Publications

BOOKS

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

PEER -REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES 

“The Emaciated Soul: Female Self-Inscription Poetry in Ming and Qing,” under review.

“Java in Discord: Unofficial History, Vernacular Fiction, and the Discourse of Imperial Identity in Late Ming China (1570-1620),” positions: asia critique, Volume 27, Issue 4 (2019).

BOOK CHAPTERS IN EDITED VOLUMES 

“Learning the Barbarian Tongue: Japanese-Chinese Dictionaries and waka Poetry in Late Ming China,” Haun Saussy, ed., A Comparative History of East Asian Literatures, commissioned.

“Chinese Literature and the World (Tang to Yuan dynasty),” Teaching Volume on the Global Middle Ages, edited by Geraldine Heng, published by MLA, forthcoming.

“Zhenyi zhong de Zhuawa: yeshi, xiaoshuo, he wanming diguo shenfen rentong de huayu” 爭議中的爪哇:野史,小說,和晚明帝國身份認同的話語, conference proceedings published by Xiamen University, China, 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.

BOOK REVIEWS

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.

WORKS IN PROGRESS

Book Project: A Field Guide to Demons in Journey to the West

Book Project: Literatures of Chinese Ethnic Minorities and Migration in the Indian Ocean

TRANSLATION IN PROGRESS

co-translate with Victor Mair, Admiral Zheng He’s Voyages on the Indian Ocean