Selected Articles, Chapters & Essays

Rights.” Keywords for American Cultural Studies. Eds. Bruce Burgett and Glenn Hendler. New York University Press, 2020. 205-209.

“Divining Justice: The Afterlives of War and Empire in Asian/American Culture.” Verge: Studies in Global Asia (Field Trip dossier: “Art, Archives, and Human Rights”) 6:1 (Spring 2020).

“The Unyielding Earth: Women of Color Feminism and Cold War Fictions.” Neocolonial Fictions of the Global Cold War. Eds. Steven W. Belletto and Joseph Keith. University of Iowa Press, 2019. 116-135.

“Voices of Color: Later Arrivals.” American Literature in Transition: The 1960sEd. David Wyatt. Cambridge University Pres, 2018. 325-336.

“‘What an India He’d found!’: An Ethics of Betrayal in Afro-Asian Studies.” The Scholar & Feminist Online (Special Issue: “Afro-Asian Feminist and Queer Formations.”) Volume 14.3 (2018).

The Innocents: Reading Refugees in National Culture and Diasporic Literatures.” Humanity (Dossier: “Contemporary Refugee Timespaces.”) Volume 8.3 (2017). 547-549.

“American Good Life, the Bandung Spirit and a Human Rights Record.” Negative Cosmopolitanism: Abjection, Power, Biopolitics. Eds. Eddy Kent and Terri Tomsky. McGill-Queens University Press, 2017. 29-42.

On the Road Again with the American Girl.” College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary StudiesVolume 44.4 (2017). 491-497.

“Transnational Feminism.” The Cambridge Companion to Transnational American Literature. Ed. Yogita Goyal. Cambridge University Press, 2017. 221-236.

U.S. Imperialism and Neo-Imperialism.” The Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies. Eds. Sangeeta Ray and Henry Schwarz. Wiley-Blackwell Publishers. 2016.

Co-authored with Nicholas Matlin. “Human Rights and the Tautology of Human Being.” Teaching Human Rights in Literary and Cultural Studies. Eds. Elizabeth Swanson Goldberg and Alexandra Schultheis. Modern Language Association Option for Teaching Series. 2015. 27-38.

“Bringing Human Rights to Bear in American Literature.” Routledge Companion to Human Rights and Literature. Eds. Alexandra Moore and Sophia McClennen. 2015. 380-388.

Co-authored with Helena Grice. “Feminist and Queer Interventions into Asian American Literary Studies.” Cambridge Companion to Asian American Literature. Eds. Daniel Y. Kim and Crystal Parikh. Cambridge University Press, 2015. 169-182.

Perpetrating Ourselves: Reading Human Rights and Responsibility Otherwise.” International Journal of Human Rights. (Special Issue: “Interrogating the Perpetrator”) 9:15 (2015): 648-661.

“Minority.” Keywords for Asian American Studies. Eds. Cathy Schlund-Vials, Linda Trinh Vo, and K. Scott Wong. New York University Press, 2015. 161-164.

“‘Come Almost Home’: Human Rights and the Return of Minor Subjects.” The Journal of Human Rights (Special Issue: “Humanitarianism and Responsibility”). 12:1 (March 2013): 121-137.

“Being Well: The Right to Health in Asian American Literature.” Amerasia (Special Issue: “The State of Illness and Disability in Asian America”). 39:1 (March 2013): 33-47.

“Regular Revolutions: Feminist Travels in Julia Alvarez’s How the García Girls Lost Their Accents and In the Time of the Butterflies.” The Journal of Transnational American Studies 3 (2011): 1-28.

“Writing the Borderline Subject of War in Susan Choi’s The Foreign Student.The Southern Quarterly (Special Issue: “The New South in a Global Context.”) 46 (Spring 2009): 47-66.