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.