Publications

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Publications [Peer Reviewed]  

“De-stigmatizing Hepatitis B in the Asian American Community: Lessons learned from the San Francisco Hep B Free Campaign,” with Grace Yoo, Ted Fang, and Janet Zola. Journal of Cancer Education, 2011

“Peace Profile: Laura Tevary Mam and The Like Me’s,” with Jonathan H.X. Lee. Peace Review: Journal for Social Justice, 2011

War Baby | Love Child: Mixed Race Asian American Art. co-edited with Laura Kina. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press (forthcoming)

“Mixed Race Kin-Aesthetics in the Age of Obama.” Obama and the Biracial Factor: The Battle for a New American Majority, ed. Andrew Jolivette. UK: Policy Press (forthcoming)

“Obama and Hopes for a Post-Racial U.S.: The Voices of Mothers,” with Grace Yoo. Obama and the Biracial Factor: The Battle for a New American Majority, ed. Andrew Jolivette. UK: Policy Press (forthcoming)

“Chinese American Literature and Folklore.” Encyclopedia of Asian American Folklore and Folklife, Kathy Nadeau and Jonathan Lee, eds. ABC-CLIO, 2010

“Queer as Asian American Folklore” (“lead” essay in the Theories and Methods section)

  • Pre-Colonial Indigenous Asia
  • The Myth of the White Disease
  • Indirect Discourse and Family Acceptance
  • Asian American Queer Cultures
  • Masterful House Boys and Bossy Bottoms: Folklores of Asian American Gay Men
  • Invisible Womyn: The Myth of Asian American Lesbians
  • UnPassing: Bisexuality and Mixed Asian Americans
  • Gender-Queer Asian American Trans-Identities
  • Queer Asian American Writers: Contemporary Mythmakers

Encyclopedia of Asian American Folklore and Folklife, Kathy Nadeau and Jonathan Lee, eds. ABC-CLIO, 2010

“Mixed Heritage, Mixed Race Asian Americans Section”

  • “Myths of Origin”
  • “Amerasians”
  • Hapa and Folklore”
  • “Interracial/Interethnic Marriage and Romance”

Encyclopedia of Asian American Folklore and Folklife, Kathy Nadeau and Jonathan Lee, eds. ABC-CLIO, 2010.  Reprinted as “Amerasians: Folklores of Mixed Heritage, Mixed Race Asian Americans,” in Folklore: An Encyclopedia of Beliefs, Customs, Tales, Music and Art, ed. Charlie T. McCormick. ABC-CLIO, 2010

“Teaching Edith Eaton,” in Asian American Literatures: Discourses and Pedagogies (online journal), Noelle Brada-Williams, ed. SJSU, Spring 2010

“Hapa: An Episodic Memoir.” Interracial Relationships in the 21st Century. Earl Smith and Angela J. Hattery, eds. Carolina Academic Press, Durham: 2009

“Overview of War and Its Effects: Past and Present Issues,” and War Section Editor, with Wesley Ueunten. Encyclopedia of Asian American Issues Today. Edith Wen-Chu Chen and Grace Yoo, ed. Greenwood Publishing (2009).

To Be “Hapa” or Not to Be “Hapa”: What to Name Mixed Asian Americans?” At 40 Asian American Studies @ San Francisco State, 2009

“POP! Reflections on Representing Asian American CULTURE,” with Valerie Soe and Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales. At 40 Asian American Studies @ San Francisco State, 2009

“Interracial Cha-Cha: Pilipino American Mixed Heritage Studies,” with Stephanie Schroeder. Pin@y Educational Partnerships: A Filipina/o American Studies Sourcebook, Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales, ed. San Francisco: Phoenix Publishing House International, 2009

“Crossing the Racial Frontier: Star Trek and Mixed Heritage Identities.” A Science Fiction Phenomenon: Investigating the Star Trek Effect. Lincoln Geraghty, ed. McFarland Publishing, 2008

