Ph.D., American Studies
Joy Taylor’s research interests include the racialized representations and stagings of celebratory culture in a variety of media outlets, namely Hollywood movies. Her doctoral research focuses on the cinematic representations of Asian/Americans, Native Hawaiians, and EuroAmericans. Joy may be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org, 509-335-0855, or by regular mail at: Program in American Studies Washington State University Pullman, WA 99164.
Selected Publications"'Am I Colored or am I White?': Unsettling 'the' Japanese American Experience through Sarah Ogawa's Life Story." In Life Writing 10.2 (2013).
"'You Can't See Me', Or Can You?: Unpacking John Cena's Performance of Whiteness in World Wrestling Entertainment." In The Journal of Popular Culture (forthcoming 2013).
"'Legend Has It': Imag(in)ing the Ethnographic Encounter in The Grudge and The Maid." In Visual Anthropology (forthcoming 2014).
"'You Can't Spend Your Whole Life on a Surfboard': Exotic Whiteness and Native Performance in Blue Hawaii and Girls! Girls! Girls!" In Quarterly Review of Film and Video 32.4 (2015).
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