It’s Time to Wrap Up This Blog


Coolness and the Decline of Area Studies in the Global/Digital Age

People pursue interests and careers for various reasons, but one is because they think that what they are doing is cool.
In this video we argue that area studies/Asian Studies has lost its coolness, and we suggest one way to bring that coolness back.

B Roll in Academic Videos

B roll is everywhere, and the quality of B roll segments in videos keeps getting better and better, and ever more cinematic.

Should there be B roll in academic videos? Absolutely!! And this video explains why.