Sokthan Yeng is an assistant professor of philosophy at Adelphi University. She has research interests in French Contemporary Philosophy, Feminism, Critical Race Theory, and Eastern Philosophy. She has published a book, The Biopolitics of Race: State Racism and U.S. Immigration, with Lexington Books and journal articles on the philosophy of Luce Irigaray and Buddhism.
A Chinamans ChanceBy Sokthan Yeng
Every time a stranger uses the greeting ni hao to start a conversation with me (of Asian ancestry, but not Chinese), Im reminded that the distinction between Chinese and the more generic Asian-American is blurry at best.