Narrative Justice for Hong Kong: On “Aftershock: Essays from Hong Kong”
Gina Tam reviews “Aftershock: Essays from Hong Kong,” edited by Holmes Chan....
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Gina Anne Tam is an assistant professor of Chinese history at Trinity University in San Antonio. Having received her PhD from Stanford University in 2016, her research and teaching focuses on the construction of collective identity — national belonging, ethnicity, and race — in modern China. In addition to her book Dialect and Nationalism in China, 1860–1960, she has also published peer-reviewed work in Twentieth-Century China, and has written about the relevance of her work to current events in Foreign Affairs, The Nation, and Dissent. Her new project will be a history of women in grassroots activism in postwar Hong Kong.