Keynote Workshop and Reading, “Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference” (MIGC), (February 2017). Invited Spearker.

“The Imitative Real: Recalibrating Drag, Artificial Intelligence and the Asian American Body” Conneticut College – Department of Women’s and Gender Studies. Invited Speaker.


“Against Poetry: The Poetics and Politics of Professionalization.” Lecture and poetry reading, English Department, University of South Carolina (November 2016). Invited.

“Racial Recalibration,” and poetry reading from Radio Heart. Digital Humanities Institute, Stanford University (November 2016). Invited.

“The Technologies of Intersectionality,” Symposium on the Legacy of Evelyn Nakano Glenn (November 2016). Invited.

“The Imitative Real: Recalibrating Drag, Artificial Intelligence, and the Asian American Body” and Poetry Reading. Department of Gender, and Women’s Studies. Connecticut College (October 2016). Invited.

“The Imitative Real: Recalibrating Drag, Artificial Intelligence, and the Asian American Body,” “ WGS Speaker Series for 2016-2017 Technologies of Gender, Sexuality, and Race.” Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, Gettysburg College. (October 2016). Invited

“Why Feminist Love,” Graduation Speaker, Portland State University. June 2016. Invited.

“On Race and Robots,” Calit2: California Institute of Telecommunications and Information Technology. University of California, San Diego. May 2016. Invited.

“Asian and/As Automaton” Barnard College. March 2016. Invited.
“Learning through Creating: Remaking Teaching in Our Digital Age.” Bard College Master’s inTeaching “Why Teaching Matters” series. 2014. Invited.


“From Trauma to Catharsis: Performing the Asian Avant-Garde.” California Institute of Integral Studies, 2014. Invited.

“The Politics of the Digital.” University of California, Santa Cruz, 2013. Invited speaker and poet. “Multiplying Standpoints and Participatory Feminism.” Fembot Conference, University of Oregon, 2013. Invited.

“Weaving Community, New Media, and Academia to Create Social Change in Policy and Education In and Out of the San Francisco Jail.” Community Based Participatory Research Institute, San Francisco State University, 2013. Invited speaker with Allyse Gray.

“Teaching Jobs in Higher Education: The Forecast.” Cirque du Work!: Annual Professional Development Conference for Mills College MFA Program, 2013. Invited.

“The Bay Area Asian American Avant-Garde.” Small Press Traffic, San Francisco, curated by Barbara Jane Reyes, 2012. Invited.

“Intimacy in Three Acts.” Special session, “The Future of Teaching,” convened by Cathy N. Davidson, Modern Language Association, 2012. Invited panelist.

“Poetry and Social Justice.” California College of the Arts, 2012. Invited.

“The University and American Cultures.” Imagining America Conference, 2011. With Victoria Robinson, Keith Feldman, and Hatem Bazian. Invited.

HASTAC (Un)conference, Duke University, 2010. Invited.

“Technologies of Asian American Representations: In our ‘Post-Racial’ and ‘Neo-Liberal’ Times.” Asian Americans and New Media Conference, Oberlin College, 2010. Invited.


“Fembot,” What is Media, 2016.
“On Radio Heart,” Women in Spec: Women Writers in Speculative Poetry and Fiction, AWP, 2016. “ Considering Race and Appropriation in Poetics Today,” American Literature Association, 2016.

“Feminist Poetics,” PHILOSOPHIA conference, The University of Colorado, Denver, 2016 “Queer Pedagogy.” Presented at American Studies Association, 2014.

“The Rhetoric of Robots: Nam June Paik and Racial Recalibration,” Stanford Bay Area Graduate Art Symposium, 2014

“May I Write Words More Naked Than Flesh: Diasporic Considerations of Body in Dictee.” Presented at Eighth Worldwide Consortium of Korean Studies Workshop for Graduate Students. Korea University, Korea, 2012.


“The Real and the Fake.” Presented at “Feminisms and Queer Sexualities: Intersections in Text and Context,” The Korean Association for Feminist Studies in English Literature, Yonsei University, Korea, 2012.

“Digital Storytelling and the Divides.” HASTAC Conference, University of Michigan, 2012. “The ‘Real’ and the ‘Fake’.” Queer Studies Conference, UCLA, 2011.

“Dissection: Strategies of the Body and Cartography in Feminist and Ethnic Avant-Garde Poetics.” American Literature Association, San Francisco, 2010.

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