Gitzen CV


n.d. “A City in a Bunker in a City: Demilitarizing Art in South Korea.” Museum Anthropology. (accepted)

n.d. “Viral Entanglements: Biosecurity, Sexuality, and HIV/AIDS in South Korea.” Current Anthropology. (accepted)

2022. “‘Minute by Minute’: The Radical Presentism of Queer Youth Sexuality.” Sexuality & Culture. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12119-022-09969-3

2021. “The Queer Way in South Korea.” East Asia Forum Quarterly 13(4): 24-25. (invited commentary) Link to article

2021. “The Limits of Family: Military Law and Sex Panics in Contemporary South Korea.” positions: asia critique 29(3): 607-632.

2021. “Narratives of the Homoerotic Soldier: The Fleshiness of the South Korean Military.” Cultural Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/09502386.2021.1919166

2018. “Sex/Gender Insecurities: Trans Bodies and the South Korean Military.” Co-Author, Horim Yi. TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly 5(3): 376-391. Link to article

2014. “Bad Mothers and ‘Abominable Lovers’: Goodness and Gayness in Korea.” In Mothering in East Asian Communities: Politics and Practices. Patti Duncan and Gina Wong, eds. Bradford, Ontario: 145-157. Link to article

2013. “Affective Resistance: Objects of Korean Popular Music.” International Journal of Asia-Pacific Studies 9(1): 5-36. Link to article


2021. “Pandemic Surveillance and Homophobia in South Korea.” Co-Author, Wonkeun Chun. Items: Insights from the Social Sciences, Social Science Research Council. September 24. Link to article

2020. “Tracing homophobia in South Korea’s coronavirus surveillance program.” The Conversation. June 18. Link to article

2020. “Banal Security.” Anthropology News website. June 17. Link to article

2020. “Viral Living.” Social Anthropology/Anthropologie SocialeLink to article

2019. “The Surveillance Cyborg.” Co-Author, Alexander Wolff. Platypus: The CASTAC Blog. April 5. Link to article

2019. “Towards a Queer Art of Surveillance in South Korea.” Co-Author, Alexander Wolff. Platypus: The CASTAC Blog. March 12. Link to article

2018. “Curating Peninsular Destruction.” Anthropology News website. November 28. DOI: 10.1111/AN.1045. Link to article

2017. “Empire of Precarity: Queerness, South Korea, and Donald Trump.” Huffington Post Korea. January 1. Link to article


2021. Review of Viral Economies: Bird Flu Experiments in Vietnam by Natalie Porter. Asian Journal of Social Science 49: 177-178.

2018. Review of Curative Violence: Rehabilitating Disability, Gender, and Sexuality in Modern Korea by Eunjung Kim. Postcolonial Text 13(3). Link to review