Articles & Book Chapters


“The Totoro Meme and the Politics of Transfandom.” 50 Years of Studio Ghibli Special Issue, Journal of East Asian Popular Culture. Eds. James Rendell and Rayna Davison. (forthcoming in 2018) [Refereed]

Hannibal: Adaptation in the Age of Fan Production.” Becoming: Essays on NBC’s Hannibal. Kavita Mudan Finn and Elizabeth Nielsen, eds. (forthcoming 2018, Syracuse Univ. Press)

“Ontological Security and the Politics of Transcultural Fandom.” The Companion to Fandom and Fan Studies. Paul Booth, ed. (forthcoming in 2018, Blackwell)

“From Imagined Communities to Contact Zones: American Monoculture in Transatlantic Fandoms.” Transatlantic TV. Michele Hilmes, Roberta Pearson, and Matt Hills, eds. (forthcoming in 2018, Oxford University Press)


Transnational Media Fan Studies.” The Routledge Companion to Media Fandom. Suzanne Scott and Melissa Click, eds. New York: Routledge, 2017. 280-288.

Reimagining the Imagined Community: Online Media Fandoms in the Age of Global Convergence,” co-authored with Bertha Chin. Fandom: Identities and Communities in a Mediated World, Second Edition. Jonathan Gray, C. Lee Harrington, Cornel Sandvoss, eds. New York: New York University Press, 2017. 174-189.

Roundtable: “Videographic Criticism, Vidding, and Remix,” with Corey Creekmur, Melanie Kohnen, Jonathan McIntosh, and Katherine Morrisey. Cinema Journal 56.4, Summer 2017. 159-184.

Sherlock (Holmes) in Japanese (Fan) Works.” Transformative Works and Cultures 23, 2017.

hannibal: a fanvid,” [in]Transition: Journal of Videographic Film & Moving Image Studies 3.4, Dec/Jan 2017. [Refereed]


“The Good Fandom: Depicting Japanese Female Fans in Moonlight Express, Moumantai, and Hong Kong Star Fans.” Seeing Fans: Representations of Fandom in Media and Popular Culture. Lucy Bennett and Paul Booth, eds. New York: Bloomsbury, 2016. 239-250.


Introduction: Fans and Fan Studies in Transnational Context.” Editorial, co-authored with Bertha Chin. Transcultural Fan Studies Special Issue, Participations: Journal of Audience and Reception Studies 12.2, November 2015. 174-179.


Trans-cult-ural Fandom: Desire, Technology and the Transformation of Fan Subjectivities in the Japanese Female Fandom of Hong Kong Stars.” Transformative Works and Cultures 14, 2013. [Refereed]

Towards a Theory of Transcultural Fandom.” Co-authored with Bertha Chin. Participations: Journal of Audience and Reception Studies 10.1, May 2013. 92-108. [Refereed]

Before 2005

Third Culture Kids: A Bakhtinian Analysis of Language and Multiculturalism in Swallowtail Butterfly.” Scope: An On-Line Journal of Film Studies, Feb 2004. [Refereed]

Transnational Film and the Politics of Becoming: Negotiating East Asian Identity in Hong Kong Night Club and Moonlight Express.” Asian Cinema 13.1, Spring/Summer 2002.


Satow Morihiro. “Representing ‘Old Japan’: Yokohama Shashin and the Visual Culture of the Late 19th Century,” ICONICS International Studies of the Modern Image 8 2006.

Fujioka Atsuhiro. “Function and Form in the Early Period of the Nyusu Eigakan,”
ICONICS International Studies of the Modern Image 7, 2003.

Selected Blog Posts

Leslie Cheung: Blamefully Beautiful” [DCCFF 2017], VCinema, 14 Sep 2017.

Situating Hannibal within the ‘Fullerverse’,” in media res, 21 Sep 2015.

Fangirls in the Crosshairs,” The Outtake, 6 Aug 2015.

Farewell, My Concubine: How It Changed My Life,” The Outtake, 15 Jun 2015.

Fandom in/as Contact Zone,” The Fan Meta Reader, 28 May 2015.

The Nuclear Memory of Harry Potter,” The Outtake, 28 May 2015.

Yukata!Batch Goes Global,” On/Offscreen: a communal academic blog on international screen media, 15 Aug 2014.

Sherlock Goes to Tokyo,” On/Offscreen: a communal academic blog on international screen media, 21 May 2013.