Welcome to my mountain palace. Let’s sit out in my pagoda, sip some tea and enjoy the view while talking about flights of fancy, faraway places, and strange dreams.
Recent Posts: The Sun Rises in the East
This year, I was lucky enough to score an interview with prominent translator, Michael Berry, a professor and translator at UCLA’s Department of Asian Languages & Cultures. His areas of research include modern and contemporary Chinese literature, Chinese cinema, popular culture in modern China, and literary translation. A complete list of his publications and other […]
The 2017 Sangawa Project will be held in Greentree, PA December 8th-10th, 2017, and I will be speaking on two topics at this year’s event: “Anime’s Creepy Little Girls” and “Exploring Sanrio’s Wild Side: The My Melody Franchise.” Event details can be found here: http://www.sangawaproject.com/ As usual, the time schedule will come out later. Hope […]
I’m a little behind on making my announcements ever since the film festival last month and the last minute Greensburg Anime Festival went forward under difficult circumstances, but I do have some news to share. This week on Tuesday, October 17th at 7PM, I will be presenting “Noir East and West” at the Monroeville Library […]