Recent Publications in Queer Asian Studies

Queer Asian Studies publications in English, January 2017–April 2018

(Books and special issues of journals are in bold.)

Baudinette, Thomas. “Japanese gay men’s attitudes toward “gay manga” and the problem of genre.” East Asian Journal of Popular Culture 3, no. 1 (2017).

 

Baudinette, Thomas. “Stratifying Space in Shinjuku Ni-chōme through Queer Semiotics.” ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies 16, no. 3 (2017), 500–527. Available at: http://www.acme-journal.org/index.php/acme/article/view/1357.

Baudinette, Thomas. “Constructing Identities on a Japanese Gay Dating Site: Hunkiness, Cuteness and the Desire for Heteronormative Masculinity.” Journal of Language and Sexuality 6, no. 2 (2017): 232–61.

 

Boyce, Paul, Elisabeth L. Engebretsen, Silvia Posocco, eds. “Anthropology's Queer Sensibilities: Ethno-theoretical approaches to Gender and Sexual Diversity,” special issue Sexualities.

 

Brainer, Amy. “Materializing ‘Family Pressure’ among Taiwanese Queer Women.” Feminist Formations 29, no. 3 (December 14, 2017): 1–24.

Brainer, Amy. “Mothering Gender and Sexually Nonconforming Children in Taiwan.” Journal of Family Issues 38, no. 7 (May 2017): 921–47.

Brainer, Amy. “Patrilineal Kinship and Transgender Embodiment in Taiwan.” In Perverse Taiwan, ed. Howard Chiang and Yin Wang. London: Routledge, 2017.

 

Chi, Ta-wei. “Plural Not Singular: Homosexuality in Taiwanese Literature of the 1960s.” In Perverse Taiwan, ed. Howard Chiang and Yin Wang. London: Routledge, 2017.

 

Chiang, Howard and Alvin K. Wong, eds. “Queer Asia as Critique.” Special issue of Culture, Theory and Critique 58, no. 2 (April 2017).

 

Chiang, Howard and Alvin K. Wong. “Asia is Burning: Queer Asia as Critique.” Culture, Theory and Critique 58, no. 2 (April 2017).

 

Chiang, Howard and Yin Wang, eds. Perverse Taiwan. London: Routledge, 2017.

 

Chiang, Howard. “Archiving Taiwan, Articulating Renyao.” In Perverse Taiwan, ed. Howard Chiang and Yin Wang. London: Routledge, 2017.

 

Chiang, Howard. “Christine Goes to China: Xie Jianshun and the Discourse of Sex Change in Cold War Taiwan,” in Gender, Health, and History in Modern East Asia, ed. Angela Ki Che Leung and Izumi Nakyama, 216–243. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2017.

 

Chiang, Howard. “Gender Transformations in Sinophone Taiwan.” positions (2017) 25, no. 3 (2017): 527–563.

 

Chiang, Howard. “Intimate Equality and Transparent Selves: Legalising Transgender Marriage in Hong Kong.” Culture, Theory and Critique 58, no. 2 (April 2017).
 

Chiang, Howard. “Transgender in China,” in The Handbook of the Family and Marriage in China, ed. Xiaowei Zang and Lucy Zhao, 392–408. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2017.

 

Cho, John. “‘Deferred Gay Futures’: The Diverse Imaginaries of Gay Retirement in Post-IMF South Korea.” Culture, Theory and Critique 58, no. 2 (April 2017).

 

Damm, Jens. “From Psychoanalysis to AIDS: The Early Contradictory Approaches to Gender and Sexuality and the Recourse to American Discourses during Taiwan’s Societal Transformation in the Early 1980s.” In Perverse Taiwan, ed. Howard Chiang and Yin Wang. London: Routledge, 2017.

 

Dasgupta, Rohit K. Digital Queer Cultures in India: Politics, Intimacies and Belonging. London: Routledge, 2017.

 

Engebretsen, Elisabeth L. “Going Public: Transnational Pride Politics and Queer Grassroots Activism in China.” Scholar & Feminist Online 14, no 2 (2017). http://sfonline.barnard.edu/thinking-queer-activism-transnationally/going-public-transnational-pride-politics-and-queer-grassroots-activism-in-china/.

 

Goh, Joseph N. “Bridging Benedictions, Enlightening Embodiment: Interpretations of Spirit through Desire among Gay and Bisexual Malaysian Men.” Journal for the Study of Spirituality 7, no. 2 (2017): 128–41.

