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Publications of Sean Metzger    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:


  1. Embodying Asian/American Sexualities (2010)  [author's comments]
  2. with Olivia Khoo, Futures of Chinese Cinema: Technologies and Temporalities in Chinese Screen Cultures (2009), Intellect [available here]
  3. with Michaeline Crichlow, Race, Space, Place: Making and Unmaking Freedoms in the Atlantic World, Cultural Dynamics, vol. 21 no. 3 (2009)
  4. with Gina Masequesmay, Embodying Asian/American Sexualities (2009), Lexington Books [CATALOG.db&eqSKUdata=0739129031]

Essays/Articles/Chapters in Books

  1. S. Metzger, Mifune and Me: Asian/American Corporeal Citations and the Politics of Mobility, The Journal of Transnational American Studies, vol. 4 no. 1 (2012), pp. 18 pages [acgcc_jtas]
  2. S. Metzger, At the Vanishing Point: Theatre and Asian/American Critique, American Quarterly, vol. 63 no. 2 (2011), pp. 277-300
  3. 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]
  4. S. Metzger, Saving Face, or the Future Perfect of Queer Chinese/American Cinema?, in Futures of Chinese Cinema: Technologies and Temporalities in Chinese Screen Cultures (2009), pp. 223-240
  5. with Olivia Khoo, Introduction, in Futures of Chinese Cinema: Technologies and Temporalities in Chinese Screen Cultures (2009), pp. 13-34
  6. with Gina Masequesmay, Introduction: Embodying Asian/American Sexualities, in Embodying Asian/American Sexualities (2009), pp. 1-21
  7. with Michaeline Crichlow and Patricia Northover, Questioning Freedoms in the Atlantic World (intro essay), Cultural Dynamics, vol. 21 no. 3 (2009), pp. 215-225
  8. S. Metzger, Unsettling: Towards a Chinese/Cuban Cultural Critique, Cultural Dynamics, vol. 21 no. 3 (2009), pp. 317-338
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Charles Parsloe's Chinese Fetish: An Example of Yellowface Performance in Nineteenth-Century American Melodrama, Theatre Journal, vol. 56 (December, 2004), pp. 627-651
  13. with Cathy Irwin, Keeping Up Appearances: Ethnic Alien-Nation in Female Solo Performance, edited by Sansan Kwan and Kenneth Speirs, Mixing It Up: Multiracial Subjects (2004), pp. 163-180, University of Texas
  14. Ice Queens, Rice Queens and Intercultural Investments in Zhang Yimou's Turandot, Asian Theatre Journal, vol. 20 no. 2 (Fall, 2003), pp. 209-217
  15. Filmic Revisions of Vietnam and the MIAs (Male Indochinese Asexuals), Quarterly Review of Film and Video, vol. 19 no. 2 (2002), pp. 107-121
  16. Eugenie Chan, in Asian American Playwrights: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook, edited by Miles X. Liu (2002), pp. 18-23, Greenwood Publishing
  17. Mulan, verkleedpartijen in China, edited by Nadia Lie & Theo D'haen, Zorro & Co. : Populaire personages en het koloniale verleden. (2002), pp. 117-126, Nijmegen:Vantilt
  18. Farewell My Fantasy, Journal of Homosexuality, vol. 39 no. 3-4 (2000), pp. 213-232 (also published in Queer Asian Cinema, ed. Andrew Grossman (NY: Haworth Press, 2000). Revised version in Chinese translation published as "Ba Wang Bie Ji Kua Xingbie yu Wenhua de Huanmie." Ed. and Trans. Ya-Chen Chen. Ba Wang Bie Ji: Tongxinglian Yuedu yu Kua Wenhua Duehua. Taiwan: Nanhua University Press, 2004: 121-157..)

Book Reviews

  1. S. Metzger, When Men Dance: Choreographing Masculinities across Borders, Dance Research Journal, vol. 44 no. 1 (Summer, 2012), pp. 118-119
  2. S. Metzger, Slaves to Fashion: Black Dandyism and the Styling of Black Diasporic Identity; Beyond the Black Lady: Sexuality and the New African American Middle Class, American Literature, vol. 83 no. 4 (Dec 2011), pp. 866-868
  3. S. Metzger, The Provincetown Players and the Culture of Modernity; Avant-Garde Performance and the Limits of Criticism: Approaching the Living Theatre, Happenings/Fluxus, and the Black Arts Movement; Performance in America: Contemporary U.S. Culture and the Performing Arts, American Literature, vol. 79 no. 4 (December, 2007)
  4. S. Metzger, Double Agency: Acts of Impersonation in Asian American Literature and Culture and Americans First: Chinese Americans and the Second World War, American Literature, vol. 79 no. 1 (March, 2007), pp. 201-203
  5. Yellowface: Creating the Chinese in American Popular Music and Performance, 1850s-1920s and From Inner Worlds to Outer Space: The Multimedia Performances of Dan Kwong, TDR, vol. 50 no. 192 (Winter, 2006)
  6. The Protestant Ethnic and the Spirit of Capitalism by Rey Chow, Modern Chinese Literature and Culture and MCLC Resource Center Publication (February, 2005) [htm]
  7. with Hope Medina, Performing America: Cultural Nationalism in American Theater, Theatre Journal, vol. 53 (May, 2001), pp. 358-360


  1. S. Metzger, Yuko Kurahashi et al, Performance Review of The First National Asian American Theater Festival, Theatre Journal, vol. 60 no. 2 (May 2008), pp. 283-285
  2. Performance Review of Yohen, Theatre Journal, vol. 51 no. 4 (Dec 1999), pp. 68-70

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