Volume 8

Aiko Yamashiro
Ethics in Song: Becoming Kamaʻāina in Hapa-Haole Music
Response: Donald Brenneis

Mu Li
Criticising Local Politics, Rejecting Western Cultural Intrusion: A Study of Sanlu Dairy Online Jokes
Responses: Larisa Fialkova, Gunnella Thorgeirsdottir

Ahmed Al-Rawi
The Mythical Ghoul in Arabic Culture
Responses: Aref Abu-Rabia, Amira El-Zein

Donna Varga
Gifting the Bear and a Nostalgic Desire for Childhood Innocence
Responses: Daniel Thomas Cook, Jacqueline Fulmer

Reviews by Alisha Eastep, Elaine Yau, Sean O'Neil, Jeffrey S. Debies-Carl, and Eric O'Connell

A. "Aunt Zhang! Did you hear that Sanlu milk is not safe, but contaminated? Do you still have some?"
B: "I just realized this. I have three more cartons! I won't feed my children with this milk anymore. I'll feed it as breakfast to my mother-in law instead!"

Cultural Analysis is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to investigating expressive and everyday culture. The journal features analytical research articles, but also includes notes, reviews, and responses. Cultural Analysis is made possible by generous contributions from The Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities, The Associated Students of the University of California, Berkeley, and The University of California, Berkeley, Graduate Assembly.

Cultural Analysis is not an official publication of the Associated Students of the University of California. The views expressed herein are the views of the writers and not necessarily the views of the ASUC or the views of the University of California, Berkeley.