Results for tag: childhood
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August 22, 2016

‘Wanting privacy in a police state was sheer stupidity’—to tell the stories of her family in China without the threat of censorship, Yang Huang had to look beyond Mandarin.

July 2, 2016

With Canto-pop star Denise Ho and bookseller-turned-whistleblower Lam Wing-Kee, Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement is putting the old tactic of boycotts to new use

March 16, 2016

Who owns public space? Young South Asian women in Brooklyn struggle with the culture that dictates that women have no business outside the home.

September 24, 2015

‘Last week some of the other kids dug a hole to China in the dirt lot behind the Purtells’ house. Down at the end of Locust Street, that swampy neverland that reeked of skunk cabbage.’

June 5, 2014

Parkway itself will lose its luster, its sense of magic ascendance. And I will begin my struggle to understand this twin heritage—luminous freedom and oppressive grievance.

June 3, 2014

Each of us has a moment, a shiny soap bubble of memory that contains our past and predicts our future.

June 2, 2014

In response to the Tiananmen Square protests and crackdown of 1989, the Asian American Arts Centre organized a landmark exhibition of artworks. To commemorate the protest’s 25th anniversary, The Margins partnered with Creative Time Reports to interview the artists involved.

February 4, 2014

Where the “Yellow Peril incarnate” meets one novelist’s depictions of China and its diaspora in the early 20th century

October 23, 2013

A photojournalist returns to his ancestral home to capture what is left of a long history of migration between China and the US.

November 9, 2012

Orhan Pamuk and Mo Yan, Noble Prize winners in Literature, were both writers-in-residence at the prestigious International Writing Program. An interview with IWP’s current director about one of the program’s founders, the remarkable Chinese novelist Hualing Nieh.

June 22, 2012

Compared to China’s national university entrance exam, the gaokao (lit., “test you must ace or work as a menial laborer for the rest of your life”), the SATs are a stroll in the park.

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