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May 9: Moderating C3: 'We Gon' Be Alright,' 6PM at Regal L.A. LIVE: A Barco Innovation Center
May 18: Casting in Color: Race on Stage and Screen symposium, UC Riverside.
November 7-10: American Studies Association 2019 Annual Meeting, Honolulu, Hawai'i
AUGUST 8-11, 2020 American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
Keynote Speaker, Berkeley Central Library, Berkeley, CA.
Keynote Speaker, Belmont University, Nashville, TN.
Panelist, Crazy Rich Wakanda, SXSW, Austin, TX.
Author Program, Reel Inequality: Hollywood Actors and Racism, 2PM, Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library, Monterey Park, CA.
"Follow the Leader: Building your Audience and Making an Impact with Twitter," American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
"The Joy Luck Club" panel moderator, Last Remaining Seats, Los Angeles Conservancy, San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, San Gabriel, CA
Invited panelist, “Diversity and Dollars: Do Creative Gatekeepers Appreciate the Financial Upside of Diversity?” New York Rights Fair, New York, NY.
Invited speaker, Media At Risk Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
Guest Speaker, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.
Oscar Roundtable with Justin Chang (LA Times), Claudia Puig (NPR, President of LA Critics Assn.) and Camille Tucker (Biola Film professor/Screenwriter).
Keynote Speaker, Whittier Library, Whittier, CA
Keynote speaker, Westmont College
Featured speaker, "From Minstrelsy to Hellboy: The Whitewashing of Asian Americans in Hollywood" at
California State University, Long Beach.
Moderating 'The Joy Luck Club,' Special Screening and reunion panel discussion, ArcLight Cinemas in Culver City.
Panelist, “Super Asian America,” Comic-Con International, San Diego, CA.
Featured speaker, “Whitewashing of Asian Americans in Hollywood.” National Conference on Race and Ethnicity, Fort Worth, TX.
Featured Speaker, "From Dissertation to Book--Reel Inequality: Hollywood Actors and Racism," Bunche Center Circle of Thought, UCLA.
Featured Speaker, Liberal Studies Spring Community Social, Cal Poly Pomona.
Panelist, “The Power of Popular Culture,” Parren Mitchell Symposium, University of Maryland, College Park.
Panelist, Race talk: Tackling racism and identity with kids, KPCC's Crawford Family Forum, Pasadena, CA.
Keynote speaker, Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS)
4th International Conference
Bridging Gaps: Where is the film scholar in Hollywood filmmaking?, USC, Los Angeles, CA.
Panelist, Future Forum – Entertainment: The Convergence of Technology and Media, Paramount Studios, Los Angeles, CA.