Writing the Pirate War: Unofficial History, Vernacular Fiction, and the Problem of Imperial Identity in Late Ming China (1550-1644)  (under review)



“Chinese Literature and the World,” Teaching Volume on the Global Middle Ages, edited by Geraldine Heng, published by MLA, forthcoming.

“The Novel and the Sea in Sixteenth Century China” 十六世紀中國小說和海洋, a special volume published by Xiamen University, China, forthcoming.

“Java in Discord: Unofficial History, Vernacular Fiction, and the Discourse of Imperial Identity in Late Ming China (1570-1620),” positions: asia critique, accepted and forthcoming.

“Blank Scriptures of Xiyou ji: Interpretive Flexibility and Religious Stability in Post-1949 Adaptations of Journey to the West,” co-authored with Nathan Faries, The Assimilation of Yogic Religions through Pop Culture, ed. Paul Hackett, Lexington Books, 2017. pp.33-63.

“Magical Weapons and Adorable Exotica: Imperial Fetishism in a Sixteenth-Century Chinese Novel,” Sino-Platonic Papers, no. 193,  2009. pp.98-121.


Zhu Shoutong, New Literature in Chinese: China and the World. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016. Journal of Chinese Humanities. forthcoming.

Mark Meulenbeld, Demonic Warfare: Daoism, Territorial Networks, and the History of a Ming Novel. University of Hawaii Press, 2015. Journal of American Oriental Society.2016:1.