Sean Metzger

sean_metzgerSean Metzger is an Associate Professor in the UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television and the current president of Performance Studies international.  He works on performance and visual culture (art, fashion, film, theater) with particular slants on queer theory, Asian American, Chinese transnational, and Caribbean studies. The author of Chinese Looks: Fashion, Performance, Race (Indiana University Press, 2014),Metzger has also co-edited four collections of essays: Embodying Asian/American Sexualities with Gina Masequesmay (Lexington, 2009);Futures of Chinese Cinema: Technologies and Temporalities in Chinese Screen Cultures with Olivia Khoo (Intellect, 2009); Race, Space, Place: The Making and Unmaking of Freedoms in the Atlantic World with Michaeline Crichlow (a special issue of Cultural Dynamics, Nov. 2009); Islands, Images, Imaginaries with Francisco J. Hernández Adrián and Michaeline Crichlow (a special issue of Third Text, 2014). With John Clum, he co-edited an anthology of dramatic texts entitled Awkward Stages: Plays about Growing up Gay (Cambria, 2015). Metzger is working on a second book, The Chinese Atlantic: Seascapes and the Theatricality of Globalizatio

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