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dc.contributor.authorNguyen, Uyen
dc.date.accessioned2022-03-30T18:54:13Z
dc.date.available2022-03-30T18:54:13Z
dc.date.issued2022-03
dc.descriptionApplestein-Sweren Book Collecting Prize: Third Prizeen_US
dc.description.abstractThis collection was ironically built without the intention that it would become a collection. Similar to many other projects I have done, it always begins with a curiosity. The puzzles slowly move into places that allow me a great amount of self-reflection and discovery of my personal values. Most of the books in this collection can be found in our library at Goucher since I didn’t really have the luxury of going to a bookstore during a pandemic. However, the lack of intentionality in this collection makes it difficult to put them in thematic categories. Initially, I decided not to categorize them at all but as I reread some of the works for this reflection, I decided they do belong to three groups - personal (individual), familial (community) and national (nation). What is interesting, for me, is that any book in this collection can move fluidly between those three categories because home is all-encompassing of individual, familial and national identity. Those three themes, with their link to belonging, become the connecting thread for the works in this collection.en_US
dc.format.extent12 pagesen_US
dc.genreessaysen_US
dc.identifierdoi:10.13016/m2nbvx-rfdj
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11603/24469
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.relation.isAvailableAtGoucher College, Baltimore, MD
dc.rightsCollection may be protected under Title 17 of the U.S. Copyright Law. To obtain information or permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Goucher Special Collections & Archives at 410-337-6347 or email archives@goucher.edu.en_US
dc.titleLosing, Finding, and Returning Home: Sense of Belongingen_US
dc.typeTexten_US


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