Recent & Forthcoming Upcoming Talks & Presentations “From Dansō to Genderless: Androgynous Bodies in Japan.” Association for Cultural Studies Crossroads in Cultural Studies Conference, Shanghai, China, August 12-15, 2018. “An Ethnography of Crossdressing: Gender Politics and Queer Belongings in Contemporary Japan,” Predoctoral Fellows Seminar Series, MIT, Cambridge, MA, April 23, 2018. 1 to 2:30pm. “Crossdressing for Entertainment: Rethinking Josō and Gender in Japanese Media Culture,” Global Studies and Languages Brown Bag Lunch Series, MIT, Cambridge, MA, April 18, 2018. 12 to 1pm. Recent Publications “Housewives Watching Crime: Mediating Social Identity and Voyeuristic Pleasures in Japanese Wide Shows,” in Routledge Handbook of Japanese Media, edited by Fabienne Darling-Wolf, 213-227. New York: Routledge. “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) “Tracing Tears and Triple Axels: Media Representations of Japan’s Women Figure Skaters,” in International Journal of Cultural Studies 20(6): 620-635. Forthcoming Publications “Affect: Nishihara Satsuki,” in Japanese Popular Culture: The Key Concepts, edited by Jason G. Karlin, Patrick W. Galbraith, and Shunsuke Nozawa. New York: Bloomsbury.