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Joseph D. Parker, PhD
Associate Professor of International and Intercultural Studies

Joseph D. Parker, PhD

Expertise Areas

East Asian Religion; Zen Buddhism; East Asian Aesthetic Theory; Orientalism and Representations of Asia and Asian-America; International Feminist and Gender Studies; Transnational Cultural Studies; Asian-American Culture and Diaspora Studies; Neocolonialism and Postcolonial Studies; Social Role of Intellectuals and the Academy; Epistemology and Critiques of Euro-American Science; Critical Pedagogy.

Additional Information

Curriculum Vitae

Personal Website

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Selected Writings

“Questioning Appropriation: Agency and Complicity in a Transnational Feminist Politics.” Journal of Feminist Scholarship 3 (Fall, 2012).

"An Ethico-Politics of Subaltern Representations in Post-9/11 Documentary Film" co-authored with Rebekah Sinclair, in Screens of Terror: Representations of War and Terrorism in Film and Television Since 9/11. Ed. Philip Hammond. Suffolk: Arima Publishing, 2011. 213-31.

"The Ethico-politics of Dedisciplinary Practices," in Interdisciplinarity and Social Justice, ed. Ranu Samantrai, Joe Parker, and Mary Romero Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2010.

"Introduction: Interdisciplinarity and Social Justice," co-author with Ranu Samantrai.
In Interdisciplinarity and Social Justice, ed. Ranu Samantrai, Joe Parker, and Mary Romero Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2010.

"Subjugated Knowledges and Dedisciplinarity in Cultural Studies Pedagogy." In Writing Against the Curriculum: Antidisciplinarity in the Writing and Cultural Studies Classroom. Ed. Ryan Claycomb and Randi Kristensen. Cultural Studies/Pedagogy/Activism. New York: Lexington Books, 2009. 35-56.

"Dreaming Gender: Kyogoku School Japanese Women Poets (Re)Writing the Feminine Subject," Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature. 27.2 (Fall,2008):259-90.

"The Racial and Colonial Politics of the Modern Object of Knowledge: Cautionary Notes on 'Scripture," Theorizing Scriptures: New Critical Orientations to a Cultural Phenomenon, ed. Vincent Wimbush, Signifying (On) Scriptures 1, Rutgers University Press, 2008, 268-77.