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.

Conjurer of Destinies: Monique Truong’s Bitter in the Mouth

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Like the fading of a dream: Thuận’s ‘Chinatown’

Chinatown is Thuận’s second novel; her first to be translated into French, and published by a major French publisher, Le Seuil, in early 2009. Chinatown is not an easy book to read. It starts and...

Việt Lê: ‘boy bang’ at Java Gallery in Phnom Penh

– Exhibition opening with special guest band Cartoon Emo: Thursday, November 4, 2010 6pm exhibition opening & 7:30pm concert FREE Artist talk: 5:30pm Sunday, November 7 Java Gallery – 56 Sihanouk Blvd, Phnom Penh, Cambodia – Việt Lê, a conceptual artist currently living in Phnom Penh, will be...