20 Years of Asian American Studies at Illinois Fall Lecture Series: Feminist Refugee Epistemology: Reading Displacement in Vietnamese and Syrian Refugee Art
Speaker: Dr. Yến Lê Espiritu
Distinguished Professor, Department of Ethnic Studies
UC San Diego
Joining the fields of transnational feminist studies with critical refugee studies, this talk introduces the concept feminist refugee epistemology (FRE) to re-conceptualize war-based displacement as not only about social disorder and interruption but also about social reproduction and innovation.
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