May 2023. Invited Speaker. Book Talk for Made-Up Asians: Yellowface During the Exclusion Era. University of California, Irvine. (Invited)
May 2023. Invited Speaker. “Toward New Theatre Histories: The Case Study of Yellowface during the Exclusion Era.” TaPRA (Theatre and Performance Research Association) Theatre and Performance Histories Working Group.
April 2023. Invited Lecturer. Book discussion for Made-Up Asians: Yellowface During the Exclusion Era. Department of Theatre & Dance. The University of Kansas.
March 2023. Invited Keynote Speaker. “Asian Exclusion and Yellowface: Decentering U.S. Theatre History and Historiography.” MA/PhD symposium: “Out of the Margins: Re-Focusing Performance Scholarship for the 21st Century.” School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies. University of Maryland.
November 2022. Invited Speaker. Ethnicity, Race, and Migration Seminar. Boston College.
November 2022. Invited Talk. “Anti-Asian Violence, Exclusion, and Yellowface.” GENesis: Pocket Conference. fu-Gen Asian Canadian Theatre Company. New York City.
October 2022. Invited Panelist. “AAPI Performance in the Classroom: A Roundtable.” UCLA.
October 2022. Invited Talk. “Halloween Yellowface: Racial Impersonation and Dressing Up.” International Comparative Studies, Duke University.
October 2022. Invited Lecturer. Historiography Graduate Seminar, Department of Theatre and Dance, University of Texas, Austin.
June 2022. Invited Talk. “Yellowface in the U.S.” Department of English, Yonsei University, South Korea.
June 2022. Invited Talk. “Yellowface and Asian American Theater.” School of Performing Arts, Hongik University, South Korea.
May 2022: Invited Talk. “Yellowface and Asian American Theater.” The Knot Worldwide.
January-March 2022. Invited Lecture Series (Lecture 1: Yellowface and Asian American Theatre; Lecture 2: Asian American Theatre, 1965-2000; Lecture 3: Asian American Theatre in the 21st Century). David Geffen School of Drama, Yale University.
February 2022. Invited Talk. “Made-Up Asians: Yellowface During the Exclusion Era.” Franklin Humanities Institute, Duke University.
January 2022. Invited Talk. “‘Dainty As Needs Be’: Madame Butterfly and Cosmetic Yellowface.” Center for International & Global Studies, Duke University.
April 2021. Invited Panelist. “American Theater: History and Current Landscape.” Speaker Series of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow managed by the Forum for Cultural Engagement.
March 2020. Invited Talk. Looking Back to the Future: 20 Years of A/P/A Studies in the Five Colleges. Smith College, Northampton, MA. “Acting Asian: Theatrical Makeup and the Technology of Yellowface.”
November 2019. Invited Talk. The Worlds of David Henry Hwang Symposium sponsored by Illuminations, University of California, Irvine. “The Many Faces of DHH: David Henry Hwang and Asian American Theatre.”
March 2019. Invited Keynote. Triangle East Asia Colloquium, Transnational Korean Cinema & Media Conference. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. “Korean Diaspora and the Moebius Strip.”
February 2019. Invited Lecture. Thomas Langford Lecture, Duke University. “History of Yellowface in the U.S.”
February 2019. Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Theatre and Drama Annual Distinguished Lecture, Northwestern University. Evanston, IL.
March 2018. Theatre History Symposium Respondent. The 39th Annual Mid-American Theatre Conference. Milwaukee, WI.