Independent Researcher in Media Studies

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The Nexus: (Movie) Nostalgia and the Third Culture Kid

The experience of Third Culture Kids is something akin to Guinan’s explanation of the Nexus in Star Trek Generations: pulled away from a familiar and perhaps happy life in one place, the TCK is thrust into an unfamiliar environment that compels a process of trying to recapture the comfort of […]

The Year in Productivity

One of the things about being an ‘independent scholar’ (read: marginally employed adjunct and sole beneficiary of the M. Morimoto Foundation for Scholarly Spouses) is that it can be a bit difficult to get a sense of yourself as a scholar. I’m fortunate in a […]