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Diasporic Intimacies: Queer Filipinos and Canadian Imaginaries.


Diasporic Intimacies: Queer Filipinos and Canadian Imaginaries

Edited by Robert Diaz, Marissa Largo, and Fritz Pino

Northwestern University Press


337 pages


Critical Insurgencies


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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Date:Dec 1, 2017
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