James W. Goh
James W. Goh lives and writes on unceded Darug land. He has recently completed a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) at the University of Sydney. He was awarded a University Medal for his thesis, which interrogates why the ethnic Chinese in Vietnam, the Hoa, have been effaced from national histories and collective memories of war in and flight from Vietnam. His broader interests include histories of empire, racial capitalism, and queer of colour critique.
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And so when he began to travel for his studies, the boy found his mobility offered him a vantage point from which to relate to people and place. The boy would commute every weekday of his teenage years to and from his suburban home in the southwest and his selective school in inner city Sydney.
Oct. 2021 • Sydney • Incubate • The Commute