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…

Updated: Upcoming Talks

Just a quick update to mention a public talk I’ll be giving at Macalester University in St. Paul. MN for their International Studies Department. Details: Date: Thursday, Feb. 7th Time: 4:30pm Location: Harmon Room (Library) Description: Stay in L.A.: Precarious Duration for Temporary Workers in Los Angeles The global city of Los Angeles has long been…

#mla13 “Thinking Through Race” Presentation

Apologies for the delay, but below is the full transcript of my presentation “Thinking Through Race (Gender, Class, Nation) in the Digital Humanities,” as part of the “Representing Race: Silence in the Digital Humanities panel,” organized and chaired by Adeline Koh. This is the presentation as I wrote it, which naturally differs bit from how…

Spring Quarter: Ready. Set. Go!

I’m not even through the first week of Spring Quarter and I’m already slightly worn out! These first few weeks will be heavily loaded with the writing and presentation of my first prospectus draft, syllabus planning for summer session, and participation in the department’s long awaited website-redesign. But it should be a little bit more…