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Sean Metzger, Assistant Professor of English and Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies and Assistant Professor of Theater Studies

Contact Info:
Office Location:  321 Allen
Office Phone:  (919) 684-3132
Email Address: send me a message

Office Hours:

T 6pm-8pm or by appointment

PhDUniversity of California at Davis2005
MAUniversity of Southern California1998
BA Summa Cum LaudeUniversity of Colorado at Boulder1995

American Literature
Dramatic Literature
Gender & Sexuality Studies
Postcolonial Literature
Literary & Cultural Criticism
Modern to Contemporary
Theater History

Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  1. with Olivia Khoo, Futures of Chinese Cinema: Technologies and Temporalities in Chinese Screen Cultures (2009), Intellect [available here]
  2. with Michaeline Crichlow, Race, Space, Place: Making and Unmaking Freedoms in the Atlantic World, Cultural Dynamics, vol. 21 no. 3 (2009)
  3. with Gina Masequesmay, Embodying Asian/American Sexualities (2009), Lexington Books [CATALOG.db&eqSKUdata=0739129031]
  4. S. Metzger, At the Vanishing Point: Theatre and Asian/American Critique, American Quarterly, vol. 63 no. 2 (2011), pp. 277-300
  5. S. Metzger, Le Rugissement du Lion: Mapping and Memory in Montreal’s Chinese/Canadian Street Theater, in New Essays in Canadian Theatre Vol. 1: Asian Canadian Theatre, edited by Nina Lee Aquino and Ric Knowles (2011), Playwrights Canada Press [html]
  6. Ripples in the Seascape: The Cuba Commission Report and the Idea of Freedom, Afro-Hispanic Review, vol. 27 no. 1 (Spring, 2008), pp. 105-121
  7. S. Metzger, The Little (Chinese) Mermaid: Importing "Western" Femininity in Lou Ye's Suzhou he (Suzhou River), in How East Asian Films Are Reshaping National Identities: Essays on the Cinemas of China, Japan, South Korea, and Hong Kong, edited by Andrew David Jackson, Michael Gibb, and Dave White (2007), pp. 135-154, The Edwin Mellen Press
  8. Patterns of Resistance?: Anna May Wong and the Fabrication of China in American Cinema of the late 30s, Quarterly Review of Film and Video, vol. 23 no. 1 (2006), pp. 1-11

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