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.

Đồng Xuân – Vietnamesen in Berlin

Xin vui lòng xem bản tiếng Việt bên dưới. Scroll down for the Vietnamese language version. This looks like it will be a terrific show. Check it out if you're lucky enough to be in...

Khanh Ho: Burning Man

Do you enjoy reading diaCRITICS? Then please consider subscribing! Everybody’s seen this picture:  the cross-legged priest in the saffron robe, burning, blazing orange.  His shaved head—a black and white skull—emerges, chiseled, from jagged, wind-swept flames.  A...

Bao Phi on a Decade of Asian Am Spoken Word

Bao Phi has been a visionary performance poet since 1991, and is the best Vietnamese spoken word artist out there, period. Heck, he's in the running for the best Asian American spoken word artist right...

‘Quiet As They Come’—An Interview With Author Angie Châu

diaCRITICS is reposting this interview which originally appeared at New America Media. You can also check out the diaCRITICS review of Angie's book. San Francisco author Angie Chau's debut short story collection, Quiet As They...

Ho Down: Long March’s ‘Ho Chi Minh Trail Project’

  This entry is a snapshot of the Phnom Penh, Cambodia leg of the Ho Chi Minh Trail project, an internationally traveling exchange of artists and scholars in Viet Nam, Cambodia, Laos and China organized...

A teacher’s reach—offering a new culture, new possibilities

diaCRITICS reposts this essay by Andrew Lam, the co-founder of New America Media. This piece is adapted from "My Teacher, My Friend" in his latest collection, East Eats West: Writing in Two Hemispheres. ...