Ecological Trauma in the Body: Viet Dinh’s “After Disasters” Explores the Inner Conflicts of Disaster Relief
Heidi Hong on Viet Dinh’s debut novel, “After Disasters.”...
Heidi Hong is a PhD student in American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California. She is interested in ecofeminism, speculative fiction, and discourses of pollution and reproduction. Her research project charts ecological predicaments across the Pacific, engaging cultural texts ranging from Asian American literature, Chinese performance art, and Taiwanese film.