Published in Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 2 (June 2017): 301-321.
Published in Journal of Medical Humanities special issue on Caregiving, Kinship, and the Making of Stories 38.1 (March 2017): 39-50.
Published in Keywords for Global Modernism, ed. Eric Hayot and Rebecca Walkowitz. Columbia University Press, 2016.
Published in Disability Studies Quarterly 35.1 (2015).
“Giullermo Verdecchia’s North American Borderlands.” Latino/a Canadian Theatre: Eight Plays, ed. Natalie Alvarez. Toronto: Playwrights Canada Press, 2013.
Published in Gender: Key Concepts, ed. Mary Evans and Caroline Williams. New York and London: Routledge, 2012.
Published in The Global and the Intimate, ed. Victoria Rosner and Geraldine Pratt. New York: Columbia University Press, 2012. 105-115.
Published in The History of the Circus in America, ed. Kenneth Ames. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2012. 2-20.
The Northern Borderlands and Latino Canadian Diaspora
published in Hemispheric American Studies, ed. Caroline F. Levander and Robert Levine, Rutgers University Press, 2007. 313-327.
Detecting the Continent: Crime Fiction from the U.S and Mexico
published in Shades of the Planet: American Literature as World Literature, ed. Laurence Buell and Wai-Chee Dimock, Princeton University Press, 2007.
Blackness Goes South: Race and mestizaje in Our America
published in Our Americas: Toward a Transnational Frame, ed. Sandhya Shukla and Heidi Tinsman, Duke University Press, 2007. 214-248.
The Ends of America, the Ends of Postmodernism
published in Twentieth Century Literature: A Scholarly and Critical Journal 53.3 (2007): 248-272.
Going to Canada: The Politics and Poetics of Northern Exodus
published in Yale Journal of Criticism 18.2 (Fall 2005): 409-434.
Hipsters and jipitecas: Literary Countercultures on Both Sides of the Border
published in American Literary History 16.1 (Spring 2004): 56-84.
Caught Looking: Spectators and the Exhibition of Human Curiosities
published in Common-Place 4.2 (January 2004) <http://www.common-place.org>.
Ishi’s Two Bodies: Anthropology and Popular Culture
published in Ishi in Three Centuries, ed. Clifton B. Kroeber and Karl Kroeber. Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 2003. 18-33.
Carnival, Community, and ‘the spectacle of whitefolks,’ in Toni Morrison’s Beloved
published in Skin Deep, Spirit Strong: The Black Female Body in American Culture, ed. Kimberly Wallace Saunders. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2002. 153-181.
A Mixture of Delicious and Freak: The Queer Adams Fiction of Carson McCullers
published in American Literature 71.3 (September 1999): 551-583.
Fat Man Walking: Masculinity and Racial Geographies in James Mangold’s Copland
published in Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies 42: 5-29.
An American Tail: Freaks, Gender, and the Incorporation of History in Katherine Dunn’s Geek Love
published in Freakery: Cultural Spectacles of the Extraordinary Body, ed., Rosemarie Thomson. New York: NYU Press, 1996. 277-290.