Presentations

Invited Presentations

2018. “‘It was… Intimate’: Hannibal and the Gendered Politics of Identification in Quality TV.” Seriality Across Media lecture series. McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

2015. “Transcultural Fandom.” Fanfiction: Transformative Works from Shakespeare to Sherlock. Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.

2003. “Honkon poppu karuchā to Nihon fuan komyunitei [Hong Kong Pop Culture and the Japanese Fan Community].” Ajia Rikai Kōza [Understanding Asia Lecture Series], Japan Foundation Asia Center, Tokyo, Japan.


Conference Participation

2018. “Yuri!!! on (Thin) Ice: Conflict and Convergence in Transcultural Media Fandom.” Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference, Toronto, Canada. (PowerPoint slides)

2017. “’First Principles: Hannibal, Affective Economy, and Oppositionality in Fan Studies.” Fan Studies Network Conference, Huddersfield, UK. (PowerPoint slides)

2016. “Outrageous Sirk-umstances: Hannibal and the Aesthetics of Excess.” Feasting on Hannibal, Melbourne, Australia. (PowerPoint slides)

2016. “The Fan-shufu: Hong Kong Star Fans in/and the Home.” Communicating with Cool Japan ICA Preconference, Tokyo, Japan.

2016. “Sherlock and Global Transfandom.” Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference, Atlanta, GA. (PowerPoint slides)

2015. “Setting the Stage: The Origins of Modern Foreign ‘Boy Booms’ in Japan.” Fan Studies Network Conference, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK.

2015. “Sherlock and the British Actor Boom: ‘Regifting’ Female Fandom in Japan.” Console-ing Passions, Dublin, Ireland. (PowerPoint slides)

2015. “Rationalized Passions: Sherlock and Nation-Branded Boy Booms in Japan.” Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference, Montreal, Canada. (PowerPoint slides)

2014. “Transcultural Fandom In/As Contact Zone.” Fan Studies Network Conference, London, UK. (PowerPoint slides)

2014. “Video Killed the Martial Arts Star: Distribution Technologies and the Vagaries of Jackie Chan Fandom in Japan.” Cult Cinema and Technological Change Conference, Aberystwyth University, Wales, UK. (PowerPoint slides)

2014. “Yukata!Batch Goes Global: Japanese Entertainment Booms in the Age of Social Media.” Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference, Albuquerque, NM. (PowerPoint slides)

2012. “The Loquacious Geisha: Lotus Blossom and the Hidden Transcript of Teahouse of the August Moon.” Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference, Boston, MA. (PowerPoint slides)

2012. “The Trans-cult-ural Geographies of Hong Kong Film Fandom in Japan.” Asian Cinema Studies Society Conference, Hong Kong, China. (PowerPoint slides)

2011. “Wings of Desire: Hiroko Shinohara and the Making of ‘Fashionable’ Hong Kong Cinema in Japan.” Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference, New Orleans, LA.

2008. “I Heard the News Today: Digital Fandom and the Making of Trans/Cultural Geographies.” Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

2006. “Your Place or Mine? Transnational Okkake and Global Media Fandom.” Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference, Vancouver, Canada.

2004. “Hong Kong Cinema and its Japanese Female Fans – A Comparative Study of Film Spectatorship Practices.” Assoc. for Asian Studies Conference, San Diego, CA.

2002. “Seeing Stars: Japanese Women Watching Leslie Cheung.” Asian Studies Conference, Japan, Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan.

 

Organizer/Chair

2018. “Intersections: Japanese Media Fan Cultures Through a Fan Studies Lens,” Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Toronto, Canada.

2015. “Through a Magnifying Lens: Sherlock Fandom in Global Context,” Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference, Montreal, Canada.

2014. “Fan Studies’ (Transcultural) Futures,” Fan Studies Network Conference, London, UK.

 

Respondent/Participant

2018. “Praxis in Practice” Featured Roundtable, Flow Conference. University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX.

2018. “Pleasure and Politics” Roundtable, Scholar Fan Salon: The Transformative Civics of Fandom. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

2017. Roundtable Participant. “Decolonising Fan Studies.” Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference, San Diego, CA.

2017. Respondent. “Chinese Queer Fan Cultures in the Twenty-First Century: Queering Heterosexuality, Geopolitics, and Transcultural Imaginations.” Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference, Chicago, IL.

2016. “Towards a Transnational Fan Studies” Workshop. Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference, Atlanta, GA.

2016. “Every Love is Unique: Fans, Producers, and Romance in Bryan Fuller’s Hannibal.” Roundtable presenter. Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference, Seattle, WA.

2011. Discussant. “Women in East Asian Film.” Association for Asian Studies Conference, Honolulu, HI.