A World in Dwelling
The dwellings of hundreds of African ethnic groups offer a variety of conceptions and building practices that contradict the widespread image of the primitive hut commonly attributed to rural Africa. Each house or group of houses is designed not only to shelter the members of a family, but also to...
Published March 13th 2011 by Routledge
Immigration, Refugeeism and the Boundary Event
Winner of the 2012 Critics Choice Book Award of the American Educational Studies Association (AESA) World-renowned filmmaker and feminist, postcolonial thinker Trinh T. Minh-ha is one of the most powerful and articulate voices in both independent filmmaking and cultural politics. Elsewhere, Within...
Published September 21st 2010 by Routledge
Endless travel in cyberspace, virtual reality, and the dream of limitless speed: technology changes our sense of self. In her new book, Trinh Minh-ha explores the way technology transforms our perception of reality. "We are all engaged in social rituals in our daily activities, she writes, "and by...
Published May 31st 2005 by Routledge
"An image is powerful not necessarily because of anything specific it offers the viewer, but because of everything it apparently also takes away from the viewer."--Trinh T. Minh-haVietnamese filmmaker and feminist thinker Trinh T. Minh-ha is one of the most powerful and articulate voices in...
Published September 14th 1999 by Routledge
Representation, Gender and Cultural Politics
In this new collection of her provocative essays on Third World art and culture, Trinh Minh-ha offers new challenges to Western regimes of knowledge. Bringing to her subjects an acute sense of the many meanings of the marginal, she examines topics such as Asian and African texts, the theories of...
Published August 21st 1991 by Routledge