Dr. Anru Lee's project focuses on the renovation of the Twenty-five Ladies'   Tomb in the 2000s, and examines the politics of the feminist movement and the politics of memory as expressed through the different meanings bestowed on the deceased women.   Anru Lee is Associate Professor of Anthropology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, the City University of…
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       An important skill that I have adopted for living overseas in a different culture is shifting my frame of reference to accommodate new experiences or ideas.  Living in Taiwan for the last six months has certainly challenged me to do so in refreshingly unexpected ways.         Since new understandings begin with language and so much of…
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      "If they won't go on the boats, then we'll just go fishing, go far oceaning, ourselves!" says the wife of a member of my age set (kapot) at an informal gathering that she has organized to cheer up one of her "classmates," also married to our kapot. Composed of men born within five years of each other, kapot are the primary social…
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