In the wake of the 2016 translation of sociologist Didier Eribon’s penetrating memoir, Returning to Reims into German, Ben Trott calls for a critical re-engagement with the intersections of sexuality, class, nation, and resistance.
The Sunflower Movement and the Taiwanese National Identity: Building an Anti-Sinoist Civic Nationalism
Anti-Sinoism in Taiwan has penetrated the state, crystallizing into an ethnic conflict that has escalated to include induced immigration, and pressured emigration. Contemporary constructions of what it means to be Taiwanese both echo anti-Sinoist themes from historical social movements, and ultimately infuse civic nationalism with anti-Sinoism.
Watch Raka Ray’s lecture, “Redistribution, Recognition, and the Male White Working Class Vote,” part of the teach-in seminar series: “What Next? Sociologists Speak on the Future of the World.”