Tag Archives: Dispossession

Pacific Spaces of Dispossession: Reflecting on Place and Memory in the Pacific Northwest and the Hawaiian Archipelago

“… for those of us learning and teaching about historic dispossessions, we are increasingly called upon to consider how the racism experienced by Asian migrants is connected to settler colonialism.”

Being Trespassers

“But Angela’s speech, published in The Volcano and The Bulletin / Geppo, and discussed among Japanese-Canadian community members, is, in key ways, not about the Chinese-Canadian experience (for she cannot speak to it). It is decidedly about her own—a messy, tangled experience. So, her entrance into this debate and the attention she received because of it is messy and tangled too. “