I am a final-year PhD candidate at the National University of Singapore. My dissertation focuses on feminist narratives in contemporary Southeast Asian films, especially those written and directed by women. More broadly, I have written on James Bond films and popular media through feminist perspectives. My work been published in Language in Society, Feminist Media Studies, and Discourse, Context, and Media.


White hot heroes: Semiotics of race and sexuality in Hollywood ninja films. (Co-authored with Mie Hiramoto) Language and Communication, vol. 71, 2020, 56-67.

Racializing heterosexuality: Non-normativity and East Asian characters in James Bond films. (Co-authored with Mie Hiramoto) Language in Society, vol. 48, no. 4, 2019, 541-563.

Iron lady to old lady: the neutering of James Bond’s M. Feminist Media Studies, vol. 18, no. 1, 2018, 94-107.

Mediatization of East Asia in James Bond films. (Co-authored with Mie Hiramoto) Discourse, Context and Media, vol. 23, 2018, 6-15.

Response to ‘Seeking God in early Bergman: The cases of The Seventh Seal and Winter Light. CINEJ Cinema Journal, vol.2, no. 1, 2012, 42-57.

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