Class offered for Spring 2018

SXS702 Sexuality in Historical Perspective


Previously offered courses 


Undergraduate courses

ETHS380/SXS380 ONLINE Coloring Queer

ETHS380/HMSX380 Coloring Queer

Award and Grants

La Raza Centro Legal Anniversary Gala Honoree, 2016.

Organization of American Historians’ Summer Residency in Japan, 2014.

Houston Distinguished Visiting Professor, 2014.

Willie Walker Award for Community Service, GLBT Historical Society, 2013.

Peg Brand Distinguished Lecturer, Indiana University, 2013.

Red Envelope Giving Circle Grant, 2012.

SFSU Community University Empowerment Grant, 2011.

UCLA Institute of American Cultures Postdoctoral Fellow, 2007-2008.
Huntington Library Mayers Fellow, 2006-2007.

Works in Progress

Sex Acts: Race, Leisure and Power in Turn-of-the-Century San Francisco, book manuscript under review at University of Colorado Press.


“Making Whites from the Dark Side: Teaching Whiteness Studies at San Francisco State University,” in queue at History Teacher.


Review of Stranger Intimacy: Contesting Race, Sexuality, and Law in the North American West by Nayan Shah, in queue at Pacific Historical Review.








Queer Compulsions: Race, Nation, and Sexuality in the Affairs of Yone Noguchi

(Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2012)


Introduction reprinted in Journal of Transnational American Studies 4, no. 1 (2012), available at


Amy Sueyoshi

Amy Sueyoshi is Associate Dean of the College of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University, the first and only college in the nation that houses the five departments of Africana Studies, American Indian Studies, Asian American Studies, Latina/o Studies, and Race and Resistance Studies.  She holds a Ph.D. in history from University of California, Los Angeles and a B.A. from Barnard College of Columbia University. She oversees the curriculum and program development of four majors, six minors, two M.A. programs, and a post-baccalaureate certificate.


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