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positions (2012) 20 (3): 831–850.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Khatharya Um As a meditation on our longing for relationality across time and rupture, “Exiled Memory” examines the relationship between history, memory, and identity in the Southeast Asian diaspora. It situates the politics and art of remembering against the ravages of genocide and displacement...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 267–285.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Boreth Ly This essay considers the significant role that Engaged Buddhism plays in contemporary art of Southeast Asia. It argues that this modern Buddhist intellectual movement, which came about in the 1960s in Southeast Asia as a response to political crisis in the world, merits visibility in...
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positions (1995) 3 (3): 806–813.
Published: 01 August 1995
...Aihwa Ong Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Roundtable Southeast Asian Refugees and Investors in Our Midst Aihwa Ong The word diaspol-a evokes two kinds of intellectual predicament: The first is about cultural Otherness in...
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 229–258.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Rosalind C. Morris Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Giving Up Ghosts: Notes on Trauma and the Possibility of the Political from Southeast Asia Rosalind C. Morris Ghostly Occurrences In Bao Ninh’s 1991 novel The Sorrow of War, ghosts of the Vietnam War...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 97–127.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Juno Salazar Parreñas Southeast Asian wildlife rehabilitation centers, such as an orangutan rehabilitation center in Malaysia and an elephant sanctuary in Thailand, facilitate commodified forms of intimacy between endemic animals, their caretakers who also hail from the region, and transnational...
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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 and...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 February 2021
... attached to them, formed in the milieu of overlapping and competing European, US, and Southeast Asian empires and diasporas. By investigating the forms and politics of storytelling in the island South and Southeast Asia, along with parallel and intersecting formations in the Caribbean and diasporic Asian...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 983–1007.
Published: 01 November 2012
... filled with decontextualized buildings designed by famous foreign architects. While this uniformly high-rise environment and urban development is common among the high-economic-growth East and Southeast Asia countries since the 1980s, one difference in Singapore's urbanism is a utopian belief that once...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 95–132.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Jordan Sand This essay examines graphic, textual, and material evidence concerning the use of chairs by European colonists in South and Southeast Asia and by Japanese colonists in Taiwan. It focuses particularly on informal furniture made from lightweight tropical fibers such as rattan. The...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 801–851.
Published: 01 November 2013
... recruited into the Japanese forces during the war, serving in Taiwan, mainland China, the Pacific islands, and across Southeast Asia. After the war, however, the experiences of the Taiwanese and Chinese fighting each other were largely repressed and ignored in official and scholarly accounts of the war...
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positions (2019) 27 (2): 297–332.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Southeast Asian minorities who are presumed by official multiracialist and Asian values rhetoric to locate their “uncontaminated” cultural heritage in these other countries. As two simultaneously gendered and racialized figures embodying these three relations, the female Indonesian domestic worker and the...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 669–692.
Published: 01 November 2017
... local developers flexibility to pursue new circuits of East and Southeast Asian foreign investment. These regulatory flexibilities are often framed and read as corruption under what I argue is another mode of urban development, transparency. Transparency is championed by international development...
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positions (2016) 24 (3): 669–692.
Published: 01 August 2016
...EuyRyung Jun In this article, the author discusses how South Korean migrant advocacy that has emerged since the mid-1990s relied on mobilizing the moral responsibility of local civil society and the state on the dehumanizing conditions of foreign workers—most of whom are from China, Southeast Asia...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 225–227.
Published: 01 February 2021
... Politics and Interna- tional Studies at SOAS, University of London. His current research examines contemporary Islamic political thought in Southeast Asia. He is now working on a manuscript titled Log- ics of Comparison: The Conceptualization of Islamic Liberalism and Comparative Political Thought, which...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 787–788.
Published: 01 August 2004
... studies at the University of the Philippines, is the author of “Undoing Europe in Southeast Asia: Contexts of a New Contemporaneity,” Filozofski Vestnik (2003). Gao Minglu, curator of Inside Out: New Chinese Art (1998), teaches in...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 843–844.
Published: 01 November 2017
... PhD candidate of sociology at the University of Southern California. His research centers on the institutionalization of sexual politics in East and Southeast Asia and its implications for state restructuring and social inequality. His work has been...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 943–946.
Published: 01 August 2012
... cultural stud- ies, and director of Southeast Asian studies at the University of California, Riverside. She specializes in Southeast Asian and diasporic literary and visual cultures, and Viet Nam and has secondary interests in...
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positions (2000) 8 (1): 9–76.
Published: 01 February 2000
... recognize the transformation, not the decline, of the nation-state in the process. The formation of mega states such as the European Economic Community, the North American Free Trade Area, and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations express...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 615–616.
Published: 01 May 2011
... professor of comparative literature at the University of Wash- ington at Seattle where he researches nineteenth- and twentieth-century insular Southeast Asian literature and film. Reuben Ramas Cañete is currently associate...