Panel & Roundtable Papers

Roundtable Papers Presented

  • “Critical Korean/American Studies & Multiple Militarized Imperialisms.” Emergent Directions, New Departure Points: Critical Korean/American Studies. Association for Asian American Studies Conference, Miami, April 28, 2016 

Panel Papers Presented (Partial List)

2017

  • Go Ahead, Get Off My Lawn: The Korean War, The Gift of Freedom, and Guarding the Home/front in Clint Eastwood's Gran Torino. American Studies Association Annual Meeting, Denver, November 19

2016

  • “‘If that's Communism, sign me up!’: Yellow Peril, the Tea Party, and Fears of an Obama/care State in the Marketing of Homefront.” Association for Asian American Studies Conference, Miami, April 28

2015

  • “Anatomizing the Asian/American Body: Zebras, Cylons, and British Empire in Michael Joo’s Untitled 2009 Show.” Association for Asian American Studies Conference, Evanston, April 25
  • “De/militarized Garden of Feelings: Jihae Hwang's DMZ Forbidden Garden.” Mid-Atlantic Conference for British Studies, Johns Hopkins University, March 27
  • “De/militarized Garden of Feelings: Jihae Hwang's DMZ Forbidden Garden.” Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality Symposium, Miami University, February 27

2013

  • "If that's Communism, sign me up!": Fantasies of Forced Indebtedness in the Marketing of Homefront.” American Studies Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., November 21
  • “’Please Believe Us With Your Heart’: The Birth of the DMZ.” Cold War in Asia Conference, University of Chicago, April 27

2012     

  • “Wearing the Korean War(drobe): Humanitarian Empire, Fashioned Miracles, and Sartorial Biopolitics,” Association for Asian American Studies Conference, April 11-14
  • "Refusing Empire: A Cultural Studies Hermeneutics of the Korean DMZ,” Cultural Studies Association Conference, March 28-31

2011     

  • “The Immortal Regiment: The 7th Cavalry, the American Frontier, and the Korean DMZ,”    Dartmouth Futures of American Studies Institute, June 24
  • “Scariest Place in the World or Accidental Paradise?  Tourism, Ecology, and the Korean    DMZ,” Harvard East Asian Society Graduate Student Conference, February 25

2010     

  • “Empire’s Frontier: The Korean DMZ.” Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, August 2
  • “’Robots in Disguise’: Asian Americans, Racial Passing and Permanent War in Transformers,” Cultural Studies Association Conference, Division of Culture and War, March 20
  • “Michael Joo’s Salt Transfer Cycle and the DMZ.” Critical Ethnic Studies and the Future of Genocide: Settler Colonialism/Heteropatriarchy/White Supremacy, March 10-12

2008     

  • “Endangered Acts, Dangerous Species: Michael Joo’s Salt Transfer Cycle,” Modern Language Association Annual Convention, December 29
  • “Resident Alien: Seung-Hui Cho and the Asian American Terrorist,” 2008 Texas Tech Comparative Literature Symposium on “War, Empire, and Culture,” April 11