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Asian Canadians on Lekwungen Territories: Race, Indigeneity, & the Transpacific

Asian Canadians on Lekwungen Territories: Race, Indigeneity, and the Transpacific  Monday, November 7 – Registration Open!

Asian Canadians and First Nations have been interacting in Victoria area for over 150 years, and we want to hear their stories, bitter or sweet. 98 more words

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A Tale for the Time Being

(by guest blogger Molly Kumar)

“…I am a time being. Do you know what a time being is? Well, if you give me a moment, I will tell you. 180 more words


PCHC Photos from LiterASIAN 2016

PCHC was a partner at LiterASIAN 2016, a festival of Asian-Canadian writing and literature. From an opening panel to workshops, book launches, and a concluding Peking duck dinner, PCHC was proud to support celebrated and emerging Asian-Canadian writers. 37 more words

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PCHC Partners to Present LiterASIAN 2016

PCHC-MoM is a partner of LiterASIAN 2016, hosted by the Asian Canadian Writers’ Workshop.

Check out http://literasian.com/ to find out about writing workshops, book launches, and additional panels going on this week. 232 more words

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content note: street harassment, fetishization of asian women and femmes, mentions of queerphobia and misogynistic language

Not sure if this makes sense–might edit later.

Maybe I’m late to this, but something I’ll now count as a form of emotional labour: performing a digestible ethnicity/culture/gender and sexuality, all because someone insists on swallowing me up with their stereotypes, fetishes, outright racism/queerphobia, etc. 606 more words

Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures

I read this book years ago, but had to feature here on this blog because I remember how it impacted me as a writer. The story behind the book is the stuff urban legends are made of, with author Vincent Lam allegedly bumping into Canada’s national treasure Margaret Atwood on a cruise and offering up his manuscript to her. 122 more words


full and hollow names

In all discourses I’ve become involved with–discourses of of Asian diaspora and transnationalism, feminism, critical race and sexuality, ethics and philosophy–the act of naming has been, and continues to be, an issue of consequence and meaning. 700 more words