Ph.D., English Literature, Rutgers University
M.A., English Literature, Rutgers University
B.A., English Literature and History, Swarthmore College
Asian American Literature and Cultural Studies
Independent and Experimental Film and Video
Gender and Queer Theory
Feminist and Queer Studies
"Reading Realness: Paris is Burning, Wildness, and Queer and Transgender Documentary Practice," The Blackwell Companion to Documentary Cinema, eds. Alisa Lebow and Alexandra Juhasz, Wiley-Blackwell, 2014.
"I-Hotel," Routledge Companion to Asian American and Pacific Islander Literature and Culture, ed. Rachel Lee, Routledge, 2014.
The Memory Village: Fakeness and the Forging of Family in Asian American Literature and Film, Duke University Press, forthcoming.
“Collective Orgasm: The Ecocyberpornography of Shu Lea Cheang,” forthcoming in Women’s Studies Quarterly, v. 35, nos. 1&2 (Spring/Summer 2007).
“The Asian American Fakeness Canon, 1972-2002,” Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, v. 32, no. 1 (Spring 2007).
“Screen Memories: Fakeness in Asian American Media Practice,” F is for Phony: Fake Documentary and Truth’s Undoing, eds. Alexandra Juhasz and Jesse Lerner, University of Minnesota Press, 2006.
“Visual Perversions: Race, Sex, and Cinematic Pleasure,” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, v. 31, no. 3 (2006).
“’High-Class Fakery’: Race, Sex and Class in the Screenwriting of Winnifred Eaton (1925-1931)” Quarterly Review of Film and Video, v. 23, no. 1 (January-March 2006). “Painting With an Eraser,” catalogue essay for Allan Desouza show The Lost Pictures, Los Angeles and New York, 2004.
“Passionate Interaction: an Interview with Patty Chang,” X-TRA v.5, no.1, 2003. Reprinted in Camera Obscura 54, v.8, no. 3 (2003).
“Bad Asians, The Sequel: Continuing Trends in Queer API Film and Video,” Millennium Film Journal no. 39 (2003).
Featured interview in Women of Vision: Histories in Feminist Film and Video, ed. Alexandra Juhasz, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2001.
“Virtual White: Generating Race in New Media,” Annals of Scholarship: Art Practices and the Human Sciences in a Global Culture, v.14, no.1 (Spring 2001).
"Bad Asians: New Media by Queer Asian American Artists," in COUNTERVISIONS: Asian American Film Criticism, eds. Darrell Hamamoto and Sandra Liu, Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2000.
Introduction for Miss Nume of Japan by Onoto Watanna (Winnifred Eaton). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.
"Uses of the Erotic: Sexuality and Difference in Lesbian Film and Video," Art Papers, v 18, no. 6 (November/December 1994).
Dr. Oishi was Co-Principal Investigator of the Race and Independent Media Project at the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center and was a fellow-in-residence at the Humanities Research Institute at UC Irvine for the fall 2006 semester. She is also an independent film and video curator.