Recent & Forthcoming

Forthcoming Appearances

“Azuma Hikari, My Healing Bride: Tracing Gender, Intimacy, and Technology in Contemporary Japan.” International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) Annual Conference, Lyon, France, July 9-13. Co-presented with Hiromi Tanaka (Meiji University). 

“’I Feel like It Will Never Stop’: The Crisis of Technology-Facilitated Sexual Violence (TFSV) in Singapore.” AAS-IN-ASIA Annual Conference, Daegu, Korea, June 24-27, 2023. Co-presented with Cherie Tay.
Part of “Gender Based Violence Across Asia and the Diaspora I & II” Double Panel.

“Azuma Hikari, My Healing Bride: Tracing Gender and Human-Machine Intimacies in Contemporary Japan.” International Communication Association Annual Conference 2023, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 25-29. Co-presented with Hiromi Tanaka. (Remote)

Recent Publications

Asian Sporting Masculinities in Figure Skating: Media Representations of Nathan Chen and Yuzuru Hanyu as Rivals.” Media, Culture & Society 45(3): 561-577. Co-authored with Wesley Lim.

“A Different Kind of Transgender Celebrity: From Entertainment Narrative to the ‘Wrong Body’ Discourse in Japanese Media Culture” in Television & New Media 23(8): 803-821.

‘Queer’ Media in Inter-Asia: Thinking Gender and Sexuality Transnationally” in Media in Asia Global, Digital, Gendered and Mobile, edited by Youna Kim, 226-238. New York: Routledge.

How Nissin Represented Naomi Osaka: Race, Gender, and Sport in Japanese Advertising” in Communication & Sport 10(4): 594-615. Co-authored with Hiromi Tanaka.

“Queer Asias: Genders and sexualities across borders and boundaries” in Sexualities. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/13634607221092153. Co-authored with Evelyn Blackwood.

Categories that Bind: Transgender, Crossdressing, and Transnational Sexualities in Tokyo” in Sexualities. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/13634607211028109.