B.A., English, University Nevada Las Vegas, 2016
Asian American Literature, Filipino American Literature, Asian American Theater and Performance, Postcolonial Theory, Psychoanalytic Theory
My research is interested in the issues of Filipino unrecognizability, neocolonialism, trauma, neoliberalism, commodity and media culture, and imitation/reperformance as resistance in Filipino American Literature.
“Products Out-of-Place: Imitation as Resistance in the Reperformance of American Commodity Culture in Jessica Hagedorn’s Dogeaters,” Southern California Irish Studies Colloquium, May 2019
“Yellow Face: Quintessentially American,” Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA), Nov 2018
“Butterfly Boy: Delaying Desire,” The Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States (MELUS), 6 May 2018