Recent publications in Queer Asian Studies (Jan 2016 – April 2017)

Perverse Taiwan (Hardback) book cover
Perverse Taiwan, edited by Howard Chiang and Yin Wang

A list of recent publications in Queer Asian Studies has been published on the homepage for the Society for Queer Asian Studies (an affiliate of the Asian Studies Association). The list includes two articles written by myself (a full list of my own publications are available here).

Here is the full list:

Queer Asian Studies publications in English, January 2016–April 2017

  • Anderson, Carol S. “Changing Sex in Pali Monastic Literature.” In Queering Paradigms VI: Interventions, Ethics and Glocalities, ed. Bee Scherer, 231–51. Oxford: Peter Lang, 2016.
  • 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. “Ethnosexual Space in Queer Tokyo: The Production of Racialized Desire in Japan.” Japan Forum 28, no. 4 (2016): 465–85.
  • 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. “Archiving Taiwan, Articulating Renyao.” In Perverse Taiwan, ed. Howard Chiang and Yin Wang. London: Routledge, 2017.
  • ——— “Intimate Equality and Transparent Selves: Legalising Transgender Marriage in Hong Kong.” 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 Alvin K. Wong, eds. “Queer Asia as Critique.” Special issue of Culture, Theory and Critique 58, no. 2 (April 2017).
  • Chiang, Howard and Yin Wang, eds. Perverse Taiwan. London: Routledge, 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. “Queering Virtual Intimacies in Contemporary India.” In Queering Paradigms VI: Interventions, Ethics and Glocalities, ed. Bee Scherer, 197–213. Oxford: Peter Lang, 2016.
  • Dukpa, Lhamu Tshering. “Unsettling ‘Hijra’ Identity: A Study of the Hijras in Siliguri” In Queering Paradigms VI: Interventions, Ethics and Glocalities, ed. Bee Scherer, 215–30. Oxford: Peter Lang, 2016.
  • Fuhrmann, Arnika. Ghostly Desires: Queer Sexuality and Vernacular Buddhism in Contemporary Thai Cinema. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2016.
  • Goh, Joseph N. Close Encounters of the Authentic Kind: Exploring the Meaning-Making of Love, Sex and Intimacy among Gay-Identifying Malaysian Men. In Punks, Monks and Politics: Authenticity in Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia, ed. Julian C. H. Lee & Marco Ferrarese, 47–64. London: Rowman & Littlefield International, 2016.
  • ———. “Imaginative Assemblages of Transcendent/Desire: Non-Heteronormative Malaysian Men Speak Up and Talk Back.” Critical Research on Religion 4, no. 2 (2016): 125–40.
  • ———. “Survivalist Sexuality-Faith Strategies in Biblical Meaning-Makings: Non-Heteronormative Malaysian Christian Men and Negotiations of Sexual Self-Affirmation.” QUEST: Studies on Religion & Culture in Asia 1 (2016), 38–53. https://www.theology.cuhk.edu.hk/quest/index.php/quest/article/view/19.
  • ———. “‘Why Is It Wrong?’: Conceptualisations of Sexual Wrongdoing and Sexual Ethics among Gay-Identifying Malaysian Men. In Doing Asian Theological Ethics in a Cross-Cultural and an Interreligious Context, ed. Yiu Sing Lúcás Chan and Shaji George Kochuthara, 347–60). Bengaluru, India: Dharmaram Publications, 2016.
  • Kang, Dredge. “Eastern Orientations: Thai Middle Class Gay Desire for ‘White Asians’.” Culture, Theory and Critique 58, no. 2 (April 2017).
  • 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).
  • Jackson, Peter A. First Queer Voices From Thailand: Uncle Go’s Advice Columns for Gays, Lesbians and Kathoeys. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2016.
  • Mackie, Vera, ed. “Rethinking Sexual Citizenship: Asia-Pacific Perspectives.” Special issue of Sexualities 20, nos. 1–2 (2017).
  • Scherer, Bee. “Variant Dharma: Buddhist Queers, Queering Buddhisms.” In Queering Paradigms VI: Interventions, Ethics and Glocalities, ed. Bee Scherer, 253–85. Oxford: Peter Lang, 2016.
  • Tan, Chris K. K. “A ‘Great Affective Divide’: How Gay Singaporeans Overcome Their Double Alienation.” Anthropological Forum 26, no. 1 (2016): 17–36.
  • ———. “Gaydar: Using Skilled Vision to Spot Gay ‘Bears’ in Taipei.” Anthropological Quarterly 89, no. 3 (2016): 841–64.
  • Tan, E.K. “From Exile to Homecoming: Chen Xue’s A Wife’s Diary.” In Oxford Handbook of Modern Chinese Literatures, ed. Andrea Bachner and Carlos Rojas, 779–96. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.
  • 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.
  • 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. “Patrilineal Kinship and Transgender Embodiment in Taiwan by Amy Brainer 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.
  • 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.
  • ———. “‘Guarding Against Terrorism’: Testimony of a Singaporean Muslim Lesbian.” In Decolonizing Sexualities: Transnational Perspectives, Critical Interventions, ed. Sandeep Bakshi, Suhraiya Jivraj, and Silvia Posocco, 163–70. Oxford: Counterpress, 12016.
  • ———. “Kiasipolitics: Sagas, Scandals and Suicides in Johann S. Lee’s Peculiar Chris.” In Contemporary Arts as Political Practice in Singapore, ed. Wernmei Yong Ade and Lim Lee Ching, 45-61. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
  • ———. 2016. “Trans Reality: A Singaporean Malay Muslim in/as a Dance Documentary.” Reconstruction 16, no. 2 (2016). http://reconstruction.eserver.org/Issues/162/Zubillaga-Pow.shtml.
  • Zhao, Jing Jamie. 2016. “A Splendid Chinese Queer TV? ‘Crafting’ Non-Normative Masculinities in Formatted Chinese Reality TV Shows.” Feminist Media Studies 16, no. 1 (2016): 164–68.
  • ———. 2017. “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.

And a few treats to look forward to later in 2017

  • Dasgupta, Rohit K. Digital Queer Cultures in India: Politics, Intimacies and Belonging. London: Routledge, forthcoming (2017).
    —”A timely and fascinating exploration of how new virtual worlds expand, speed up and transform the wide range of cross-class, interlingual and inter-regional networks and relationships among queer men in India.”—Ruth Vanita
  • Lavin, Maud, Ling Yang, and Jamie J. Zhao, eds. Boys’ Love, Cosplay, and Androgynous Idols: Queer Fan Cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, forthcoming (2017).

More information concerning the Society for Queer Asian Studies can be found here.

Many thanks to James Welker for his tireless efforts in putting together this list, as well as single-handedly organizing many of the SQAS’s events!

 

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