2014 – VIDEO: Korean Hapa Tour – Homelands, New Lands, Healing
At USC – Sawyer-Mellon Seminar: Transpacific Approach
It’s Official! My BOOK will be PUBLISHED – Fall 2014! (Now delayed until 2017)
It’s official! My Book will be published in the Fall of 2014 – by 2Leaf Press. I will keep everyone updated. I have provided the Vimeo introductory video here. More will follow. While watching this video, there are two issues I want to mention. SORRY–THIS BOOK WILL BE DELAYED until … Continue Reading It’s Official! My BOOK will be PUBLISHED – Fall 2014! (Now delayed until 2017)
Pinayist –Psychology of Discrimination against Filippino/a Amerasians
The contours of colonialism and cultural identity, along with socio-economic class and discrimination, create the uneven and violent relations within nations. Citizenship is only a paper-worked body-armor when it lives everyday in social relations anywhere.
Blackanese Raptivist: Aisha Fukushima
Hint: Patterns – Legacies – Self
We are both governed and we govern. We govern ourselves, to some extent. We are also governed, in some extent. When we don’t know histories, and the history of our own ancestries and legacies, we are ignorant, then of certain patterns and therefore reasons and connections. We are connected.
Multiracing, Multiraciality, Power and Change
Dream of the Water Children — Video Series Launch: Episode 1
This is the first in a series of ongoing video projects based on my personal family history, historical memory, Asia-Pacific postwar ethnography and the historical present. It is on my channel at YouTube.
Praxis in Transnational Mixed Race/Space Studies Conference – Success!
Article: Selling Mixed Race Babies: The Koreas Example
This article LINK from the Asia Times from July 17, 2002 by Aidan Foster-Carter entitled: Adopting, Adapting: Korean Orphans is an excellent beginning overview of how mixed-race bodies are used, especially in the context of orphanages.
A Blog Site: Critique Empire, Race and Transracial Adoption
The link I comment on in this post, is to a site called Transracial Abductees: A Critique of Intercountry Adoption (link at the end of this commentary). It is a particular perspective and gaze, a big-picture gaze, a gaze that includes histories of hierarchy in the global economy, global culture. … Continue Reading A Blog Site: Critique Empire, Race and Transracial Adoption
Article: The Color of Fame in Asia – Mixed Race Entertainers in Thailand
Thailand mirrors many of the same phenomenon happening around much of Asia, related to US and European globalization/colonization histories in relation to colorism, Blackness and Whiteness.
Great Blog! Black Asian-Amerasian Diaspora Perspectives: BAAD
Short Comment: Brown Babies, Denial & the International Order of Race
Many books and articles and blogposts, that mention racism in Japan, Korea and the Philippines, Vietnam, point to the racism of these countries, against mixed-black folk and black persons.