UPCOMING: Presenting at SCMS 2021 (March 17-21)

I am looking forward to presenting at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies’s annual conference, which will b held virtually March 17-21, 2021....

VIRTUAL CONFERENCE: The Confluence: Octavia E. Butler at the Intersection of Cultural Critique and Climate Collapse, March 6-7, 2021

I am excited to be a part of the Octavia E. Butler Literary Society’s (OEBS) virtual conference “The Confluence: Octavia E. Butler at the...

Happy Lunar New Year of the Ox 2021!

Happy Lunar New Year! Happy Chinese New Year! 新年快乐! According to: https://www.thechinesezodiac.org/chinese-horoscope-2021-year-of-the-metal-ox/ This year is going to be lucky and also perfect to focus...

“The Shortest Day, The Longest Night,” Gamers With Glasses, 12/22

Over at Gamers With Glasses, I have co-curated with Tof Eklund this month’s series of features organized around the theme of the winter solstice....

“The Gamers With Glasses Show” (Episode 3), 12/12

Many thanks to Christian Haines and Roger Whitson for inviting me to be a part of The Gamers With Glasses Show. You can listen...

“Playing Games, Practicing Utopia,” Gamers With Glasses, 9/26

I have the good fortune to have been invited to be a contributing editor to a new gaming website called Gamers With Glasses, the...

Forthcoming Poem in Climbing Lightly through Forests: A Poetry Anthology Honoring Ursula K. Le Guin (2021)

Huzzah! I sold my first poem! Entitled “Dear, Ursula,” the poem is about my experience meeting and spending a little bit of time with...

“Queer Dystopias, Queer Mechanics, and Queers in Love at the End of the World,” In Media Res, May 29

It’s been a few years since I have contributed to In Media Res, but when “Queerness in Games” week (May 24-May 31, 2020) came...

Musings on Asianfuturism?

Given the current moment, the worldwide pandemic, the uncertain future of the halls of democracy in the US–colleges and universities, public spaces and the...

Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities (Online Preview) Live!

As a response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the sudden need to shift face-to-face teaching to online, particularly at colleges and universities, the MLA...