Tag: conferences

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 …

teaching, Workshops

NWSA 2016: Radicalizing the Curriculum and Decolonizing the Canon

This weekend, I’m participating in a workshop at the National Women’s Studies Association entitled “Radicalizing the Curriculum and Decolonizing the Canon,” along with my dear colleagues, Kim Brillante Knight (UT Dallas), Kris McAbee (University of Arkansas, Little Rock), Jessica C. Murphy (UT Dallas), Jen Shook (Grinnell College). I’m sharing some preliminary and entirely incomplete notes here to accompany my …


#MLA2015: Generic Interventions: Print and Media Narratives of Global South Cities

Promo image for Generic Interventions Panel

I just made it to Vancouver, BC for the Modern Language Association, and for those of you who will be there on Thursday, I’ll be presenting on the media of Phú Mỹ Hưng, a.k.a. Saigon South (an edge city of Ho Chi Minh City) on a fabulous panel about Global South cities. This panel is a precursor …


#NWSA2014 Panel Sneak Peak

Transgression, Gender Disturbance, & Feminist Sci-Fi Futures Title Slide

Here’s a hint of what’s to come for our panel tomorrow morning. For more info check out my previous NWSA post with our original proposal. For those at #NWSA2014, we’re session 478 at 9:15 at PRCC 202-C. More to come in a post-conference follow-up. Image credit: “Cyborg” by REDANTA is licensed CC BY-SA 3.0


MLA Special Sessions Proposal: “Generic Interventions: Print and Media Narratives of Global South Cities”

Promo image for Generic Interventions Panel

  Exciting news! A bit delayed, but I just got word that our panel was accepted. Yay! See you all in Vancouver!   I’m very excited to share a panel proposal for the upcoming MLA 2015 in Vancouver, BC, entitled “Generic Interventions: Print and Media Narratives of Global South Cities.” The session is organized by Leigh Anne …


ASA Proposal: “Teaching Los Angeles: Innovative strategies, possible pitfalls”

Teaching Los Angles Cover

I just got word that our proposal for the American Studies Association 2014  was accepted! The conference theme will be: “The Fun and the Fury: New Dialectics of Pleasure and Pain In the Post-American Century,” and the conference itself will take place November 6-9, 2014 at the Westin Bonaventure in Los Angeles, CA. The proposal is …


8th Annual UCLA Mellon Conference: (Re)Mapping Global Modernities: Heterogenous Time and Space, March 7 & 8th, 2014

As a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities at UCLA this year, one of my responsibilities has been to co-organize our annual conference on cultures of transnationalism. This year, I, along with my co-fellows Melissa Tandiwe Myambo, Chase Smith, Emmanuel Bruno Jean-François, and Alvin Wong, planned our conference around questions of modernity, borders, time, and space. The conference …


NWSA 2014 Proposal: Transgression, Gender Disturbance, and Feminist Sci-Fi Futures

Update, April 20, 2014: I just got the message this past weekend, and I’m super excited to announce that our panel was accepted. I’ll update this post again with program information when I learn about specifics of time/place. See you all in San Juan this winter! Here is a panel proposal I organized for the upcoming National …


AAAS 2014 Roundtable Proposal: “Refracted Perspectives: Bridging Asian American and Asian Studies Through Interdisciplinary Scholarship”

Update, April 16, 2014: Our roundtable will be Session S30, and will convene on Saturday, April 19, 11:30am-12:45pm (Sausalito). I’ve also just learned that Anthony Kim will be unable to attend, but we otherwise look forward to dialoging with you all. I’m happy to announce that a proposal I worked on for the annual meeting of the Association …