Troubling Borders: An Anthology of Art and Literature by Southeast Asian Women in the Diaspora

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Product Details

Price
$35.00
Publisher
University of Washington Press
Publish Date
Pages
296
Dimensions
7.0 X 9.9 X 0.7 inches | 1.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780295747279

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About the Author

Isabelle Thuy Pelaud is professor of Asian American studies at San Francisco State University. Lan Duong is associate professor of cinema and media studies at the University of Southern California. Mariam B. Lam is associate professor of comparative literature and Southeast Asian studies, and associate vice chancellor and chief diversity officer at the University of California, Riverside. Kathy L. Nguyen is a writer and editor in San Francisco.

Reviews

The combination of image with texts complementing and conversing with each other provides a textured, layered engagement with the subject matter.

-- (01/01/2014)

[The] stories told dispel stereotypes and take on the complex challenges of colonialism, militarization, love, resistance, family, migration, and more. They reveal the intersectional and multilayered experiences of Southeast Asian women in the diaspora.

--NBC News

Inspiring . . . uses a collage of art forms to portray varied, and usually under-represented, female identities . . . [and] shows how marginalized women have become empowered through their fervent and thought-provoking artwork and writings.

-- (01/01/2015)