Tag: race


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 …


Upcoming Talk: Critical Ethnic Studies, Chicago 2013; And Plans for my time at UCLA

The MLA Job Information List was just published yesterday, and the anxiety is about to surface… But before the job market tension becomes full-fledged, I get to bask in the love and solidarity that abounds at the Critical Ethnic Studies Conference (or so I’ve been told, since this will be my first time attending). This …


Author/Artist G.B. Tran visits UCSB, Monday 1/28

I’m very excited to announce an upcoming visit by the talented artist and author of Vietnamerica, G.B. Tran this coming Monday, January 28th, 2013 at 6:30 in the Multicultural Center Lounge. Many thanks to the Multicultural Center, and to our co-sponsors the Hemispheric South/s Research Initiative, the American Cultures & Global Contexts Center, and the Transcriptions …


MLA13 Proposal: Representing Race: Silence in the Digital Humanities

I’m very honored to be part of an exciting panel proposal for MLA13 in Boston, titled, “Representing Race: Silence in the Digital Humanities.” Alondra Nelson (!!!) will be responding to a roundtable consisting myself and four other amazing junior scholars, including a fellow #transformDHer, Moya Bailey.


New Summer Course: The Female, the Global, the Technological

Just got word yesterday, and am very excited to say that I’ll be teaching a new course this summer (session A) at UCSB. The course number is 114AA Women in Literature: The Female, the Global, the Technological. Course readings have not been finalized yet, but a course description follows. Mother | Daughter | Virgin | …


MLA, Risk, Pop Culture (An Update)

This post is coming much too late, especially at the speed that scholarship is being produced in Digital Humanities, but this should serve as a belated update on my activities since ASA, which was many, many months ago. Alas, this is a poor excuse, but the madness of returning to teaching, writing, coordinating, and job …


#tranformDH – Toward an Asian American Digital Humanities (pt. 2)

This last weekend was spent at the American Studies Association where I participated in panel with my amazing colleagues Amanda Phillips, Alexis Lothian, Melanie Kohnen, Marta Rivera Monclova, Tanner Higgin, and moderated by the amazingly supportive Anna Everett. The roundtable featured graduate students and new PhDs working in Queer Studies and Ethnic Studies each presenting …


Upcoming ASA Roundtable

For those interested in critical race and ethnic studies and queer studies, I’ll be on an amazing panel at the American Studies Association this Friday with a group of very talented peers, and moderated by Anna Everett (who is too cool for words). Our panel is titled “Transformative Mediations? Ethnic and Queer Studies and the …


Documenteur: An NEH Vectors-CTS Proposal

Following my post-MLA entry, from which I got some amazing support and feedback, I have been collaborating on a proposal for the NEH sponsored Vectors-CTS Summer Institute on the Digital Approaches to American Studies with fellow grad students Renee Hudson and Jeremy Schmidt from UCLA. The final project proposal, Documenteur: Im/mobility and Otherness in Los …

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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 …