“’My Race, Too, Is Queer’: Mixed Heritage Chinese Americans Fight For Race and Gender Marriage Equity.” Chinese America: History and Perspectives/Branching Out the Banyan Tree Conference Proceedings, San Francisco: CHSA, 2007

“Developing a Kin-Aesthetic: Multiraciality and Kinship in Asian and Native North American Literature.” Mixed Race Literature. Ed. Jonathan Brennan. Stanford: Stanford University Press (2002)

Publications [Non-Peer Reviewed]                                                      

“Hapa: The World of Power,” The Mixed Heritage Center: Information and Resources for People of Mixed Heritage, 2008. Reprinted as “The Power of Words,” in Mixed Heritage: Social Issues Firsthand, ed. Stefan Kiesbye. Greenhaven Press, 2009. Print.

“Jeannie Barroga’s Walls: Context and Questions,” A Study Guide for the Asian American Theater Company production of Walls, San Francisco, Fall, 2006

“Talking to Young Children about Race and Racism,” with Joemy Ito-Gates in “Pact’s Point of View,” the newsletter from Pact, an Adoption Alliance, 2006

“Census 2000 and the Emerging Hapa Community.” The New Face of Asian Pacific America. Arguelles, Denis and Eric Lai, Eds. UCLA and Asian Week joint publication: Berkeley, 2003

“On Becoming a Bi Bi Grrrl.” Restoried Selves: Autobiographies of Queer Asian Pacific Activists. Kevin Kumashiro, Ed. The Haworth Press, 2003

“On Growing Up Queer and Hapa.” Multiracial Child Source Book. Ed. Maria P.P. Root, Mavin Foundation: Seattle, 2003

Book Reviews

“Savory Stories: The Kissing.” Pacific Reader, Alan Chong Lau, Ed. International Examiner Publication, 2002

“Mining Chinese History: Wreckage and Uncle Chen’s Oriental Slapstick.” Pacific Reader, Alan Chong Lau, Ed. International Examiner Publication, Spring 2002

“Book of My Nights and The Rooted Heart.” Pacific Reader, Alan Chong Lau, Ed. International Examiner Publication, Summer 2002

“Intersecting Circles: the voices of hapa women in poetry and prose.” Amerasia Journal, James Lee, ed. UCLA UP, Fall 2002

“Tensions of Mixed-Race Daughter: Beyond Heart Mountain.” Pacific Reader, Alan Chong Lau, Ed. International Examiner Publication, Spring 2001

“Power and Honor at Issue in Vietnamese Love Story: Against the Flood” Pacific Reader, Alan Chong Lau, Ed. International Examiner Publication, Fall 2001

“Intersecting Circles: the voices of hapa women in poetry and prose.” What’s Hapa’ning (Hapa Issues Forum Newsletter) Vol. 8; Issue 3, Fall 2000

Creative Works

“Maynight,” “Hapa Poems,” “Temple Whore,” in Completely Mixed Up: An Asian North American Mixed Race Anthology (Mixed Up Productions, forthcoming)

“before the war” in 580 Split, Mills College, Issue 12, 2010

“goong goong,” “if you must come to the dessert,” “Leaves from a Hapa Woman Tree” in Yellow as Tumeric, Fragrant as Cloves, Deep Bowl Press, 2008

“The Hill at 22nd Street” in The Noe Valley Voice, 10/03

“eating dirt” in Too Mixt Up. Eds. Brandy Worral and Jaime Ardena. Isgmahal Kollective. 2001

“The Spiral and the Cross” and “According to Legend” in Writings from the Long Table, II. Ed. Dan Wu. San Francisco: Kearny Street Workshop, 2000

“Hapa Road Trip” and “Our Happy Hapa Hostess” in Oriental Whatever  # 9, Eds. Dan Wu and Wei Ming Dariotis. San Francisco, 2000

“Pilipinos in Space” and “Who’s Shawn Wong?” in Oriental Whatever # 8, Ed. Dan Wu. San Francisco, 2000

“Poems” in Writings from the Long Table, I. Ed. Dan Wu. San Francisco: Kearny Street Workshop, 1999