Selected Articles

“Is There Dyslexia Without Reading?” Disability Studies Quarterly, 2022.

COVID Mask Wearing: Identity and Materiality, East Asian Science, Technology, and Society, with Scott Knowles and Rashawn Ray, 2022.

“Change your Face, Change your Life?: Prison Plastic Surgery as a Way to Reduce Recidivism,” Journal for the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, 2022.

“#sorrynotsorry: A Teaching Module on Advertising Errors in the Digital Age,” Advertising & Society Quarterly, 2020.

“Staying Angry: Black women’s resistance to racialized forgiveness in U.S. police shootings,” Women’s Studies in Communication, 2020.

“Deglamming as Estrangement: Ugly in Monster, The Hours, and Cake,” Cinema Journal, 2020.” 

“A Super Useless Super Hero: The Positive Framing of Super Recognition,” Semiotic Review, 2019.

“Saving Faces,” Canadian Medical Association Journal, 2018

“Victorian Blockbuster Bodies and the Freakish Pleasure of Looking,” Nineteenth-Century Contexts, 2016.

“Bodies of Digital Celebrity,” Public Culture, 2015

“Exceptions to the Rule: Chabad-Lubavitch and the Digital Sphere,” Journal of Media and Religion, 2014

Pearl, Sastre “The Image is (Not) the Event: Negotiating the Pedagogy of Controversial Images,” Visual Communication Quarterly, 2014

“Teaching Atrocity Without Images,” AfterImage, 2013

“Invictus as Coronation: Creating and Exporting a King,” Safundi: The Journal of South African and American Studies, 2012

“Neither Black Nor White: Drawing Irish Americans.” Éire-Ireland, 2009

“Through a Mediated Mirror: The Photographic Physiognomy of Dr. Hugh Welch Diamond,” History of Photography, 2009

“Building Beauty: Physiognomy on The Gas-Lit Stage,” Endeavour, 2006