November 29, 2022

Deeply Saddened by the Death of Y-Dang Troeung

ACWW is deeply saddened by the loss of the scholar and writer Y-Dang Troeung.   She was an Assistant Professor of English at the University of British Columbia. She researched and taught in the fields of transnational Asian literatures, critical refugee studies, global south studies, and critical disability studies. Y-Dang's most recent book, Refugee Lifeworlds: The Afterlife of the Cold War in Cambodia on the afterlife of the Cold War in Cambodia.  At UBC, she was a faculty affiliate of the Asian Canadian Studies and Migration Program (ACAM), an Associate Editor of the journal Canadian Literature, and a 2020 Wall Scholar at the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies. Her recent publications can be found in Canadian Literature, Brick: A Literary Magazine, Amerasia Journal, and Inter-Asia Cultural Studies.