A Perspective About the Indigenous Status through Civil Laws in French Indochina

Article by Nguyen Thi Trang Abstract: When the French removed the three countries’ names Vietnam, Lao, and Cambodia from the world map, at the same time, they pushed these natives of countries in an ambiguous status. The native people were no longer subjects of the King in the Absolute Monarchy, …

The Digital Face of South Korean Feminism

Article by Katarzyna Szpargala. Abstract: In recent years, women and feminists have been using the Internet and social media as channels for mobilization. The feminist activism is now visible in offline and online spheres; however, the same can be observed for misogynistic attitudes. For a few years now, South Korean …

The Scent Of Green Papaya: Female Solidarity and Male Disengagement

Article by Hanh T. L. Nguyen Abstract: This essay discusses Tran Anh Hung’s The Scent of Green Papaya (1993). It analyzes the film’s powerful cinematic language, particularly the music and the mise-en-scène, that brings women together in places of duty and trauma regardless of class differences. More significantly, it argues …