Recent & Forthcoming

Upcoming Workshops & Presentations

“From Dansō to Genderless: Androgynous Bodies in Japan.” Association for Cultural Studies Crossroads in Cultural Studies Conference, Shanghai, China, August 12-15, 2018.

Dissertation Workshop on “Gender and Sexuality in Japan,” University of California-Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, March 28-31, 2018. Sponsored by the Japan Foundation.

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

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.