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Diaspora, Immigration and Identity in “Avatar: The Last Airbender”

Diaspora, Immigration and Identity in “Avatar: The Last Airbender”

As a diasporic woman of color, there are several themes in “Avatar: the Last Airbender” that resonate strongly with me, leading me to consider how the story and its characters affirm immigrant and diasporic experiences–in other words, the inevitable upheavals of imperialism and the kinds of resilience and strength it takes to survive that. After several rewatches, I decided to write a br...

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