I was interviewed and was quoted in a recently published article by Crystal Paul of the Seattle Times. The article focused on Bruce Lee’s legacy and the continuing struggle for Asian American representation in the media today. I talked about the role of small, community festivals such as Diwa and SEAxSEA in amplifying community voicesContinue reading “Seattle Times article on Asian American representation”
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?””
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