Ann Matsuuchi

Instructional technology librarian & professor at LaGuardia Community College

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free culture, libraries, science fiction, gender, identity, Wikipedia, queer theory, comic books, Samuel R. Delany, Melvin Van Peebles and Octavia E. Butler

  • Book chapter: “‘My Books Will Be Read by Millions of People!’: The LaGuardia Community College Octavia E. Butler Project on Wikipedia” in Approaches to Teaching the Works of Octavia E. Butler. With Ximena Gallardo C. Edited by Tarshia L. Stanley. New York: Modern Language Association of America Press, 2019. ISBN: 9781603294157 [Link to chapter in the institutional repository will be permitted 1 year after publication release in 2020 with statement “originally appeared in Approaches to Teaching the Works of Octavia Butler, edited by Tarshia Stanley, published by the Modern Language Association.”]
  • Book chapter: “Japanese American Internment.” In 25 Key Events in Asian American History. Ed. Lan Dong. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC/CLIO, 2019. ISBN: 9781440860881  [Link to chapter in the institutional repository will be permitted in March 2020; “with proper credit to the original publication of the Entry in the Project, including reproducing the exact copyright notice as it appears in the Project, to deposit a copy of the Entry in a noncommercial data repository maintained by an institution of which you are a member, after an embargo period of twelve months.”]
  • “Connecting Wikipedia and the Archive: Building a Public History of HIV/AIDS in New York City”. WikiStudies 1.1 (2017):  40-64.>

  • Encyclopedia entries: “Octavia Butler: SciFi Genius, Afrofuturist Mother” and “Wonder Woman.” In Shelly Eversley and Laurie Hurson (Eds.), Equality Archive. New York, 2016.;>

  • Encyclopedia entries: “Japanese American Internment,” “Gay and Lesbian Asian Americans,” and “George Takei.” In Lan Dong (Ed.), Asian American Culture: From Anime to Tiger Moms. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO. March 2016.

  • Matsuuchi, Ann, and Alexander Lozupone. “The Doctor’s Original Face: Watching Doctor Who Episodes As Buddhist Koans.Implicit Religion 18.4 (2015): 485-497

  • “Happily Ever After”: The Tragic Queer and Delany’s Comic Book Fairy Tale.” African American Review 48.3 (2015): 271-287. [Via CUNY Academic Works, institutional repository]

  • “Wonder Woman Wears Pants: Wonder Woman, Feminism and the 1972 ‘Women’s Lib’ Issue.” Colloquy 24 (2012). [Via CUNY Academic Works, institutional repository]

  • “The Critical Thinking Skills Initiative: An Information Literacy E-Learning Collaboration.” E-learning in Libraries: Best Practices. With Barbara Carrel, Jane Devine, and Steven Ovadia. Eds. Charles Harmon and Michael Messina. Lanham: Scarecrow Press, 2013. 

  • CUNY’s Critical Thinking Skills Initiative: Redesigning workforce education through information literacy learning.” With Irene Gashurov. ACRL College & Research Libraries News 74.2 (2013): 70-73.

  • Instructional Technology Librarian & ProfessorLibraryLaGuardia Community College

BA, Philosophy & Religion – Hunter College, CUNY; MSLIS, Palmer School of Library and Information Science, Long Island University; MA, Liberal Studies/Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies – CUNY Graduate Center

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