Category: Race/Ethnicity

academia, Race/Ethnicity

DH2020 and Asian American DH in the age of Coronavirus and the Movement for Black Lives

This past week, I was supposed to be in Ottawa, Canada, on the traditional unceded land of the Kitchissippi Omàmiwininì Anishinabeg, or Algonquin Peoples, with a handful of my colleagues for the DH 2020 conference. But as with most things, plans changed with the emergence and proliferation of COVID-19. For Asians and Asian Americans, this …

feminism, Race/Ethnicity, talks, teaching, Workshops

Feminist Anti-racist Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at Pratt Institute

Updated to include additional links and acknowledgements (thanks, Siân and @bigxphilly!). Back in October, I had the pleasure of hosting a Feminist Anti-racist Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at Pratt Institute at the invitation of Minh-Ha Pham (Media Studies) and Holly Wilson (Library) for a graduate-level class.  I’m sharing my slides below, sadly without much context, but hopefully …

academia, feminism, Race/Ethnicity, Workshops

#tcfw: Precarity, Solidarity, and Pressure

It’s been over a week since THATCamp Feminisms, hosted by Jacque Wernimont at the Claremont Colleges in LA. Somehow this blogpost got lost in the rush to finish grading, and to prep for an upcoming research trip. Many late thanks to Jacque, though, and the folks there for being so welcoming. Since our Winter Quarter has just …

academia, Race/Ethnicity, scholarship, Uncategorized

Race, Ethnicity, and Diaspora in the Digital Age

Over the past month or so, I’ve been working with a graduate student in Anthropology from the University of Florida,  Edward Gonzalez-Tennant, to co-host a HASTAC Scholars forum, on race and ethnicity in the digital age. With the help and guidance of the wonderful Fiona Barnett, director of the HASTAC Scholars program, it has finally …

Race/Ethnicity

Re: Nerds of Color

This morning Racialicious posted a blog by performance poet and activist Bao Phi, titled NOCs (Nerds of Color) (Originally posted in the Star Tribune Your Voices Blog). Thoughtful and beautifully written, the blog addresses the pressing, yet often ignored, issues of cultural appropriation, representation and stereotypes, and invisibility of people of color within the further …