Trinh T. Minh-ha is a filmmaker, writer and music composer. The recipient of numerous awards and grants, her films have been given over 48 retrospectives in Argentina, Croatia, Columbia, Mexico, Finland, Brazil, Canada, Italy, Korea, Spain, the Netherlands, Slovenia, France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Japan, India, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Australia, the UK and the US, and were exhibited at the international contemporary art exhibition Documenta 11 (2002) in Germany. They have shown widely in the US, Canada, Senegal, Australia and New Zealand, as well as in Europe and Asia. Minh-ha has traveled and lectured extensively on film, art, feminism and cultural politics. She taught at the National Conservatory of Music in Dakar, Senegal (1977-80); at universities such as Cornell, San Francisco State, Smith, Harvard, Ochanomizu (Tokyo), Ritsumeikan (Kyoto), Dongguk (Seoul); and is Professor of Gender & Women’s Studies and of Rhetoric at the University of California, Berkeley.