Emily Mitamura

Emily Mitamura is a poet and scholar of race, gender, and film. She is currently the Shauna M. Stark Pembroke Postdoctoral Fellow in Gender Studies at Brown University. They received their PhD in political theory at the University of Minnesota, working closely with Gender, Women, Sexuality Studies, Asian American Studies, and the Critical Race and Ethnic Studies graduate group. With commitments to women of color feminisms, critical refugee studies, postcolonial thought, and Asian/American expressive culture, her book project explores how the story of 1970s mass violence in Cambodia becomes a terrain of political life negotiated, contested, and reimagined by survivors and their kin. Their academic work has appeared or is forthcoming in Third World Quarterly, AGITATE!, and The Peace Review, as well as poetry in [PANK], Asian American Writer’s Workshop: The Margins, Kweli Journal, and elsewhere.

AGITATE! Content by Emily Mitamura

Toward a marginal understanding of object being in the neoliberal university