Evyn Lê Espiritu

Dissertation Title

Archipelago of Resettlement: Vietnamese Refugee Settlers in Guam and Israel-Palestine

Research Interests

critical refugee studies, settler colonial studies, archipelagic American Studies, US empire, history and memory, diaspora, critical theory, gender studies



Filing Date: 5/25/18 Evyn Lê Espiritu graduated from UC Berkeley Rhetoric with a Designated Emphasis in Critical Theory in 2018. She currently serves as a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow of Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies in the Asian Studies Program at College of the Holy Cross. Her interdisciplinary research traces the ways in which Vietnamese refugees, and “Vietnam” as a rhetorical signifier, circulate around the globe. Her book manuscript, tentatively entitled Archipelago of Resettlement: Vietnamese Refugee Settlers in Guam and Israel-Palestine, examines the Vietnamese refugee diaspora in Guam and … read more