- Nativist literature and movement
- Literary translingualism
- War and memory
- Diaspora history
- Inter-Asia and Transpacific Studies
- Sinophone, Japanophone, and Asian American Studies
- Alternative Soil: Diaspora Memory and Mobile Belonging in Transnational Taiwan Literature (book manuscript in preparation) theorizes the network of Taiwan literature in the age of global migration through the concept of “alternative soil”--a multisited paradigm of identity formation that challenges the nativist discourse of origin and authenticity.
- “Queering Folk Culture, Local Identity, and Nativist Literature in Taiwan,” in Queering Taiwan Studies, edited by Howard Chiang (under contract with Springer for its Sinophone and Taiwan Studies series, forthcoming)
- Review of Politics and Cultural Nativism in 1970s Taiwan: Youth, Narrative, Nationalism by A-chin Hsiau (Columbia UP, 2021). Modern Chinese Literature and Culture (forthcoming)
- “‘But in What Way Is It Ours?’: Guo Songfen and the Question of Homeland.” Modern Chinese Literature and Culture 32, no. 2 (2020): 100-135. In the Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI).
- "Dr. Theodore Hsi-en Chen (1902-1991): Chinese American Education Pioneer and Founder of East Asian Studies at USC
陳錫恩教授紀念展：華裔美籍教育先驅者和南加大東亞研究的奠基者." A Scalar project co-authored with Tang Li. Parts of this research is funded by The Floyd Covington Fellowship.
- “Symptoms of Nostalgia” for Nung-Hsin Hu’s multimedia exhibition Incurable Nostalgia, Annual Catalogue 2020-2021, 18th Street Arts Center. Catalogue Link
- (Translation from English to Chinese)〈內建曖昧：日本現代史中現代主義和法西斯主義的延續〉 (Harootunian, Harry. “Constitutive Ambiguities: The Persistence of Modernism and Fascism in Japan’s Modern History”) In《歷史的記憶與日常：資本主義與東亞批判研究--哈若圖寧選集》(The Memory and Everydayness of History: Capitalism and Critical East Asian Studies--A Selection of Harry Harootunian’s essays). Taipei: National Chiao Tung University Press, 2017.