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Margin Notes

Jul 7, 2020

When you've grown up in worlds that are wildly apart, can migrant parents ever truly understand their children who are more a product of their adopted country than their parents' birthplace? And how does migrant identity intersect with sexuality? This episode of Margin Notes is about family, identity, and understanding...


Jun 29, 2020

Migrant workers are everywhere - your local 7-Eleven, pushing trolleys at Coles, in your Doctor's surgery and in front of the university lecture podium. So is it true what they say about the migrant work ethic? And what does that do to the generations that come after them? Yen and Zoya discuss the reality of living as...


Jun 22, 2020

In this episode, Yen Eriksen shares an evocative piece of memoir about cultural legacy, family and making sticky rice. How does food create a connection to culture, and how do we maintain this link as migrants?


Jun 13, 2020

In our pilot episode, author Zoya Patel shares her reflections on finding herself in pop culture through watching Bend It Like Beckham.

Together with co-host Yen Eriksen, she explores what it means to be represented in media as a person of colour, and on the flipside, what the impact is of not being able to see...