 

Goh, Joseph N. “From Polluted to Prophetic Bodies: Theo-Pastoral Lessons from the Lived Experiences of Gay, HIV-Positive Christian Men in Singapore.” Practical Theology 10, no. 2 (2017): 133–46.

 

Goh, Joseph N. “Navigating Sexual Honesty: A Qualitative Study of the Meaning-Making of Pornography Consumption among Gay-Identifying Malaysian Men.” Porn Studies 4 no. 4 (2017): 447–62.

 

Heberer, Feng-Mei. “Migrating intimacies: Media representations of same-sex love among migrant women in East Asia.” Sexualities Vol. 20, no. 4 (2017): 428–45.

 

Hinchy, Jessica. “The Eunuch Archive: Colonial Records of Non-Normative Gender and Sexuality in India.” Culture, Theory and Critique 58, no. 2 (April 2017).

 

Hu, Yu-Ying. “‘Are you a T, Po, or Bufen?’: Transnational Cultural Politics and Lesbian Identity Formation in Contemporary Taiwan.” In Perverse Taiwan, ed. Howard Chiang and Yin Wang. London: Routledge, 2017.

 

Huang Ana. “Precariousness and the Queer Politics of Imagination in China.” Culture, Theory and Critique 58, no. 2 (April 2017).

 

Jia, Lianrui, and Tianyang Zhou. “The ‘Making’ of an Online Celebrity: A Case Study of Chinese Rural Gay Couple An Wei and Wu Yebin.” In Chinese Social Media: Social, Cultural, and Political Implications, ed. Mike Kent, Katie Ellis, and Jian Xu, 42–58. New York: Routledge, 2018.

Li, Eva Cheuk Yin. 2017. “Desiring Queer, Negotiating Normal: Denise Ho (HOCC) Fandom Before and After the Coming-Out.” In Boys’ Love, Cosplay, and Androgynous Idols: Queer Fan Cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, ed. by Maud Lavin, Ling Yang, and Jing Jamie Zhao, 131–56. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2017.

 

Kang, Dredge. “Eastern Orientations: Thai Middle Class Gay Desire for ‘White Asians’.” Culture, Theory and Critique 58, no. 2 (April 2017).

 

Kong, Travis SK. “Gay and Grey: Participatory Action Research in Hong Kong.” Qualitative Research (Online First).

Lavin, Maud, Ling Yang, and Jing Jamie Zhao, eds. Boys’ Love, Cosplay, and Androgynous Idols: Queer Fan Cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2017.

 

Lee, Po-Han. “Queer Activism in Taiwan: An Emergent Rainbow Coalition from the Assemblage Perspective.” Sociological Review 65, no. 4 (2017): 682–98.

 

Liu, Tingting. “LESDO: Emerging Digital Infrastructures of Community-Based Care for Female Queer Subjects.” Feminist Media Studies 17, no. 2 (2017): 301–305

 

Mackie, Vera. “Genders, Sexualities and Bodies in Modern Japanese History.” In Routledge Handbook of Modern Japanese History, ed. Sven Saaler and Christopher Szpilman. Oxford: Routledge, 2018.

 

Mackie, Vera, ed. “Rethinking Sexual Citizenship: Asia-Pacific Perspectives,” special issue Sexualities 20, nos. 1–2 (2017).

Mackie, Vera. “Rethinking Sexual Citizenship: Asia-Pacific Perspectives.” Sexualities 20, nos. 1–2 (2017): 143–58.

Shahani, Nishant. “Patently Queer: Late Effects and the Sexual Economies of India.” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 23, no. 2 (2017): 195–220.

 

Takao, Yasuo. “The Politics of LGBT Policy Adoption: Shibuya Ward’s Same-Sex Partnership Certificates in the Japanese Context.” Pacific Affairs 90, no. 1 (March 2017): 7–21.

 

Tang, Denise Tse-Shang. “All I Get Is an Emoji: Dating on Lesbian Mobile Phone App Butterfly” Media, Culture & Society 39, no. 6 (2017): 816–32.

 

Wang, Chunchi. “Market Visibility: The Development and Vicissitudes of Taiwan Tongzhi Cinema.” In Perverse Taiwan, ed. Howard Chiang and Yin Wang. London: Routledge, 2017.

