recent publications by SPAN funding recipients

The following publications are based on research that was fully or partially funded by SPAN. To learn more about other recipients of SPAN funding, click here.


  • Carrillo, Héctor and Amanda Hoffman (2016) “From MSM to Heteroflexibilities: Non-exclusive Straight Male Identities and their Implications for HIV Prevention and Health Promotion.” Global Public Health 11, nos. 7-8: 923-936. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26783732
  • Carrillo, Héctor. Pathways of Desire: The Sexual Migration of Mexican Gay Men. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017)
  • DeVito, Michael A., Walker, Ashley Marie and Birnholtz, Jeremy . 2018. “Too Gay for Facebook:” Presenting LGBTQ+ Identity Throughout the Personal Social Media Ecosystem. In Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction, Vol. 2, CSCW, Article 44 (November 2018). ACM, New York, NY. 23 pages. https://doi.org/10.1145/3274313

  • Doak, Connor. “The malen’kii chelovek [little man] in Almaty: Masculinity in Nariman Turebaev’s Films,” KinoKultura 54, Oct 2016. http://www.kinokultura.com/2016/54-doak-turebaev.shtml.
  • Doak, Connor. “The Emotion as Such: Un/masking the Poet in Mayakovsky’s Early Lyrics and Drama” in Behind the Masks of Modernism: Global and Transitional Perspectives, ed. Andrew Reynolds and Bonnie Roos. Gainesville, FL: University of Florida Press, 2016, 135–157.
  • Doak, Connor. “What’s Papa For? Paternal Intimacy and Distance in Chekhov’s Early Stories,” Slavic and East European Journal 59.4, Winter 2015, 517-541.
  • Enteen, Jillana. Import/Export: Thai English as Transnational Sexuality Studies (Onyx Press, October 2015).
  • Enteen, Jillana. “Transitioning Online: Cosmetic Surgery Tourism in Thailand” Television and New Media Studies 15:3, 2014.
  • Epstein, Steven. “Governing Sexual Health: Bridging Biocitizenship and Sexual Citizenship.” Forthcoming in Kelly Happe, Jenell Johnson, and Marina Levina (eds.), Biocitizenship: Lively Subjects, Embodied Sociality, and Posthuman Politics (New York: NYU Press, in press).
  • Fitzpatrick, C. and Birnholtz, J. (2016) ““I Shut the Door”: Interactions, Tensions, and Negotiations from a Location-Based Social App,” Paper presented at the Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA),  Fukuoka, Japan, June 9-13
  • Fitzpatrick, C., Handel, M., Brubaker, J, and Birnholtz, J. (2014) “Identity, Identification and Identifiability: The Language of Self-Presentation on a Location-Based Mobile Dating App,” in Proceedings of the 2014 Conference on Mobile Human-Computer Interaction (MobileHCI), Toronto, Canada, September 23-26, pp. 3-12.
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  • Forstie, Clare. 2017. “Ambivalently post-lesbian: LBQ friendships in the rural Midwest.” Journal of Lesbian Studies.
  • Forstie, Clare. 2017. “A New Framing for an Old Sociology of Intimacy.” Sociology Compass.
  • Forstie, Clare and Gary Alan Fine. 2017. “Signaling Perversion: Senator David Walsh and the Politics of Euphemism and Dysphemism.” Sexualities.
  • Ghaziani, Amin and Ryan Stillwagon. 2018. “Queer Pop-ups.” Contexts 17(1):78-80.
  • Green, Kai M. “The Essential I/Eye in We: A Black TransFeminist Approach to Ethnographic Film,” Kai M. Green, Black Camera, 6, no. 2 (Spring 2015) (pp. 187-200).
  • Hartman, Beth. “Taking It Off for Fun: Striptease, Leisure, and Labor in the Midwestern U.S.,” in Reflecting on America:Anthropological Views of U.S. Culture, 2d edition, edited by Clare Boulanger, Left Coast Press (forthcoming).
