As I move back to Seattle next week, I have started helping out once more a few Seattle film festivals I previously helped out with. This year, they are largely online and free to register, so I hope you have the chance to check out these wonderful, amazing short films. The 2021 Southeast Asia byContinue reading “Film Festivals galore”
I am excited to be part of this year’s Association for Asian American Studies Annual Conference. The theme, “Unsettling Transpacific Ecologies,” sounded perfect for my current research, so I submitted a paper I have been working on. Entitled “Koboys and Kumadres: Rethinking kinship and agency in early Filipina migration narratives in Hawaiʻi,” it will beContinue reading “Koboys and Kumadres”
One of the silver linings of this pandemic is that I get to participate in events happening elsewhere in the world, including back home in the Philippines, and everyone else can too! Next week, I will be co-moderating a panel discussion my friend and former orgmate, Yam Palma. We will be discussing cinema in theContinue reading “Next week: “Cinema, Cure, COVID: How Do We Go from Here?””
An essay I wrote, “A String of Specters: Reflections on the Haunting in Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees,” was just published in Asian Studies: Journal of Critical Perspectives on Asia, for an issue on “Southeast Asia: Comparisons and Cross-Border Linkages.” You can view the journal issue here. I wrote it as part book review, partContinue reading ““A String of Specters:” new essay out now!”
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