Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Forthcoming – “‘Plow Him Like a Queen’: Glamorous Female Masculinity in Broad City.” Television & New Media.

Forthcoming – “Teaching for Coalition: Dismantling ‘Jewish-Progressive Conflict’ through Feminist and Queer Pedagogy.” Frontiers 40.2. Forthcoming.

2018 – “Failed Fatherhood and the ‘Trap of Ambivalence’: Assimilation, Homonormativity, and Effeminophobia in The New Normal.” Journal of Homosexuality. https://doi.org/10.1080/00918369.2018.1510263.

2017 – “(Un)Covering in the Classroom: Managing Stigma Beyond the Closet.” Feminist Teacher 26.1 (2017): 72-82.

Articles in Process

Revised & Resubmitted – “Jewy/Screwy Leading Lady: Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and the Critique of Rom-Com Femininity.” Submitted to the Journal of Modern Jewish Studies.

In Review – “Melodramatized Muscleman: Ethnicity, Comedy, and ‘Likable’ White Male Backlash in Thor: Ragnarok.” Submitted to Post Script.

Secondary Specialty: Peer Reviewed Articles on Feminist Sex-Education

2019 – “Laughing to Sexual Education: Feminist Pedagogy of Laughter as a Model for Holistic Sex Education.” Sex Education. 2019. (co-authored with Kristen A. Kolenz).

2017 – “Relaxing the Straight Male Anus: Reducing Homohysteria Around Male Anal Pleasure.” Sexualities. 2017. (co-authored with Susan Ekberg Stiritz and Eric Anderson).

2012 – “Teaching Men’s Receptive Pleasure: Challenging Gender Norms with ‘Prostage’ Education.” American Journal of Sexuality Education. 7.4 (2012): 404-428. (co-authored with Susan Ekberg Stiritz).

Book Reviews

2016 – Branfman, Jonathan. Book Review: A View from the Bottom: Asian American Masculinity and Sexual Representation, by Hoang Tan Nguyen. Sexualities  (2016).

2015 – Branfman, Jonathan. Book Review: Race in Translation: Culture Wars Around the Postcolonial Atlantic, by Robert Stam and Ella Shohat. Interventions  (2015).

Educational Publications

2019 – Branfman, J. You Be You: The Kid’s Guide to Gender, Sexuality & Family. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

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Illustrated by Julie Benbassat.  Nineteen foreign-language editions include Chinese, Arabic, Spanish, and Russian. Publisher’s Weekly review here.

 

 

 

 


Conference Presentations

2018 – Branfman, J. “‘Two Jewesses Tryin’ to Make a Buck”’: Jewish Female Masculinity and Feminist Utopias in Broad City.’ Presentation at the Association for Jewish Studies Conference, Boston, MA. December 2018.

2018 – Branfman, J. “‘Two Jewesses Tryin’ to Make a Buck”’: Jewish Female Masculinity and Feminist Utopias in Broad City.’ Presentation at the National Women’s Studies Association Conference, Atlanta, GA. November 10, 2018.

2017 – Branfman, J. “‘Where’s the Bathroom?!’ ‘Jewing’ Race, Gender & Sexuality in Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.” Presentation at the American Jewish Studies Conference, Washington, DC. December 18, 2017.

2017 – Branfman, J. “Coalitional Feminist Pedagogy: Linking Racism, Islamophobia and Anti-Semitism in the Era of Donald Trump.” Presentation at the National Women’s Studies Association Conference, Baltimore, MD. November 18, 2017.

2016 – Branfman, J. “Men of Israel: Pornography and the Gay Muscle Jew.” Presentation at the National Women’s Studies Association Conference, Montréal, Canada. November 11, 2016.

2016 – Branfman, J. “Unmasking Jewtopia: Precarious Whiteness & Jewish Drag.” Presentation at the American Men’s Studies association Conference, Ann Arbor, MI. April 3, 2016.

2015 – Branfman, J. “Cruising Jewtopia: Gender Deviance & Precarious Whiteness.” Presentation at the National Women’s Studies Association Conference, Milwaulkee, WI. November 14, 2015.

2014 – Branfman, J. “Silly Fairies & Badass Faggots: Insubordinate(?) Anti-Masculinities on TV.” Presentation at the National Women’s Studies Association Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico. November 16, 2014.

2014 – Branfman, J. “Silly Fairies & Badass Faggots: Toward Effeminophilic Television.” Presentation at the Popular Culture Association National Conference, Chicago, IL. April 17, 2014.

2013 – Branfman, J. & Stiritz, S.E. “Teaching Men’s Anal Pleasure: Challenging Gender Norms with ‘Prostage’ Education.” Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Western Regional Conference. Los Angeles, CA. 2013. April 22, 2013.