertoire. This study looks at a small guqin community in New York City's Flushing neighborhood, centered around Master Shi-hua Judy Yeh, and how transnational students are taking advantage of transnational organizations, like the New York Guqin School, to ease the transition into life in New York.
BURBA, TYLER L., "The Transnational Guqin Revival in Flushing, New York" (2017). CUNY Academic Works.