Asian & Pacific Islander American Studies
eTropic: electronic journal of studies in theTropics
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This special issue is a collection of papers that addresses and enacts the theme of decolonizing the tropics. Each article provides a sense of how we can untangle ourselves from entrenched colonial epistemologies and ontologies through detailed articulations of research practice. Drawing together humanities and social sciences, the papers collectively address questions of whose voices are heard or silenced, what positions we write from, how we are allowed to articulate our ideas, and through which mediums we present our research. In doing so, the contributions foreground the critical importance of these and other questions in any move towards decolonizing the tropics.
Lundberg, Anita; Chao, Sophie; Ferrão, R. Benedito; Sinamai, Ashton; and et al., Decolonizing the Tropics: Part One (2023). eTropic: electronic journal of studies in theTropics, 22(1), 1-28.