Stories by Mimi Thi Nguyen

Mimi Thi Nguyen is a clotheshorse academic. She situates her work within transnational feminist cultural studies, with an emphasis on neoliberalism and humanitarianism, war and empire. Her first manuscript will be Refugee Passages. She is widely published on punk and queer subcultures. subscribe to Mimi Thi Nguyen's feed

Posted on: Jan 27, 2011, Source: Threadbared

I cut off all my hair and damaged it with all kinds of fucked-up chemicals because I was sick of the orientalist gaze being directed at/on me.

Posted on: Jun 3, 2002, Source: PopPolitics.com

The offensive caricatures on Abercrombie & Fitch T-shirts are part of a broader marketing trend that repackages decades-old racist images as trendy kitsch.