  • Krell, Elias. “Is Transmisogyny Killing Trans Women of Color? Black Trans Feminisms and the Exigencies of White Femininity.” The Issue of Blackness. Special Issue. Transgender Studies Quarterly 4:2 (2017): 226-242.
  • Krell, Elias. “White Noise: Joe Stevens Trans/forming Gender, Race, and Disability.” Voice Studies Handbook. Eds. Katherine Meizel and Nina Eidsheim. Oxford University Press, 2017.
  • Krell, Elias. “‘Who’s the Crack Whore at the End?’ Performance, Violence, and Borderlands in the Music of Yva Las Vegass.” Text & Performance Quarterly 35.3 (2015): 5-41.
  • Langes, Rae. “Cornholes and Corn Mothers: Cooking up Queer Futures in Anatural Birth,” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 20, no. 4 (2014), Duke University Press.
  • Leng, KirstenSexual Politics and Feminist Science: Women Sexologists in Germany, 1900–1933. Cornell University Press, 2018
  • Minor, Olive Melissa. “‘They Wrote ‘Gay’ on Her File’: Transgender Ugandans in HIV Prevention and Treatment.” Culture, Health & Sexuality 18.1 (2015): 1–15.
  • Mitchell, Gregory. Tourist Attractions: Performing Race & Masculinity in Brazil’s Sexual Economy.  University of Chicago Press.  2016.
  • Mitchell, Gregory. “Evangelical Ecstasy Meets Feminist Fury: Sex Trafficking, Moral Panics, and Homonationalism during Global Sporting Events.”  GLQ. Vol 22: No 3. 2016. 325-357.
  • Mitchell, Gregory. “Economies of Masculinity: Variants of Male Sex Work in Urban Brazil” in Men Who Sell Sex: Global Perspectives.  Eds. Richard Parker and Peter Aggleton.  Routledge. 2014. 68-81
  • Newcomb, M. E., Macapagal, K. R., Feinstein, B. A., Bettin, E., Swann, G., & Whitton, S. W. (2017). Integrating HIV prevention and relationship education for young same-sex male couples: A pilot trial of the 2GETHER intervention. AIDS and Behavior. Epub 1/12/2017.
  • Norton, Aaron T. 2017. “Foreskin and the molecular politics of risk.” Social Studies of Science.
  • Patterson-Faye, Courtney J. “ ‘I Like The Way You Move’: Theorizing Fat, Black and Sexy.” Sexualities Vol. 19, No. 8 (2016): 926-944.
  • Patterson, Courtney J. “Is It Just Baby F(Ph)at?: Black Female Teenagers, Body Size and Sexuality,” in Contemporary Black Female Sexualities, Melancon, Trimiko and Joanne Braxton, eds. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2015.
  • Rodriguez, Sarah. Female Circumcision and Clitoridectomy in the United States: A History of A Medical Treatment, University of Rochester Press.
  • Russell, A. M., Galvin, K. M., Harper, M. M., & Clayman, M. L. (2016). “A comparison of heterosexual and LGBTQ cancer survivors’ outlooks on relationships, family building, possible infertility, and patient-doctor fertility risk communication.” Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 10(1). http://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2Fs11764-016-0524-9.pdf.
  • Scott, Karly-Lynne. “Performing Labour: Ethical Spectatorship and the Communication of Labour Conditions in Pornography,” Porn Studies, 3, no. 2. July, 2016.
  • Vogler, Stefan. 2016. “Legally Queer: The Construction of Sexuality in LGBQ Asylum Claims.” Law & Society Review 50(4):856-889.
  • Waidzunas, Tom, and Steven Epstein. “‘For Men Arousal Is Orientation’: Bodily Truthing, Technosexual Scripts, and the Materialization of Sexualities through the Phallometric Test.” Social Studies of Science 45, no. 2 (2015): 187-213. http://sss.sagepub.com/content/45/2/187.

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