Recent & Forthcoming

Upcoming Presentations

“Amber’s Gender Play: Androgynous Idols in K-Pop.” Association for Asian Studies (AAS) Annual Conference, Washington, DC, March 22-25, 2018.

“Reparative Practices in Ethnography: The Case of Crossdressing in Tokyo,” American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, November 29-December 3, 2017.

“Living in Between: Alternative Belonging in Tokyo’s Male-to-Female Crossdressing Culture,” National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) Annual Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, November 16-19, 2017.

Recent Publications

“Michelle Ho Q&A: Turning Difference into Strength, Striking Balance,” Interview with the Graduate School, Stony Brook University.

“Consuming Women in Blackface: Racialized Affect and Transnational Femininity in Japanese Advertising” in Japanese Studies 37(1): 49-69.
(The advertisements I have used but were refused print permissions can be downloaded here)

Forthcoming Publications

“Affect: Nishihara Satsuki,” in Japanese Popular Culture: The Key Concepts, edited by Jason G. Karlin, Patrick W. Galbraith, and Shunsuke Nozawa. London: Routledge.

“Housewives Watching Crime: Mediating Social Identity and Voyeuristic Pleasures in Japanese Wide Shows,” in Routledge Handbook of Japanese Media, edited by Fabienne Darling-Wolf. New York: Routledge.