Category Archives: News

Interested in Purchasing Books Discussed Here? Find Deals on My Bookshop Affiliate Page, Which Supports Both Independent Bookstores and My Work

Bookshop, the “online bookstore with a mission to financially support independent bookstores and give back to the book community,” has finally launched. To mark this momentous occasion, I’ve joined their affiliate program. You can find my page (with a curated … Continue reading

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A Solidarity Statement in Support of Wet’suwet’en Jurisdiction and Governance from Ryerson University’s MFA Documentary Media Students and Faculty

Over the last several months, the Unist’ot’en Camp in Northern British Columbia has been very much at the center of the news here in Canada. As Alleen Brown and Amber Bracken describe it in a recent (and excellent) piece for … Continue reading

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My Post about the Chinese Jamaican Oral History Project for the Oral History Review Blog

I am incredibly honored and excited to be able to share the news that I have written a blog post about my M.F.A. thesis, the Chinese Jamaican Oral History Project, at the invitation of the Oral History Review — “the … Continue reading

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“Doc This!”: Episode Six (Season Finale)

As previously mentioned, two of my classmates, John Verhaeven and Kenny McDonald, have been producing a podcast called “Doc This!” Its goal is to “get behind the minds and processes of Ryerson University’s MFA Documentary Media students.” I’ve been the … Continue reading

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The Chinese Jamaican Oral History Project is Live at CJOHP.org

The Chinese Jamaican Oral History Project, my M.F.A. thesis project, is officially live online at CJOHP.org! Please have a look and give a listen. The project will be ongoing, but debuts with an initial group of narrators that includes: Brian … Continue reading

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I Am Interviewed on Episode Five of the “Doc This!” Podcast

As previously mentioned, two of my classmates, John Verhaeven and Kenny McDonald, are producing a podcast called “Doc This!” Its goal is to “get behind the minds and processes of Ryerson University’s MFA Documentary Media students.” I co-host with another … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: The Chinese Jamaican Oral History Project Will Launch Its Website and a Digital Storytelling Exhibit at Ryerson University During the 2019 DocNow Festival

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Daniel Clarkson Fisher (daniel.c.fisher@ryerson.ca) The Chinese Jamaican Oral History Project Will Launch Its Website and a Digital Storytelling Exhibit at Ryerson University During the 2019 DocNow Festival TORONTO, May 23, 2019 – The Chinese Jamaican Oral … Continue reading

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“Doc This!”: Episode Four

As previously mentioned, two of my classmates, John Verhaeven and Kenny McDonald, are producing a new podcast called “Doc This!” Its goal is to “get behind the minds and processes of Ryerson University’s MFA Documentary Media students.” I co-host with … Continue reading

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The 6th Emerging Scholars Symposium on Oral History, Digital Storytelling, and Creative Practice

I’ve just received word that my proposal was accepted, and I’ll be presenting at the 6th Emerging Scholars Symposium on Oral History, Digital Storytelling, and Creative Practice at Concordia University’s Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling! The subject will … Continue reading

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“Risky Business”

I’ve got a chapter about Laura Poitras’s excellent documentary Risk (2016) in Christian Cotton and Robert Arp’s new anthology WikiLeaking: The Ethics of Secrecy and Exposure. The publisher is Open Court Publishing, the imprint behind the well-known “Pop Culture and … Continue reading

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