Recent & Forthcoming Upcoming Workshops & Presentations 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 “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.