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Refereed Articles


Soo Ah Kwon and Mimi Thi Nguyen, “Non-Profits, NGOs, and ‘Community Engagement:’ Refiguring the Project of ‘Activism’ in Gender and Women’s Studies and Ethnic Studies.” In “Incorporation and Excess: Politics In and Against Neoliberalism” Special Issue, edited by Soniya Mushi and Craig Willse. Scholar and Feminist 13:2 (Spring 2016).

Mimi Thi Nguyen, “Minor Threats.”“Queering Archives” Special Issue, edited by Kevin Murphy, Daniel Marshall, Zeb Tortorici, Radical History Review 122 (May 2015): 11-24.

Mimi Thi Nguyen, “The Hoodie as Sign, Screen, Expectation, and Force.” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 40:4 (Summer 2015): 791-816. Included in the Signs open-access virtual issue, “Feminist Resources for #TheResistance,” Summer 2017.


Mimi Thi Nguyen, “Diasporic Erotic: Love, Loss, and the Copy.” Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies 28:1 (May 2013): 68-101.


Mimi Thi Nguyen, “Riot Grrrl, Race, and Revival.” “Punk Anteriors: Genealogy, Performance, Theory” Special Issue, edited by Beth Stinson and Fiona I.B.  Ngô, Women & Performance 22:2-3 (July-November 2012): 173-196.


Fiona I.B. Ngô, Mimi Thi Nguyen, and Mariam B. Lâm. “Guest Editors’ Introduction: Special Issue on Southeast Asian American Studies.” positions: asia critique 20:3 (Summer 2012): 671-684.


Mimi Thi Nguyen, “The Biopower of Beauty: Humanitarian Imperialisms and Global Feminisms in the War on Terror.” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 26.2  (Winter 2011): 359-383.


Select Other Writing


Mimi Thi Nguyen, “Untitled.” In Teaching Resistance, edited by John Mink. San Francisco: AK Press, 2019.

Mimi Thi Nguyen, “The Government Might Not Love You, But I Do.” In ArtLeaks Gazette 5,  April 2019: 70-72. 

Mimi Thi Nguyen, “Dressed Down: The Politics of Hijab.” In ARTFORUM, Summer 2017.

Mimi Thi Nguyen, “Profiling Surfaces.” In The Funambulist Papers, Vol. 2, edited by Leopold Lambert. New York: Punctum Books, 2015. 8-13.


Mimi Thi Nguyen and Golnar S. Nikpour, Punk. New York: Guillotine Press, 2013 (Second printing 2014; third printing 2018).

Mimi Thi Nguyen and Golnar S. Nikpour (French trans. by Nathan Golshem), “Le punk est une cible mouvante.” In Demain Les Flammes No. 1, 2016. pp. 56-84.

Mimi Thi Nguyen, “Afterward.” In Punkademics: The Basement Show in the Ivory Toweredited by Zack Furness. New York: Minor Compositions/Autonomedia, 2012. pp. 217-223.


 Mimi Thi Nguyen, “'In the arms of Pirates, Under the bodies of Sailors:' Diaspora, Desire, and Danger in Nguyen Tan Hoang's PIRATED!” In Charlie Don't Surf: Four Vietnamese American Artists, ed. Viet Le, Centre A., Vancouver, 2005. pp. 66-75.


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