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Trinh, T. Minh-Ha (Thi Minh-Ha) 1952-

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Woman, native, other : writing postcoloniality and feminism by T. Minh-Ha Trinh( Book )

37 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Woman, Native, Other is located at the junction of a number of different fields and disciplines, and it genuinely succeeds in publishing the boundaries of these disciplines further ... In this first full-length study, Trinh Minh-ha examines post-colonial processes of displacement -- cultural hybridization and decentered realities, fragmented selves and multiple identities, marginal voices and languages of rupture. Working at the intersection of several fields -- women's studies, anthropology, critical cultural studies, literary criticism, and feminist theory, she juxtaposes numerous prevailing contemporary discourses in a form that questions the (male-is-norm) literary and theoretical establishment."--Back cover
When the moon waxes red : representation, gender, and cultural politics by T. Minh-Ha Trinh( Book )

21 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this collection of her provocative essays on Third World art and culture, award-winning filmmaker and theorist Trinh Minh-ha offers new challenges to Western regimes of knowledge. Bringing to her subjects an acute sense of the many meanings of the marginal, Trinh examines Asian and African texts, the theories of Barthes, questions of spectatorship, the enigmas of art, and the perils of anthropology. In one essay, taking off from ideas raised earlier by Zora Neale Hurston, Trinh considers with astonishment the search by Western "experts" for the hidden values of a person or culture, a process of legitimized voyeurism that, she argues, ultimately equates psychological conflicts with depth, while inner experience is reduced to mere personal feeling. When the Moon Waxes Red is an extended argument against reductive analyses, even those that appear politically adroit. Feminist struggle is heterogeneous. The multiply-hyphenated peoples of color are not simply placed in a duality between two cultural heritages; throughout, Trinh describes the predicament of having to live "a difference that has no name and too many names already." She argues for multicultural revision of knowledge so that a new politics can transform reality rather than merely ideologize it. By rewriting the always emerging, already distorted place of struggle, such work seeks to 'beat the master at his own game'."--Back cover
Drawn from African dwellings by Jean-Paul Bourdier( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This exquisitely illustrated study takes us into the traditionally built dwellings of African society. This "life-in-architecture" material culture reveals the socioeconomic and cosmological organization and the world views of these societies. Bourdier and Trinh connect structural patterns - setting, design, decoration, orientation - to factors such as kinship, gender, history, religion, poetry, and oral traditions. The authors focus on a variety of African peoples, including the Fulbe, Tokolor, Sereer, Joola, Soninke, Mandingo, Jaxanke, and Bassari. Through photographs, beautifully detailed drawings, and theoretical reflections, Bourdier and Trinh challenge the common perception that traditional dwellings are static artifacts
The dream of the audience : Theresa Hak Kyung Cha (1951-1982) by Constance Lewallen( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

African spaces : designs for living in Upper Volta by Jean-Paul Bourdier( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The digital film event by T. Minh-Ha Trinh( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Endless travel in cyberspace, virtual reality, and the dream of limitless speed: technology changes our sense of self. In her new book, Trinh Minh-ha explores the way technology transforms our perception of reality. ""We are all engaged in social rituals in our daily activities, she writes, ""and by remaining unaware of their artistic ritual propensity, we remain 'in conformity'."" Her goal, as a thinker and an artist, is to transform our understanding of technology and speed so that we are able to ""turn an instrument into a creative tool and to step out of the one-dimensional, techn
Reassemblage : from the firelight to the screen by T. Minh-Ha Trinh( Visual )

27 editions published between 1982 and 2018 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complex visual study of the women of rural Senegal. Shows documentary filmmaking and the ethnographic representation of cultures
A place of rage by Open University( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prominent black women comment upon experiences of Afro-American women, upon racial discrimination and its effects upon the American culture and make suggestions which they hope will improve the future. Includes historical footage of civil rights movement in the 1960's
Surname Viêt, given name Nam by T. Minh-Ha Trinh( Visual )

28 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and Vietnamese and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first part of this film South Vietnamese women talk about life, politics, feminism and women's liberation in post-war Vietnam. They also talk about their memories of the war years and the period of so-called "re-education." Some of them recall stories of famous heroines and female literary figures of Vietnam's past. The second part of the film focuses on Vietnamese women who chose to flee from their homeland to the United States at the end of the war. They tell of their experiences as refugees and the difficult adjustments as well as the success they have had in the United States. The words they speak are not always their own
Elsewhere, within here : immigration, refugeeism and the boundary event by T. Minh-Ha Trinh( Book )

