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Wounded Subjects: White Settler Nationals in Toronto G20 Resistance Narratives
This project engages theories of settler colonialism, biopower, and the state of exception to analyze the operations of rights-based narratives of citizenship in relation to political dissent in Canada. I argue that a ...
Queer (and) Chinese: On Be(long)ing in Diaspora and Coming Out of Queer Liberalism
Being bicultural, Chinese Canadian LGBTQ people face a double jeopardy in navigating a white heteropatriarchal society while striving for acceptance within their own Chinese Canadian communities. My project records the ...
Women's Citizenship: Between Bloodlines and Patriarchal Conditioning in Postcolonial Algeria
My thesis maps a genealogy of patriarchal structures that underpin Algerian history, culture, and institutions between the war of independence and the 1991-2001 civil war. More specifically, I contextualize the ways in ...