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Sea-Ling Cheng, Wellesley College

Sea-Ling Cheng is an anthropologist whose current research focuses on issues of sexuality, prostitution, migration, trafficking, and human rights. She has conducted research in South Korea, the Philippines, Hong Kong and Shanghai. Before coming to Wellesley, she taught at the University of Hong Kong as a Visiting Assistant Professor in 2002-2003. She first arrived in the US in 2003 to take up a Rockefeller Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Program for the Study of Sexuality, Gender, Health, and Human Rights at Columbia University. Professor Cheng’s works have appeared in the following journals: Health and Human Rights, International Feminist Journal of Politics, East Asia, and Asia-Pacific Viewpoint. Some of my works have appeared in Chinese, or translated into Korean. She is currently working on her manuscript “Transnational Desires: Filipina Entertainers in US Military Camp Towns in South Korea.”.

Professor Cheng's Publications

“Popularizing Purity: Gender, Sexuality, and Nationalism in HIV/AIDS prevention for South Korean Youths.” Asia Pacific Viewpoint. Vol.46 (1):7-20.

“Interrogating the Absence of HIV/AIDS Prevention for Migrant Sex Workers in South Korea.” Health and Human Rights (2004) Vol 7(2). Interrogating the Absence of HIV_AIDS Prevention for Migrant Sex Workers in South Korea

“Vagina Dialogues?: Critical Reflections from Hong Kong on The Vagina Monologues as a Worldwide Movement” in International Feminist Journal of Politics (2004) Vol 6(2).

“‘R & R’ on a ‘Hardship Tour’: GIs and Filipina Enteratiners in South Korea” in American Sexuality, Issue 5.

“Changing Lives, Changing Selves: ‘Trafficked’ Filipina Entertainers in Korea” in Anthropology in Action 2002. Vol 9 (1): 13-20.

“Korean Men’s Passions for Manhood” in Contemporary Criticism. 2002. Vol 20:255-276. (Translated into Korean)

“Learning to Love, Dying for Love” in Magdalena House (ed) (2002) Courageous Women who Ride the Wolves. Seoul: Sam-in Publisher (With Support from the Korea Human Rights Foundation). (Translated into Korean)

“Assuming Manhood: Prostitution and Patriotic Passions in Korea” in East Asia: an international quarterly (2001) Vol 18(4):40-78. Assuming Manhood Prostitution and Patriotic Passions in Korea

“Muckraking and Stories Untold: Ethnography Meets Journalism on Trafficked Women and the US Military” in Sexuality Research & Social Policy (2008) Vol 5(4):6-18. Muckraking and Stories Untold

“Commentary on Hughes, Chon, and Ellerman” in Violence Against Women (2008) Vol 14(3): 359-363. Commentary on Hughes

 

 

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  1. Muckraking and Stories Untold: Ethnography Meets Journalism on Trafficked Women in the U.S. Military by Sea-Ling Cheng
  2. Interrogating the Absence of HIV/AIDS Prevention for Migrant Sex Workers in South Korea by Sea-Ling Cheng
  3. Commentary on Hughes, Chon, and Ellerman by Sea-Ling Cheng
  4. Assuming manhood: Prostitution and patriotic passions in Korea by Sea-Ling Cheng
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