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positions (1994) 2 (2): 294–317.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Peter Zinoman Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Declassifying Nguyen Huy Thiep Peter Zi noma n In 1989, historian Greg Lockhart published a brief Vietnamese-language essay in the Hanoi-based journal, Literary Studies (Tap Chi Van...
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positions (2023) 31 (1): 15–40.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Linh Khanh Nguyen Abstract In much of the mobilities literature, a dichotomy exists between the urban and rural. The bulk of studies view the urban as a receiving center, one that is cosmopolitan, diverse, and dynamic, while conflating the rural into its opposite: a backward, boring, and unchanging...
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 February 2024
...Minh T. N. Nguyen; Phill Wilcox; Jake Lin Abstract The emergent quest for the good life in rapidly transforming China, Laos, and Vietnam can only be understood as part of the political economy of late socialism. This special issue critically engages with the notion of the good life and its...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 161–187.
Published: 01 February 2013
..., such as Lan Cao's Monkey Bridge (1997) or Kien Nguyen's The Unwanted (2001), this article focuses instead on Vietnamese-US narratives about the experience of physical returns by looking at Andrew Pham's Catfish and Mandala (1999) and Andrew Lam's Perfume Dreams (2005). Understanding that ethnic memoirs...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 821–842.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Tri Phuong This article examines a series of media events occurring during General Vo Nguyen Giap's death that shine the spotlight on politics of the body in the public arena. The author's analysis focuses on the general's corpse, its connection to the larger body politic of the Vietnamese nation...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 671–684.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Fiona I. B. Ngô; Mimi Thi Nguyen; Mariam B. Lam In the introduction to the special issue, Ngô, Nguyen, and Lam argue that Southeast Asian American studies can model both epistemological and ontological inquiries about the circulation of, the negotiation with, or challenges to the knowledge regimes...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 911–942.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Viet Thanh Nguyen This article considers the challenges facing Southeast Asian American studies and the interventions the nascent field can make, particularly into Asian American studies, Southeast Asian studies, and American studies. Nguyen argues for dislodging the implicit identity politics...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 231–252.
Published: 01 February 2016
...! , filmmaker and scholar Nguyen Tan Hoang gathers the ways in which Asian men use online gay cruising sites such as grindr to play with the visibility of their racial identity in relation to the sexual practices and partners they desire. This article explores how Asian/American men use the Internet to register...
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positions (2018) 26 (1): 111–150.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Duy Lap Nguyen This essay develops a reading of Bùi Anh Tuấn’s Ian Fleming–inspired Specter over Red Square ( Bóng Ma trên Công Trường Đỏ ). Published during the war in Vietnam, the novel was one of the most successful examples of the new forms of mass culture that emerged in the context of the US...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 579–588.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Long Nguyen Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 Portfolio Long Nguyen positions 5:2 All artwork is reprinted with the permission of the artist, Tales of Yellow Skin #2 Oil on canvas, 66 x 66 inches (1991). Tales of Yellow Skin #6 Oil...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 605–642.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Viet Thanh Nguyen Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 Representing Reconciliation: Le Ly Hayslip and the Victimized Body Viet Thanh Nguyen Between patriarchy and imperialism, subject-constitution and object-formation, the figure...
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positions (2003) 11 (1): 11–49.
Published: 01 February 2003
.... Nguyen Ai Quoc, born under the name Nguyen Sinh Cung in 1890, hadspent at least two years at sea before settling in France aroundthe end of 1917. He hadpassedthrough Marseille in France, but also apparently spent time in the UnitedStates, working...
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positions (2005) 13 (2): 411–439.
Published: 01 May 2005
..., secretly hated him to the point that she poisoned him. Finally, particularly in North Vietnam, his- torians have perpetuated the myth that Xuân Hu) o) ng wrote during the Tây So) n dynasty, rather than during the Nguyên˜ dynasty. Therefore, northern...
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positions (2023) 31 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 February 2023
... publication. Linh Khanh Nguyen's “Geometries of Fractals and Power: Transnational Marriages, Translocal Marriages, and Asia's Global Ruralities” kicks off a set of studies all focused on global labor migration. In the article, Nguyen lays out a relatively familiar spatial configuration—the urban and the rural...
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positions (2008) 16 (2): 329–358.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., their “revolutionary action was secondary to romance and to intergenera- tional conflicts.”22 Writing years later, the Marxist national and cultural historians Nguyen Khac Vien and Huu Ngoc would look back and all but dismiss the Tho Moi poets and Tu...
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 89–105.
Published: 01 February 2024
...,’ and the Love for Hip-Hop”). Đẹp , May 26 . https://dep.com.vn/phuong-silver-monkey-nhiet-va-tinh-yeu-hip-hop/ . Khuat Thu Hong , Duong Le Bach , and Huong Nguyen Ngoc . 2009 . Easy to Joke about, But Hard to Talk About: Sexuality in Contemporary Vietnam . Hanoi : Knowledge...
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 49–67.
Published: 01 February 2024
... in eating out in Hanoi in the context of the late-socialist good life (see Nguyen, Wilcox, and Lin, this issue). Inspired by social practice theory, it mainly focuses on how eating away from home has become embedded in everyday practices under late socialism through particular geographies of food, first...
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 27–47.
Published: 01 February 2024
... and morality since the times of Confucius and Aristotle (Back 2018 ; Fischer 2014 ; Morris 2012 ; Gregory 2018 ; see also Nguyen, Wilcox, and Lin, this issue). In economic theory and development thinking, ideas of the good life have been correlated with material well-being and growth in consumption, both...
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positions (1994) 2 (2): v–x.
Published: 01 May 1994
... nationalist preeminence and injects into the study of the labile old scripts his own analytics of the perpet- ual contest of doubles and the zone of decipherability. “Declassifying Nguyen Huy Thiep” finds Peter Zinoman considering...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 943–946.
Published: 01 August 2012
... also published in journals including Amerasia Journal and Camera Obscura on Southeast Asian diasporic cultural production, part of an ongoing project titled “Structures of Sense.” Mimi Thi Nguyen is associate professor of gender and women’s studies...