Publications

Articles

“#staywoke: Digital Engagement and Literacies in Anti-Racist Pedagogy.” American Quarterly. Special issue: Toward a Critically Engaged Digital Practice. 70.3 (2018). 439-454. Finalist for the American Studies Association’s 2019 Constance M. Rourke Prize for best article in American Quarterly.

“Black-Asian Counterintimacies: Reading Sui Sin Far in Jamaica.” J19: The Journal of Nineteenth-Century Americanists. 6.1 (2018). 197-202.

“Black, Red, and Yellow: Cross-Racial Coalitions and Conflicts in the Early African American Scientific Imagination.” Occasion: Interdisciplinary Humanities Journal, ARCADE @ Stanford. Special Issue: “Biologism and Identity.” Eds. David Palumbo-Liu and Jenny Wills. 11 (2018): 1-11.

“Visualizing Race Science in Benito Cereno.” J19: The Journal of Nineteenth-Century Americanists. 3.1 (2015): 130-137.

Chapters in Edited Collections
“Gothic Monstrosity: Charles Brockden Brown’s Edgar Huntly and the Trope of the Bestial Indian.” American Gothic Culture: An Edinburgh Companion. Eds. Joel Faflak and Jason Haslam. Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh Press, 2015. 25-43.

“Babo’s Skull, Aranda’s Skeleton: Visualizing the Sentimentality of Race Science in Benito Cereno. Race and Vision in the Nineteenth-Century United States. Ed. Shirley Samuels. Lexington Books, 2019.

“Femmes in Science: Queer Erasure and the Politics of Dress in Nineteenth Century America.” Gender in American Literature and Culture. Eds. Jennifer Harris and Jean Lutes. Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2021.

“The Craft: QTPOC Tarot in Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki’s Skim.” Q&A 2.0: Queer in Asian America. Eds. Kale B. Fajardo, Alice Y. Hom, and Martin F. Manalansan. Temple University Press, forthcoming 2021.

“Feminist Theory, Feminist Criticism, and the Sex/Gender Distinction.” The Cambridge Companion to American Literature and the Body. Ed. Travis Foster. Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2022.

“Gender Variant and Non-Binary Bodies Before Trans.” The Cambridge History of Queer American Literature. Ed. Benjamin A Kahan. Cambridge University Press, in progress.

“Pacifying Pacific Indigeneities: White Settler Colonial Tactics of Antiblackness and Orientalism in the Works of Herman Melville.” The Oxford Handbook of Herman Melville. Ed. Michael Jonik and Jennifer Greiman. Oxford University Press, in progress.

Scholarly Reviews and Critical Introductions

“Trans Studies in the UK.” With Ezra Horbury. Trans Studies Quarterly. 7.3 (2020) (forthcoming)

Review of Sara Ahmed, What’s the Use? On the Uses of Use. European Journal of Women’s Studies. 27.2 (2020): forthcoming.

“From Necessity to Nuance: How Edith Maude Eaton Became Sui Sin Far, a Case Study.” Review of Becoming Sui Sin Far: Early Fiction, Journalism, and Travel Writing by Edith Maude Eaton, edited by Mary Chapman, in Common-place: The Journal of Early American Life 18.2 (2018): ~1500 words. Access here. 

“Life as a Feminist Academic.” Review of Erin Wunker, Notes from a Feminist Killjoy: Essays on Everyday Life, Canadian Literature 232 (Spring 2017): 177-178.

“Sodomy and Settler Colonialism: Early American Original Sins.” Introduction to Samuel Danforth’s The Cry of Sodom Enquired Into; Upon Occasion of the Arraignment and Commendation of Benjamin Goad, for His Prodigious Villany (1674), forthcoming in Common-place: The Journal of Early American Life 17.3 (2017): ~500 words. Access here.

“The Year in Conferences: C19: ‘Unsettling’,” ESQ: A Journal of Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture, 63.1 (2017): 144-167. (co-authored).

Review of Mel Y. Chen, Animacies: Biopolitics, Racial Mattering, and Queer Affect. College Literature. 41.3 (2014): 149-151.

Encyclopedia Entries
The Dictionary of Literary Characters. Ed. Michael D. Sollars. New York, NY: Facts on File Inc., 2010. Entries on Arms and the Man by George Bernard Shaw, “Bloodchild” by Octavia Butler, “The Cloven Viscount” by Italo Calvino, Maus by Art Spiegelman, Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides, “The Minority Report” by Philip K. Dick, “The Nonexistent Knight” by Italo Calvino, Solaris by Stanislaw Lem.

Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels. Ed. M. Keith Booker. Westport, CT:Greenwood, 2010. Entries on Gemma Bovery by Posy Simmonds, Ghost World by Daniel Clowes.