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Recounting Asian American Narratives of the American South

When I presented my DDFR workshop at “Beyond Borders: Diverse Voices of the American South” in February, I was moved by everyone’s level of engagement and care in their fellow participants. One particular person, Hanul Bahm, spoke emotionally, clearly connecting with everyone’s stories at her table. I asked her to gather some recollections about her […]

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Re-Imagining the Family Album at Hunter College!

These are my student’s testimonies from two-day seminar, Re-Imagining the Family Album with me at Hunter College’s Integrated Media Arts Program for the Masters in Fine Arts students. ……………………………………………….. “As I looked at the photos and interviewed my parents over my computer, I found myself trying to connect our experiences of this time of life, our midtwenties, and […]

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DDFR & Diversity: Can We All Just Get Along?

Recent tragic events have called to mind the wise words of the late Rodney King, reminding us that violence is not the antidote to violence. As we look forward to the aftermath of this latest cycle of hurt, pain and trauma, there are already the usual calls for rooting out implicit biases, confronting white privilege, […]

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DDFR Concludes Roadshow at Harlem Stage!

The Harlem Stage Gatehouse was sold-out for the Grand Finale of the Digital Diaspora Family Reunion (DDFR) Road on Sunday, February 27th. The lively celebration hosted by Thomas Allen Harris was the concluding the Harlem edition of the national DDFR Roadshow. During its week-long residency at Harlem Stage, the DDFR Roadshow conducted Family Photo Interviews […]

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