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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 368–389.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Belinda Kong Abstract This essay deploys the concept of pandemic as a set of discursive relations rather than a neutral description of a natural phenomenon, arguing that pandemic discourse is a product of layered histories of power that in turn reproduces myriad forms of imperial and racial power...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 211–220.
Published: 01 October 2019
...-consumption to comment on the threat that China poses to contemporary Hong Kong and also to deconstruct a set of binary oppositions between colonizer and colonized, inside and outside, self and other. Finally Belinda Kong examines the concept of pandemic, which she suggests is most productively understood...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 277–297.
Published: 01 October 2020
... heart of the work. In particular, the precarity of the fish's existence mirrors that of gay men like Ah Yao living through the early stages of the AIDS pandemic. While HIV did not spread as widely in East Asia as in other parts of the world, Chu's novel speaks to how Taiwan was nevertheless affected by...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 457–474.
Published: 01 October 2020
... Latour, Inquiry into Modes of Existence , 43 . 38 Wasserstrom, “Expanding on the I-Word.” 39 I first drafted this essay in 2016 and submitted it to Prism in 2018. The mention of microbes here has no connection to the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020. For now, I will leave the task of charting...