Fall 2016 Faculty Accomplishments

AAS Faculty in the News and Updates (August 2016 to December 2016)

Wei Ming Dariotis was quoted in KQED on their story,  What’s behind SF Opera’s Chinese Opera Kick?

Rod Daus-Magbual authored  "Brown Washing Hermeneutics: Historically Responsive Pedagogy in Ethnic Studies" in White" Washing American Education: The New Culture Wars in Ethnic Studies [2 volumes]: The New Culture Wars in Ethnic Studies by Praeger Publishing.

Lorraine Dong  presented and published the paper, “Where Is the Angel? Understanding Island’s Chinese American History for Children” 那裏有天使? 解讀兒童文學裏的華人在埃崙歷史. International Symposium on International Migration and Qiaoxiang Studies Conference Proceeding “國際移民與僑鄉研究”國際學術會議. Jiangmen, PRC: Guangdong Qiaoxiang Cultural Research Center, Wuyi University. 337-56.

Marlon Hom presented and published the paper, “Fallen Leaves’ Homecoming: Notes on the 1893 Gold Mountain Charity Cemetery in Xinhui - Revised” 落葉歸根: 關於1893年新會華僑義冢的說明. International Symposium on International Migration and Qiaoxiang Studies Conference Proceeding “國際移民與僑鄉研究”國際學術會議. Jiangmen, PRC: Guangdong Qiaoxiang Cultural Research Center, Wuyi University. 229-53.

Russell Jeung published his memoir At Home in Exile with Zondervan publishing.  He has had speaking engagements throughout the United States including Asian American churches,  Seattle Pacific University,  Chinese Historical Society of America, and  the Academy of Religion. His memoir was named in Entertainment Weekly's Post-Election Reading List.

Mai Nhung Le presented her paper,  "Unmet needs of Asian American and Pacific Islander cancer patients," at the SFSU/UCSF Asian American Research Center on Health Research Roundtable.

Jonathan Lee presented at the 4th Taiwan Internatinal Conference on Hakka Studies.

Christen Sasaki published "Threads of Empire: Militourism and the Aloha Wear Industry in Hawai'i," in the American Quarterly.

Valerie Soe  premiered ODE, a new short experimental video, on December 17th at Other Cinema in San Francisco.  This new short experimental video explores Chiang Kai-Shek's legacy in Taiwan, via statuary. Her work is also discussed in the recent edition of Jump Cut: A review of contemporary media.

Anantha Sudhakar served as faculty at the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute, " Building Asian American Studies across the Community College classroom." 

Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales was recently awarded a Certificate of Honor from the San Francisco Board of Supervisors for her work advancing Ethnic Studies in high schools locally and nationally.  She co-authored "Community responsive literacies: the development of the Ethnic Studies praxis story plot," featured in the journal of English Teaching: Practice & Critique.She also co-authored with Arlene Daus-Magbual  "Into their Hoods: The Possibilities of Critical Performance Pedogogy,"  in the Qualitative Rseaearch in Education; "Pedagogies of Resistance:  Filipina/o 'Gestures of Rebellion' against the Inheritance of American Schooling " and "The Power of Ethnic Studies: Developing Culturally and Community Responsive Leaders" in the edited volume, Washing American Education: The New Culture Wars in Ethnic Studies: The New Culture Wars in Ethnic Studies by Praeger Publishing.  

Wesley Ueunten was a  keynote speaker at the Japanese American National Museum.  He presented, "Okinawan America: Past, Present, and Future."  He also published the chapter,   Nakayoshi Group:Postwar Okinawan Women’s Articulation of Identity in America, in the edited book, Trans-Pacific Japanese American Studies: Conversations on Race and Racializations  (University of Hawaii Press).

 

Grace Yoo co-authored with Fangyu Chou (Nursing) and Jeanette Lee (Physical Therapy),  Challenges in cancer self-management of patients with limited English proficiency, published in the Asian Pacific Journal of Oncology.  She also received the Distinguished Faculty, Excellence in Service Award, from San Francisco State University.