ACADEMIC RESEARCH EXPERIENCES

                   2017       Hemispheric Institute Graduate Student Initiative (Hemi GSI) 5th Convergence, York University, Toronto

  • Workgroup: "Unsettling Transnational Relationality: Indigeneity and Solidarity Across Border"

                   2017       Richard Charles Lee: Insights Through Asia Challenge, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto

  • Project (Ethnographic Film & Report): "Visualizing Elders' Engagement with the Digital Age in Shanghai"

          2016-2017       Ethnography of the University, Ethnography Lab, University of Toronto

                  2016       Ethnography Lab Summer High School Program 2016, Ethnography Lab, University of Toronto  

  • Presentation: "Social Media and Other New Media Approaches to Ethnographic Research"

                  2016       International Course Module at Oa'hu, Hawai'i, Anthropology Department, University of Toronto

  • Course: “Diversity”: Critical/Comparative Studies of Indigeneity, Multiculturalism and (Settler) Colonialism
  • Ten-day participant observation and service learning around topics of environmental protection and sustainability, immigration and Indigeneity, military occupation and tourism industry.

COURSE-BASED RESEARCH

  • "Fake" News, Digital Media and Political Ideology: Analyzing Linguistic Rhetoric of Pro-Impeachment and Pro-Park News
  • Anthropology's Ignorance of Discourse on Indigenous and Non-Indigenous People of Colour Relationship and Its Historical Understanding of Race and Culture
  • Deconstructing the Model Minority Discourse of Asian Immigrants in Canada: What is at stake?
  • Defining the Cultural Value of AGO First Thursdays: A Multi-Art Event or a "Social Gathering"? (Fieldwork Report)
  • Art’s Confrontation With Mental Illness: Yayoi Kusama, Self-Obliteration and the Sublime
  • Redefining the "Self" in Contemporary Canadian Self-Portraiture (Jeff Wall, General Idea, Shelley Niro)
  • Fashion's "Orientalism": Cultural Appropriation, Cultural Appreciation, or Cultural Ignorance?
  • "Self"-Orientalism in Vogue Nippon: Racism as Beauty
  • Dying for Their Clothes: The Rana Plaza Disaster