24 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"World-renowned filmmaker and feminist, postcolonial thinker Trinh T. Minh-ha is one of the most powerful and articulate voices in both independent filmmaking and cultural politics. Elsewhere, Within Here is an engaging look at travel across national borders--as a foreigner, a tourist, an immigrant, a refugee--in a pre- and post-9/11 world. Who is welcome where? What does it mean to feel out of place in the country you call home? When does the stranger appear in these times of dark metamorphoses? These are some of the issues addressed by the author as she examines the cultural meaning and complexities of travel, immigration, home and exile. The boundary, seen both as a material and immaterial event, is where endings pass into beginnings. Building upon themes present in her earlier work on hybridity and displacement in the median passage, and illuminating the ways in which "every voyage can be said to involve a re-siting of boundaries," Trinh T. Minh-ha leads her readers through an investigation of what it means to be an insider and an outsider in this "epoch of global fear'."--Page 4 of cover
Vernacular architecture of West Africa : a world in dwelling by Jean-Paul Bourdier( Book )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The living environments of hundreds of African ethnic groups offer a variety of ideas and construction practices which contradict the over-played image of primitive huts that have come to represent rural Africa. The cultural dimension and its application using different architectural practices are illustrated in this work
Lovecidal : walking with the disappeared by T. Minh-Ha Trinh( Book )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Trinh T. Minh-ha offers a lyrical, philosophical meditation on the global state of endless war and the violence inflicted by the imperial need to claim victory. She discusses the rise of the police state as linked, for example, to U.S. military intervention in Iraq and Afghanistan, or to China's occupation of Tibet, examining legacies of earlier campaigns and the residual effects of the war on terror."--Page 4 of cover
Naked spaces : living is round by T. Minh-Ha Trinh( Visual )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the rhythm and ritual life in the rural environment of six West African countries: Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Togo, Benin, and Senegal
The fourth dimension by Buzz Kulik( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An incisive and insightful examination of Japan through its art, culture, and social rituals. ... With its lush imagery, Minh-ha's Japan is viewed through mobile frames, with doors and windows sliding shut, revealing new vistas as it blocks out the old light."
Shoot for the contents( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ponders questions of power and change, politics and culture, as refracted by Tienanmen Square events, and offers at the same time an inquiry into the creative process of filmmaking, intricately layering Chinese popular songs and classical music, the sayings of Mao and Confucius, women's voices and the words of artists, philosophers and the cultural workers
A tale of love : a film( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portraying the Vietnamese immigrant experience through Kieu, A tale of love follows the quest of a woman in love with "Love". The film is loosely inspired by The tale of Kieu, the Vietnamese national poem of love which Vietnamese people see as a mythical biography of their land
Habiter un monde : architectures de l'Afrique de l'Ouest by Jean-Paul Bourdier( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Présente les conceptions et pratiques de construction de différentes ethnies de l'Afrique de l'Ouest, au sud du Sahara (habitats soninké, kassena, moba ou dogon). Cette étude apprend à tenir compte des éléments constitutifs de base de l'architecture et de l'habiter, tels que lumière, espace, fonction, forme, proportion, orientation, organisations sociales et systèmes symboliques
Night passage( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Night Passage is a digital film on friendship and death. Made in homage to Miyazawa Kenji's classic novel 'The Milky Way Railroad, ' the story evolves around the spiritual journey of a young woman, in the company of her best friend and a little boy, into a world of in-between realities. Their venture into and out of the land of 'awakened dreams' occurs during a long ride on a night train. The filmmaker elegantly depicts each encounter in two-dimensional space with a unique artistic gesture and ingeniously frames the passage as a series of rhythmic image sequences as seen through the window of a train."
Forgetting Viet Nam( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in Vietnamese and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Images unfold spatially as a dialogue between the two elements--land and water--that underlie the formation of the term "country." Carrying the histories of both visual technology and Vietnam's political reality, these images are also meant to feature the encounter between the ancient as related to the solid earth, and the new as related to the liquid changes in a time of rapid globalization. These elements combine to form what local inhabitants, immigrants and veterans remember of yesterday's stories to comment on today's events. Through the insights of these witnesses to one of America's most divisive wars, Vietnam's specter and her contributions to world history remain both present and all too easy to forget--Adapted from information on container
Framer framed by T. Minh-Ha Trinh( Book )

10 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Framer Framed brings together for the first time the scripts and detailed visuals of three of Trinh Minh-ha's provocative films: Reassemblage, Naked Spaces--Living is Round, and Surname Viet Given Name Nam
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Woman, native, other : writing postcoloniality and feminism
When the moon waxes red : representation, gender, and cultural politicsDrawn from African dwellingsThe dream of the audience : Theresa Hak Kyung Cha (1951-1982)The digital film eventElsewhere, within here : immigration, refugeeism and the boundary eventVernacular architecture of West Africa : a world in dwellingFramer framed
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Min-Ha, Trinh Thi 1952-

Minh-ha, Trinh T.

Minh-Ha, Trinh T. 1952-

Minh-Ha, Trinh T. (Thi)

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Trinh T. Minh-Ha (Trinh Thi Minh-Ha), 1952-

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