 

Wang, Yin. “A Canvas of Foreign Characters: Post/Colonial Modernity in Lai Xiangyin’s ‘The Translator’ and Thereafter.” In Perverse Taiwan, ed. Howard Chiang and Yin Wang. London: Routledge, 2017.

 

Wei, Wei. “Good Gay Buddies for Lifetime: Homosexually Themed Discourse and the Construction of Heteromasculinity Among Chinese Urban Youth.” Journal of Homosexuality 64, no. 12 (2017): 1667–83.

 

Welker, James. “From Women’s Liberation to Lesbian Feminism in Japan: Rezubian Feminizumu Within and Beyond the Ūman Ribu Movement in the 1970s and 1980s.” In Rethinking Japanese Feminisms, ed. Julia Bullock, Ayako Kano, and James Welker, 50–67. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2017.

 

Welker, James. “Toward a History of ‘Lesbian History’ in Japan.” Culture, Theory and Critique 58, no. 2 (April 2017).

 

Wong, Alvin K. “Queering the Quality of Desire: Perverse Use-Values in Transnational Chinese Cultures.” Culture, Theory and Critique 58, no. 2 (April 2017).

 

Wu, Chao-Jung. “Performing Hybridity: The Music and Visual Politics of Male Cross-Dressing Performance in Taiwan.” In Perverse Taiwan, ed. Howard Chiang and Yin Wang. London: Routledge, 2017.

 

Yeh, Te-hsuan. “Defacing Shame.” In Perverse Taiwan, ed. Howard Chiang and Yin Wang. London: Routledge, 2017.

 

Yue, Audrey. “Trans-Singapore: Some Notes towards Queer Asia as Method.” Inter-Asia Cultural Studies 18, no. 1 (2017): 10–24.

 

Zhao, Jing Jamie. “A Queerly Normalized Western Lesbian Imaginary: Online Chinese Fans’ Gossip about the Danish Fashion Model Freja Beha Erichsen.” Feminist Media Studies 17, no. 1(2017): 42–58.

 

Zhao, Jing Jamie. “Queerly Imagining Super Girl in an Alternate World: The Fannish Worlding in FSCN Femslash Romance.” In “Queer Female Fandom,” ed. Julie Levin Russo and Eve Ng, special issue, Transformative Works and Cultures 24 (2017). 

 

Zhao, Jing Jamie. “Queering the Post-L Word ‘Shane’ in the ‘Garden of Eden’: Online Chinese Fans’ Gossip about the American Actress Katherine Moennig.” In Boys’ Love, Cosplay, and Androgynous Idols: Queer Fan Cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, ed. Maud Lavin, Ling Yang, and Jing Jamie Zhao, 63–90. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2017.

 

Zhao, Jing Jamie, Ling Yang, and Maud Lavin. 2017. “Introduction: Queer Fan Cultures in Chinese-Speaking Contexts.” In Boys’ Love, Cosplay, and Androgynous Idols: Queer Fan Cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, ed. Maud Lavin, Ling Yang, and Jing Jamie Zhao, xi-xxxiii. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press 2017.

 

Zhou, Yanyan, Bryant Paul, and Ryland Sherman. “Still a Hetero-Gendered World: A Content Analysis of Gender Stereotypes and Romantic Ideals in Chinese Boy Love Stories.” Sex Roles (OnlineFirst). 

 

Zubillaga-Pow, Jun. “Foucault v. Singapore: Biopolitics and Geopolitics in Contemporary Queer Films.” In Singapore Cinema: New Perspectives, ed. Stephen Teo and Liew Kai Khiun, 129–43. London: Routledge, 2017.

 

 

Coming Soon!

 

Bao, Hongwei. Queer Comrades: Gay Identity and Tongzhi Activism in Postsocialist China. Leiden: NIAS Press, forthcoming (2018).

 

Brainer, Amy. “New Identities or New Intimacies? Rethinking ‘Coming Out’ in Taiwan through Cross-Generational Ethnography.” Sexualities, forthcoming (2018).

Chiang, Howard. After Eunuchs: Science, Medicine, and the Transformation of Sex in Modern China. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018.

 

Nguyen Tan Hoang. “Wer Aesthetics in Contemporary Queer Thai Cinema.” Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies 32, no. 3 (2018): 139–69. 

 

Special Mention

 

Japanese Gender and Sexuality Collection (from February 2018), ONE Archives

© 2017 by the Society for Queer Asian Studies (SQAS)

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