Speaking + Workshop Facilitation



  • mental health + disability studies

  • Asian American mental health

  • race + racism

  • contingency in the academy

  • arts + activism + public intellectual work

  • teaching + pedagogy (issues of disability + access, project-based learning, student-centered pedagogy)

Workshop Facilitation

  • interactive workshops for students on mental health

  • cultural competence training for counselors, student services, and university administrators

  • pedagogy workshops for faculty

  • workshops on public intellectual writing + arts-work for graduate students and faculty



Scheduled Appearances, 2019

11.7.19-11.9.10 Honolulu, American Studies Association conference

8.2.19-8.4.19 Washington DC, Asian American Literature Festival, hosted by Smithsonian APAC, Kundiman, Kaya Press, AALR, Library of Congress, Poetry Foundation, AARP, and Eaton Hotel

4.24.19-4.27.19 Madison, Association for Asian American Studies conference

4.16.19 New York, Disability/Arts/NYC + The Ford Foundation

4.12.19-4.13.19 University of Chicago (conference keynote)

4.11.19 University of Illinois Chicago

3.30.19 Georgetown University (conference keynote)

3.28.19 Portland, Association of Writers & Writing Programs

3.23.19 New York, DVAN x AAWW

3.7.19 Harvard University

2.14.19 Ohio State University


12.1.18   Philadelphia, Asian Arts Initiative

11.27.18 Georgetown University

11.8.18-11.10.18   Atlanta, National Women's Studies Association & American Studies Association conferences

10.7.18  Vanderbilt University

9.22.18   Princeton University

7.12.18   Birmingham, Minority Mental Health Awareness Summit (keynote)

6.5.18     University of California Irvine (virtual)

5.17.18   Gustavus Adolphus College

5.5.18     Philadelphia, Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center x Asian Arts Initiative

4.28.18   University of California Berkeley

4.23.18   United States Naval Academy

4.17.18   Ohio State University, Society for Disability Studies (keynote)

4.12.18   Vanderbilt University

4.6.18     Amherst College

3.31.18   San Francisco, Richmond Area Multi-Services (RAMS) + Kearney Street Workshop

3.30.18   San Francisco, Literaoke at AAAS, hosted by Kearney Street Workshop, Kaya Press, Kundiman, and AALR

3.28.18 - 3.31.18   San Francisco, Association for Asian American Studies conference

2.20.18   Ohio State University (virtual)


Colgate University

Yale University

University of Minnesota

Georgetown University

Tufts University

California State University Fullerton

Center for Fiction

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

DC Department of Behavioral Health

Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center

National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum (NYC)

University of California Irvine

University of California Santa Barbara

University of California San Diego

Association for Asian American Studies Conference

University of Michigan



University of Pennsylvania

Minority Mental Health Awareness Summit


Mimi Khúc's 2017 TEDx talk at the University of Maryland, "The Revolution is in the Heart."