Julie Thi Underhill

Julie Thi Underhill
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Julie Thi Underhill is an interdisciplinary artist, scholar, and activist based in Berkeley, California. She’s interested in vocabularies of remembrance, amidst continuously remade notions of identity, belonging, and home. She has published writing and photography in Inheriting the War: Poetry & Prose by Descendants of Vietnam Veterans and Refugees; Troubling Borders: An Anthology of Art and Literature by Southeast Asian Women in the Diaspora; BOMB Magazine; positions: asia cultures critique; Nuclear Impact; Completely Mixed Up; TrenchArt Monographs; Veterans of War, Veterans of Peace; Embodying Asian/American Sexualities; ColorLines; and Hayden’s Ferry Review. Julie is a member of She Who Has No Master(s), a collective of Vietnamese writers. Julie holds degrees from The Evergreen State College (B.A.) and UC Berkeley (M.A.). Having previously taught Ethnic Studies at UC Berkeley and Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University, she currently lectures in Writing+Literature and Diversity Studies at California College of the Arts.

Cảm nhận về tập thơ Sông I Sing của Bảo Phi

Sau  đây là bài đánh giá của Phó Tổng Biên tập Julie Thi Underhill về tập thơ đầu tay Sông I Sing, của tác giả Bảo Phi, được nhà xuất bản Coffee House phát hành...

Sur Thích Quảng Đức, Bà Đặng Thị Kim Liêng et l’Auto-Immolation

As part of our effort to reach out to Francophone Vietnamese populations, we offer a translation of an English language article by diaCRITICS managing editor Julie Thi Underhill. She comments upon the practice of self-immolation and the political suicide of Tạ Phong Tần’s mother, Bà Đặng Thị Kim Liêng, before reprinting an article about the circumstances surrounding her July 2012 death.

diaCRITICIZE: Off The Mark—Wahlberg #CrimingWhileWhite

diaCRITIC Julie Thi Underhill reflects on Mark Wahlberg's rise to fame as a rapper, actor, and media mogul after his anti-Vietnamese hate crimes committed in Boston, in the city's largest neighborhood of Dorchester, as a teenager.

(Im)moveable Feasts—An Interview with Natalia Duong—Part Two

Julie Thi Underhill moderated a discussion in San Francisco following Natalia Duong’s appearance in Trở Về Nước, a collaborative performance with Patricia Nguyen that investigated the notion of home and the politics of memory and migration for women in the Vietnamese American diaspora.

(Im)moveable Feasts—An Interview with Natalia Duong—Part One

Recently diaCRITIC Julie Thi Underhill met up with Natalia Duong, a performance artist, choreographer, and scholar who’s recently returned to the Bay Area after four years away. While in New York, Natalia received her...

diaCRITICIZE — You Didn’t Kill Us All, You Know — Part Two

…Granted, the academic interest in Chăm history and culture, exemplified by recent conferences held in HCMC and Phan Thiết, shows that we are still "on the map" for some scholars, even as we sometimes disappear within the "family" of Việt Nam rubric whereby no indigenous peoples are recognized as such, by the current government.