Presentations

2023
“Itinerant Moves: Maggie Calloway and Afro-Filipina Performances of Bodabil across the Pacific,” Puón Institute, San Fernando, La Union, Philippines (scheduled)

 

2022

“‘I Feel Love’: Donna Summer and Queer Filipinx Nightlife in Three Acts,” American Studies Association (ASA), New Orleans, LA (scheduled)
 

“Sonic Curations: Marpessa Dawn’s Misplaced Vocals and Choreography in Paris,” Seminar Workshop, The Futures of American Studies Institute, Dartmouth College


"'I Love You Dearly, Bitch': Manila Luzon and Latrice Royale's Queer and Afro-Filipino Drag Performances," Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS), Denver, CO, April 16, 2022.

 

2021
"
Dreamed Dwelling: Towards a Method of Afro-Filipina Spatial Poetics and Relational Performance," American Studies Association (ASA), Virtual, October 13, 2021.

“No Requests: Pinay Mobile DJs in the Washington, D.M.V. Area,” Museum of Popular Culture Conference (Pop Con), Virtual, April 23-25, 2021.

 

"Marpessa Dawn's Performances of Ecological Surface and Skin in Paris, France," Association for Asian American Studies, Virtual, April 8-10, 2021.

 

2020
Performing ‘Black, Pacific, & Filipina’: Marpessa Dawn’s Racialized Surface in France,” International Conference on Philippine Studies (ICOPHIL), Alicante, Spain, Sept. 23-25, 2020 (accepted, postponed due to COVID-19).

 

“No Requests: Pinay Mobile DJs in the Washington, D.M.V. Area,” Association for Asian American Studies, Washington, D.C., April 9-12, 2020 (accepted, cancelled due to COVID-19).

 

2019
“Archives as World Fairs: Maxine Mina: 1896-1920,” Center for Philippine Studies (CPS), University of Hawaii-Manoa, Honolulu, HI, November 6th, 2019.

The ‘Satin Sisters’: Performing Afro-Filipina Intimacies,” Asian American Writing Group Workshop at Brown University, April 13, 2019 and Association for Asian American Studies, Madison, WI, April 25, 2019.

'Oriental, Dusky, Beauty': Performing Filipina Minstrelsy in 1898," Harvard Theater & Performance Colloquium, March 3, 2019.

 

2018
“Filipinos in Louisiana: Folklore and Fictions,” Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, Aug. 15, 2018.

 

2017
“Typhoon / Floodsong Poetics: Douglas Kearney’s Black Automaton (2009) and Patrick Rosal’s Brooklyn Antediluvian (2016),” American Studies Association (ASA), Chicago, IL, November 11, 2017.


“Resisting a Legal Grammar: Poetic Embodiment and Tidal Memory in M. NourbeSe Philip’s Zong!," Poetry after 2000 Conference, Rothermere American Institute at Oxford University, May 20, 2017.
 

Rust and Remaindered Life in the Archipelago: Documentary/Ecopoetry after U.S. Military Occupation in the Philippines,” Columbia University Weatherhead Institute, April 20-21, 2017.