Taiwanese American Interactions

My sister forwarded me an interesting paper by Linda Arrigo called Taiwanese American Interactions [pdf] (from The Journal of Asian/Diasporic and Aboriginal Literature, V1 N2, Autumn 2005), which was particularly interesting for me because it is basically about my parents and the families of every similarly-aged Taiwanese American I've met here in the States. Every time I meet another Taiwanese-American person close to my age, I pretty much assume that our parents know each other. I've never been directly involved, but the article brings back memories of childhood and growing up hearing about political issues involving some of the folks and institutions mentioned in the article...