October 25, 2021

Articles and Chapters

Refereed Journal Articles

“Claiming Bruce Lee’s Sex: Memoirs of the Wholesome Wife, Memories of the Salubrious Mistress” in Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies, Volume 38, No. 3, 2017.

“Gnawing at the Whiteness of Cinema Studies: On Asian American Media Now” in Cinema Journal, Volume 56, No. 3, Spring 2017.

“Screening Shirtless AZN Men: The Full Frontal Power of Intimate Internet Industries” in the special issue “Intimate Industries: Restructuring (Im)Material Labor in Asia” for positions: asia critique, Vol. 24, Issue 1. 2016.

“Can the Subaltern Sing? And in a Power Ballad? Arnel Pineda and Ramona Diaz’s Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey” (2012).  Concentric, March 2013.

“Asian American Cinema”. Oxford Bibliographies Online. November 2012.

“Asian American Studies Must Be Defended: Subjugated Knowledges in the Age of New Media” in Journal of Asian American Studies, Volume 15, No. 3, October 2012.

“Intimate Literacies: The Ethics of Teaching Sexually Explicit Films” in Films for the Feminist Classroom, a special publication of Signs: Women, Culture and Society. October 2010.

“Assembling Asian American Men in Pornography: Shattering the Self Towards Ethical Manhoods” in Journal of Asian American Studies, Volume 13, No. 2, pp. 163-190. June 2010.

“Screening Sexual Slavery?: Southeast Asian Gonzo Porn and U.S. Anti-Trafficking Law” in Sexualities. Special issue on Sexual Labors: Interdisciplinary Perspectives Toward Sex as Work. Volume 13, No. 2, pp. 161-170. April 2010.

“Queens of Anal, Double, Triple, and the Gang Bang: Producing Asian/American Feminism in Pornography” in Yale Journal of Law and Feminism. Volume 18, No. 1, pp. 235-276. 2006.

“Hypersexuality in the Films of Helen Lee” in Chon Noriega and Eve Oishi, Race and Independent Media Anthology. UCLA: Chicano Studies Research Center, 2006.

“The Bind of Representation: Performing and Consuming Hypersexuality in Miss Saigon” in Theatre Journal. Volume 57, No. 2, pp. 247-266. May 2005.

”Sex Acts: Two Meditations on Race and Sexuality” Co-authored with Helen Lee. Signs: Journal of Women, Culture and Society. Special Issue on Film Feminisms. Vivian Sobchack and Kathleen McHugh, eds. Chicago: Chicago UP. Volume 30, Number 1, Autumn 2004, pp.1385-1402, 2004.

“Master-Slave Sex Acts: Mandingoand the Race/Sex Paradox” in Wide Angle: Journal of Film History, Theory, Criticism, and Practice. Special Issue on Visual Culture and Black Masculinity. Volume 21, No. 4, pp. 42-61, October 2004.

“The Necessary Terror of Stephen Winter’s Chocolate Babies” in Stanford Black Arts Quarterly, Spring/Summer 1998. Stanford,1998.


Book Chapters

“Introduction” to The Feminist Porn Book: The Politics of Producing Pleasure. Co-written with Constance Penley, Mireille Miller-Young and Tristan Taormino. New York: The Feminist Press, 2013.

“Bound by Expectation: The Racialized Sexuality of Porn Star Keni Styles” in The Feminist Porn Book: The Politics of Producing Pleasure, eds. Tristan Taormino, Constance Penley, Celine Parreñas Shimizu and Mireille Miller-Young. New York: The Feminist Press, 2013.

“Pain and Pleasure in the Flesh of Machiko Saito’s Experimental Movies” in Filming Difference. Daniel Bernardi, editor. Chapter 3. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2009.

“Master-Slave Sex Acts: Mandingo and the Race/Sex Paradox” in The Persistence of Whiteness. Daniel Bernardi, editor. pp. 218-232. New York and London: Routledge University Press, 2008.

“Theory In/ Of Practice: Filipina American Feminist Filmmaking and Explicit Sex” in Pinay Power: Filipina American Feminist Theory Anthology. Melinda De Jesus, Editor. pp. 270-284. London and New York: Routledge University Press, 2005.

“Unashamed To Be So Beautiful: An Interview with Filmmaker Celine Salazar Parreñas” by Theo Gonzalves, in Hamamoto and Liu, Countervisions: Asian American Film Criticism. pp.263-274. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2000.


Book Reviews

“Impossible Desires: Queer Diasporas and South Asian Public Cultures” by Gayatri Gopinath. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2005. Journal of Asian American Studies. Johns Hopkins University Press. Baltimore, MD: 2007.