the fire these times

46. Hong Kong, Disappearances and the Emotional Cost of Disinformation

This is a conversation with Shui-yin Sharon Yam, a US-based Hongkonger academic who has been writing on various topics.

It is a long conversation about Hong Kong, being a member of the diaspora who may not be able to go back, how Hong Kongers can learn from other people’s experiences with disinformation, as well as the emotional cost of that disinformation on Sharon and I.

She is Associate Professor of Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Studies, and a faculty affiliate of Gender and Women Studies at the University of Kentucky.

Her research focuses on questions of identity, citizenship, affect, and race. She teaches courses on transnational rhetoric, digital composing, and political emotion. 


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