Tiananmen Fictions Outside the Square: The Chinese Literary Diaspora and the Politics of Global Culture. Philadelphia: Temple University Press (Asian American History & Culture Series), 2012.
Journal Articles & Anthology Essays
“Totalitarian Ordinariness: The Chinese Epidemic Novel as World Literature.” Modern Chinese Literature and Culture 30.1 (2018): 136-162. (Special issue on “Chinese Literature as World Literature,” ed. Kuei-fen Chiu and Yingjin Zhang)
“From Chinese Diaspora to Sinospore: Multispecies Chineseness and Transmemory in Larissa Lai’s Salt Fish Girl.” Re-imagining China. Ed. Carlos Rojas and Mei-hwa Song. (Forthcoming 2018)
“Xiaolu Guo and the Contemporary Chinese Anglophone Novel.” Oxford Handbook of Modern Chinese Literatures. Ed. Carlos Rojas and Andrea Bachner. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. 474-497.
“Diasporic Exceptionality: Maxine Hong Kingston’s ‘The Brother in Vietnam’ and Ha Jin’s ‘A Good Fall.’” Between Worlds: An Anthology of Contemporary Fiction and Criticism. Ed. Deborah Poe and Ama Wattley. New York: Peter Lang, 2012. 203-214.
“In and Out of the Spectacle: The Beijing Olympics and Yiyun Li’s The Vagrants.” Ariel 42.1 (2011): 107-128.
“Beyond K’s Specter: Chang-rae Lee’s A Gesture Life, Comfort Women Testimonies, and Asian American Transnational Aesthetics.” Journal of Transnational American Studies 3.1 (2011): 1-29.
“Monkey Remnants: Paternality, Ancestry, and Chineseness in Patricia Chao’s The Monkey King.” Myth and Violence in the Contemporary Female Text: New Cassandras. Ed. Sanja Bahun-Radunovic and V. G. Julie Rajan. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2011. 37-54.
“Theorizing the Hyphen’s Afterlife in Post-Tiananmen Asian-America.” Modern Fiction Studies 56.1 (2010): 136-159.
“When Ghosts Dream: Immigrant Desire in Lan Samantha Chang’s Hunger.” Death in American Texts and Performances: Corpses, Ghosts, and the Reanimated Dead. Ed. Lisa K. Perdigao and Mark Pizzato. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2010. 99-112.
“Shanghai Biopolitans: Wartime Colonial Cosmopolis in Eileen Chang’s Love in a Fallen City and J. G. Ballard’s Empire of the Sun.” Journal of Narrative Theory 39.3 (2009): 280-304.
“The Asian-American Hyphen Goes Gothic: Ghosts and Doubles in Maxine Hong Kingston and lê thi diem thúy.” Asian Gothic: Essays on Literature, Film and Anime. Ed. Andrew Hock Soon Ng. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2008. 123-139.
“Traveling Man, Traveling Culture: Death of a Salesman and Post-Mao Chinese Theater.” Arthur Miller’s Global Theater. Ed. Enoch Brater. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2007. 35-56.
Book Reviews, Encyclopedia Entries, and Pedagogy Essays
“Kingston, Maxine Hong.” The Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies. Ed. Sangeeta Ray, Henry Schwarz, José Luis Villacañas Berlanga, Alberto Moreiras, and April Shemak Boston: Wiley-Blackwell, 2016. Blackwell Reference Online.
Review of Not Like a Native Speaker: On Languaging as a Postcolonial Experience, by Rey Chow. CLEAR: Chinese Literature: Essays, Articles, Reviews 37 (2015).
Review of Pluralist Universalism: An Asian Americanist Critique of U.S. and Chinese Multiculturalisms,by Wen Jin. American Studies 58 (2014): 222-223.
Review of Chinese Modernity and Global Biopolitics: Studies in Literature and Visual Culture, by Sheldon H. Lu. China Review International 18.4 (2013): 533-535.
“Hong Kong (Britain/China).” Cultural Sociology of the Middle East, Asia, and Africa: An Encyclopedia. Vol. 3. Ed. Edward Ramsamy, Andrea L. Stanton, Peter J. Seybolt, and Carolyn Elliott. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2012. 288-290.
“Teaching Contemporary Diaspora Fiction of the Nanjing Massacre in the Globalized Classroom.” Asia in the Classroom and the Academy: New Ideas in Scholarship and Teaching. Ed. Suzanne Wilson Barnett. (Submitted chapter for Luce Foundation Asian Studies Faculty Book)
Works in Progress
SARS Fictions: Pandemic Orientalism and States of Non/Exception (Book manuscript)
Guest editor of special issue on “Reinventing Tradition Across Media Platforms: Asia and Beyond,” for ASIANetwork Exchange, 2020 (Solicited journal issue)
“Biopolitics and Asian American Culture,” for The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American and Pacific Islander Literature and Culture, ed. Cathy Schlund-Vials (Solicited essay)
“Pandemic as Method,” for PRISM (formerly Journal of Modern Literature in Chinese), special issue on “X as Method,” ed. Carlos Rojas (Solicited journal article)