Graduate Programme in Gender, Feminist and Women’s Studies, York University
Research keywords: Chinese Diaspora; transnationality; Indigenous sovereignty
Mengzhu Fu is a doctoral student in the Gender, Feminist and Women’s Studies at York University. Their MA research focused on the lifeworlds of young Asian survivors of domestic violence in Aotearoa (New Zealand) through an analysis of structural violence, age and intersectionality. They have been involved in diasporic Asian activism on gender-based violence, migrant justice, anti-racism and building Asian support for Māori sovereignty. Their PhD topic is on Chinese diasporic solidarity with Indigenous sovereignty movements in Aotearoa and Canada-occupied Turtle Island.