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The Limits of Racebending in the Struggle for Asian American Representation. Lecture at University of Wisconsin-Madison Institute for Research in the Humanities. December 2016. [Invited]

Giving Voice to Hmong American Women: Aural Media as Home in the Diaspora. Paper presented at the American Studies Association Annual Meeting. Denver, November 2016.

Understanding the Impact of Digital Anti-Racism. Paper presented at the Race & Media Conference. New York, October 2016. [Invited]

Gendered Dynamics in Hmong American New Media Cultures. Lecture at University of Wisconsin-Madison Institute for Research in the Humanities. October 2016. [Invited]

Masculinity and Political Resistance in Hmong YouTube Communities. Paper presented at the International Communication Association Annual Conference. Fukuoka, Japan, June 2016.

Fighting Online Racism in the Age of the Troll. Paper presented at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference. Atlanta, March 2016.

Diasporic Hmong Digital Media and Industry. Paper presented at the Race & Media Conference. Albuquerque, NM, October 2015. [Invited]

Twitter, Asian American Media Activism, and Cultural Citizenship. Paper presented at the International Communication Association Annual Conference. San Juan, May 2015.

Introduction to Community-Based Partnerships (with Zon Moua). Lecture at Asian American and Pacific Islander Policy Research Consortium, Chicago. April 2015. [Invited]

Mediating Hmong America: Participatory Cultures beyond the Digital Divide. Lecture at Indiana University Department of Journalism and Mass Communication Colloquium, April 2015. [Invited]

Hmong Women and Participatory Media. Paper presented at the Hmong Around the World Conference. Madison WI, April 2015.

Queering Hmong Cultures through Digital Participation. Paper presented at the Association for Asian American Studies Annual Conference. Chicago, April 2015.

The Ethics of Staring at Race and Disability on Freakshow. Paper presented at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies annual conference. Montreal, March 2015.

Asian American Hashtag Activism and Cultural Citizenship. Paper presented at the Race & Media Conference. Madison WI, October 2014. [Invited]

Reading the Tiger Mom Across Race, Class and Culture. Paper presented at the International Communication Association annual conference. Seattle, May 2014.

The Social Role of Asian American Celebrities on YouTube. Paper presented at the National Communication Association annual conference. Washington, D.C., November 2013.

Hmong Radio and Mobile Phone Connections. Paper presented at the Hmong Across Borders conference. Minneapolis, MN., October 2013.

Blogging While Angry: The Sustainability of Emotional Labor in the Asian American Blogosphere. Paper presented at the Association for Asian American Studies Conference. Seattle, April 2013.

Visualizing Women’s Abilities and Potential on Push Girls. Paper presented at the Reality Gendervision Conference. Bloomington IN, April 2013.

Participatory Media from Yellow Power to Today. Paper presented at the Association for Asian American Studies Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., April 2012.

Reimagining Asian American Media Activism. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Annual Conference in New Orleans, November 2011.

Asian American Media and the Formation of a Consumer Audience. Paper presented at the Association for Asian American Studies Annual Conference in New Orleans, May 2011.

Colorblind Casting and the Aftermath of The Last Airbender. Paper presented at the National Association for Ethnic Studies Annual Conference in Claremont, California, April 2011.

Beyond Nation and Assimilation: New Directions in Asian American Media Activism. Paper presented at Citizenship in the United States Conference in Bloomington, Indiana, September 2010. [Invited]

Grief and the Contradictions of Identity: Japanese Americans View Images of Japan in American Media. Paper presented at the International Communication Association Annual Conference in Singapore, June 2010.

Racebending or Racial Essentialism?: White fans protest Whitewashing in The Last Airbender. Paper presented at the Association for Asian American Studies Annual Conference in Austin, Texas, April 2010.

Asian American Stereotypes On-Screen and On the Ground: How Does Theory Translate? Paper presented at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference in Los Angeles, March 2010.

Dancing for your Life: The Strategic Policing of Identity on So You Think You Can Dance. Paper presented at the Far West Popular and American Culture Association Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, March 2010.

From Fan Activism to Political Activism: Participatory Democracy around Popular Media Affinity Groups. Paper presented at Diversifying Participation: Digital Media and Learning Conference in La Jolla, California, February 2010.

The Yellow Press: Asian American Radicalism and Conflict in Gidra. Paper presented at the International Communication Association Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois, May 2009. Top Paper Award for Ethnicity and Race in Communication (ERIC) Division.

The Political Limitations of “Asian American Culture” on College Campuses. Paper presented at the Association for Asian American Studies Annual Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii, April 2009.

Sometimes Womanhood Ain’t So Sweet: Race, Class, and Gender in My Super Sweet 16. Paper presented at the Annenberg Fellows Research and Creative Project Symposium in Los Angeles, California, April 2009.

Eating a Meal with the Other: The Ethical Challenges of the Travel Food Show. Paper presented at the Far West Popular and American Culture Association Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, March 2009.

Sometimes Womanhood Ain’t So Sweet: Race, Class, and Gender in My Super Sweet 16. Paper presented at Annenberg Fellows Reception, September 2009. [Invited]

The Radical Act of Mommy Blogging: Redefining Motherhood through the Blogosphere. Paper presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference in Washington DC, July 2007.

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