Article out now in the latest issue of Pelikula Journal!

Pelikula: A Journal of Philippine Cinema is published annually by the University of the Philippines Film Institute. It broadly covers national and regional perspectives on Philippine cinema and publishes academic articles, opinion pieces, reviews, interviews, and visual essays. I am so excited to be part of the latest issue that just came out. My essayContinue reading “Article out now in the latest issue of Pelikula Journal!”

Seattle Times article on Asian American representation

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”

“A String of Specters:” new essay out now!

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!”