Publications 

BOOK CHAPTER:

“Between (Hi)Story and Space: Wayson Choy’s Postmodern Chinatown.” Confluences 2: Essays on the New Canadian Literature. Ed. Nurjehan Aziz. Toronto: Mawenzi House, 2017.


PEER-REVIEWED Encyclopedia Entries:

“Chinese Revolution of 1911 (Xinhai Revolution).” Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. Ed. Stephen Ross. London: Routledge, 2016.

“Lin Yutang.” Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. Ed. Stephen Ross. London: Routledge, 2016.

“May Fourth Movement (Shandong Problem).” Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. Ed. Stephen Ross. London: Routledge, 2016.

“New Cultural Movement (China).” Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. Ed. Stephen Ross. London: Routledge, 2016.


Review Essays: 

"Urban Space and Cultural Imagination: Representation of Working Girls in Theodore Dreiser's Novels by Yuping Wang." Studies in American Naturalism 11.2 (2016): 92-95. (with Irene Gammel)

“Of Cowherds and Wagers: A Poetics of Chinese-Canadian Family Histories.” Review of May Q. Wong, A Cowherd in Paradise and Vincent Lam’s The Headmaster's Wager, Canadian Literature, 6 Nov. 2014. (with Irene Gammel)  


PEER-REVIEWED CONFERENCE PAPERs: 

“Urban Walking: Re-configuring the Metropolis on foot in Post-9/11 Fiction.” Canadian Comparative Literature Association. Congress HSSFC 2017: The Next 150, On Indigenous Lands, Ryerson University, Toronto, 27 May – 2 June 2017.

"Refashioning Urban Nightlife: The Nocturnal Aesthetics in Jay McInerney’s Bright Lights, Big City." The 47th Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), Hartford, Connecticut, March 17 –  20 2016.

“The Geo-Cultural Capital of Family History: Performing ‘Chineseness’ in May Q. Wong’s A Cowherd in Paradise.” Canadian Comparative Literature Association. Congress HSSFC 2015: Capital Ideas, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, 31 May – 3 June 2015. (with Irene Gammel)  

“Urban Walking as a Poetic Practice of Liminal Space: Teju Cole’s Open City.” The 46th Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), Toronto, April 30 – May 3 2015.

“Performing Coastal Space as Ethnic History: Vancouver’s Chinatown in Wayson Choy’s Paper Shadows.” The 130th Annual Convention of Modern Language Association (MLA), Vancouver, 8–11 January 2015. 

“Baroness Elsa and Her Anti-chic Dada: Locating Anarchist Fashion in Modernist Aesthetics.” Modernism Now! British Association of Modernism Studies International Conference, the Institute of English Studies, London UK, 26 – 28 June 2014.

“Recasting Gent: Men’s Fashionable Consumption at the Turn of the Century.” Intersections 2014: Thinking|Feeling, Communication and Culture Graduate Conference. York and Ryerson Universities, Toronto, 14 – 15 March 2014.


SYMPOSIUM PRESENTATIONS:

“Miss Flutterby: Florine Stettheimer’s Dispassionate Flâneuse and Urban Consumption.” Stettheimer’s Multi-Modal Modernism – Symposium, Ryerson University, Toronto. 16 November 2017.

“Fashion, Walking, and Modernism: Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven and Florine Stettheimer.” Fourth Annual Canadian Fashion Symposium, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal. 23 September, 2017.

“Fashioning Greenwich Village: A Revisionist Account of Urban Modernism and Salon Culture.” Future Communication, Communication and Culture Symposium, York/Ryerson Universities, Toronto, 13 December 2013.

“Paralleling Fashion and Architecture: Body, Space, and Subjectivity.” Uncanny Fashion Symposium, York University, Toronto. 24 April 2013.

“From Tailoring Shop to Department Store: Activating Men’s Appetites for Fashionable Consumption.” Textual Spaces of Modernity, Ryerson University, Toronto. 26 March 2013.


CREATIVE WORK:

Co-Curator (with Irene Gammel, et al). A Soirée Celebrating the Centenary of the ARMORY SHOW | 1913-2013. Modern Literature and Culture Research Centre, Ryerson University. 2 April 2013.

Director, Editor, and Co-Producer. Think Outside In: Chinese International Students in Canada. Culture & Expression, York University, 2012. DVD.


Invited Talks and Research Outreach:

Guest Lecture, “(Ad)Dressing Urban Modernity: Fashion and Everyday Life.” Social Science Department (SOSC 2560), York university, 26 November, 2015.

Welcome and Introductory Address, Book Launch: Narrative Structure in Comics: Making Sense of Fragments (by Barbara Postema) at the Modern Literature and Culture Research Centre Gallery, 10 October 2014.

Major Presenter, Workshop on Researching and Writing an MRP at MLC | PUBZ, 9 July 2013.

Invited Film Screening, “Think Outside In: Chinese International Students in Canada,” at York’s International, 4 May 2012.

Invited Presentation, “Global Youth and Online Civic Engagement” at TakingITGlobal (a Toronto-based NGO), 23 April 2012.

Public Film Screening, “Think Outside In: Chinese International Students in Canada,” at York University, 19 April 2012.