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Diasporic Intimacies: Queer Filipinos and Canadian Imaginaries.

9780810136519

Diasporic Intimacies: Queer Filipinos and Canadian Imaginaries

Edited by Robert Diaz, Marissa Largo, and Fritz Pino

Northwestern University Press

2018

337 pages

$34.95

Critical Insurgencies

F1035

Contributors to this book are Filipino artists, scholars, and activists who immigrated to Canada (or their descendants). In essays, interviews, and personal narratives, they consider issues related to queer Filipinos in Canadian culture. At the intersection of sexuality, migration, and racialization, the book addresses areas such as diaspora and disruption of belonging, mourning the AIDS crisis, the political stakes for pursuing queer Filipino studies, and artistic practice as a site for examining queer and Filipino Canadian forms of expression. Artists, writers, and activists discussed include Marigold Santos, Radyo Migrante, Benjamin Bongolan, and Constantine Cabrios. The bookAEs audience includes readers interested in arts education, queer history, queers of color, and queer historiography. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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