Episode 68: Mother Tongue (w/ Dan S. Wang)

Hey everyone. I hope you are well. I got my first vaccine shot. Hoping to get my second in a few weeks. I also have been traveling through parts of southern China and trying to grasp the art scene more. My students just had their senior year exhibition...

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Episode 67: Laying Down Fully (w/ Addoley Dzegede)

Hi everyone. Hope you are doing well. Things are okay so far on my end. School is ending soon and the temperature is getting hot and humid very quickly. My Chinese is steadily getting better and I have a few shows planned for the coming months, so...

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Episode 65: Diversity and Equity (w/ Noé Gaytán)

Hey everyone. I hope you are doing okay wherever you are. There’s not too much going on with me these days. The past week was the Chinese Qingming Festival, so I got to relax a bit. I’m still waiting for the vaccine, but otherwise I’m...

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Episode 64: Hmong Blues (w/ Khaty Xiong)

Hey everyone. I hope you are well. It has been crazy this past week with all the mass shootings that has been happening in the US. I don’t have much to add other than what a previous guest of this show, Tereneh Idia, recently posted, which is...

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Episode 62: Interlockingness of Stories (w/ Jen Liu)

Hey everyone. Hope you are doing well. The Lunar New Year came and went without much trouble and teaching started back up at my university. Over the break, I caught up on some work, cooked a bit, and read some books. I was able to finish Raven Leilani’s...

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Episode 61: New Neutrality (w/ Lyndon Barrois Jr.)

Hey everyone. Happy Lunar New Year. I wish you good luck and hope lots of fortune befalls upon you this coming year. It is the year of the ox and hopefully a lucky year for those of you born on the year of the ox. In what is normally a time for celebration,...

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