Books and Novels
Queer Ventennio


Italian Masculinity as Queer Meolodrama


Aesthetic Modernism and Masculinity in Fascist Italy


The Ethics of Marginality


When the Parrot Boy Sings


The Blue Ladys Hands


Published Works

Articles Published in Refereed Journals

  • Champagne, J. G. (2017). Queer Unhistoricism in a Transdisciplinary Frame: Luca Signorelli's Male Nudes. California Italian Studies, 7 (1), 28.
  • Champagne, J. G. (2017). Queer Effractions: Male to Male Porn and the Pursuit of Self-Shattering. New Cinemas, 14(2). ISBN/ISSN #/Case #/DOI #: 1474-2756
  • Champagne, J. G. (2016). “Il mito Americano” and Fascist Era Masculinities; In Memory of Jane Dunnett. Modern Language Review, 3(4), 988-1003.
  • Champagne, J. G. (Co-Author/Presenter, 60%), & Clasby, D. (2016). What is an Italian Jew? Italian Jewish Subjectivities and the Jewish Museum of Rome. NeMLA Italian Studies, 37.
  • Champagne, J. G. (2016). Making and Unmaking Primo Levi. boundary 2.
  • Champagne, J. G. (2014). Anti-Zionism as Antisemitism: the case of Italy. boundary 2.
  • Champagne, J. G. (2014). Italian masculinity as queer: an immoderate proposal. g/s/i.
  • Champagne, J. G. (2014). Floating Call Boys and Agile Homosexuals. Journal of Homosexuality, 61(7), 923-39.
  • Champagne, J. G. (2013). Fascism and Images of Masculinity in Three Plays by Pirandello. Pirandello Studies, 33. ISBN/ISSN #/Case #/DOI #: 1471-9363
  • Champagne, J. G. (2013). Sandro Penna and Anti-Oedipal Impegno. Modern Italy, 18(4).
  • Champagne, J. G. (2013). The Unknown Woman as a Man: Gender Identity and Come tu mi vuoi. Pirandello Studies, 33. ISBN/ISSN #/Case #/DOI #: 1471-9363
  • Champagne, J. G. (2013). A View from the West: Italian Film Studies or Italian Film Studies. The Italianist, 33(2), 8.
  • Champagne, J. G. (2012). Whither Interdisciplinarity? Fragments from an Intellectual Autobiography. Iris, 1.
  • Champagne, J. G. (2011). Teaching in the Corporate University: Assessment as a Labor Issue. AAUP Journal of Academic Freedom(2).
  • Champagne, J. G. (2011). Qu(e)erying ‘My Man Bovanne. Women’s Studies, An Interdisciplinary Journal, 40(6), 748-761.
  • Champagne, J. G. (2010). Bassani’s The Garden of the Finzi-Continis and Italian ‘Queers.’. CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture, 12(1).
  • Champagne, J. G. (2009). Editorial Policy and Peer Review. PMLA, 124(2), 662-3.
  • Champagne, J. G. (2008). Walt Whitman, Our Great Gay Poet? Journal of Homosexuality, 55(4), 648-664.
  • Champagne, J. G. (2007). ‘Job Seekers’ and ‘Enterprise Incubators’: Educational Reform in Tunisia. Changing English, 14(2), 201-215.
  • Champagne, J. G. (2005). A Feminist Pirandello: Female Agency in ‘As You Desire Me.'. Forum Italicum, 39(1), 49-72.
  • Champagne, J. G. (2002). Politika identiteta. [Political Identity.].
  • Champagne, J. G. (2002). Undoing Oedipus: Feminism and Michael Haneke’s The Piano Teacher. Bright Lights Film Journal, 36.
  • Champagne, J. G. (2000). Among Good Christian Peoples: Teaching Etel Adnan's "Sitt Marie Rose". College Literature, 27(3), 47-70.
  • Champagne, J. G. (1999). Transnationally Queer? A Prolegomena. Socialist Review, 27(1/2), 143-164.
  • Champagne, J. G. (1998). Nietzsche, Autobiography, History: Mourning and Martin and John. The Journal of Homosexuality, 34(3/4), 177-204.
  • Champagne, J. G. (1997). Dancing Queen? Feminist and Gay Male Spectatorship in Three Recent Films from Australia. Film Criticism, 21(3), 66-88.
  • Champagne, J. G. (1997). "Stop Reading Films!": Film Studies, Close Analysis, and Gay Pornography. Cinema Journal, 36(4), 76-97.
  • Champagne, J. G. (1996). "A Feminist Just like Us?" Teaching Mariama BÂ's so Long a Letter. College English, 58(1), 22-42.
  • Champagne, J. G. (1995). "Teaching Theory Queerly: An Introduction. Focus, Teaching English Language Arts, XXI(2), 63-70.
  • Champagne, J. G. (1994). Psychoanalysis and Cinema Studies: A ‘Queer’ Perspective. Post Script, 14(1), 32-43.
  • Champagne, J. G. (1993). Seven Speculations on Queers and Class. The Journal of Homosexuality, 26(1), 159-174.

Parts of Books

  • Champagne, J. G. (forthcoming). Italian Studies' Queer Possibilities. John D Calandra Italian American Institute. Peer-reviewed/refereed.
  • Champagne, J. G. (2015). Sandro Penna, Queer Intellettuale Impegnato. In Alex Standen (Ed.), Gendering Commitment (pp. 63-92). UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Peer-reviewed/refereed. ISBN/ISSN #/Case #/DOI #: 1-4438-7640-2
  • Champagne, J. G. (2013). 'Et Alors/And So?'. In Michael Luongo (Ed.), (pp. 55-69). Berlin: Bruno Gmunder. Peer-reviewed/refereed.
  • Champagne, J. G. (2013). On the Uses and Disadvantages of a History of the Other. In Brenda Longfellow, Scott MacKenzie and Thomas Waugh (Eds.), (pp. 351-70). Canada: McGill-Queens University Press. Peer-reviewed/refereed. ISBN/ISSN #/Case #/DOI #: 9780773541443
  • Champagne, J. G. (2007). Last Winter, In Marrakech. In Michael Luongo (Ed.), (pp. 161-174). Binghamton: NY: Haworth Press. Peer-reviewed/refereed.
  • Champagne, J. G. (2007). 'Gay' and 'Gender Identity'. In Fedwa Malti-Douglas (Ed.), (pp. 606-610, 614-616). Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale. Peer-reviewed/refereed.
  • Champagne, J. G. (2002). Among Good Christian Peoples: Teaching Etel Adnan’s Sitt Marie Rose. In Lisa Suhair Majaj and Amal Amireh (Eds.), (pp. 153-175). Jefferson. North Carolina: McFarland & Company. Peer-reviewed/refereed.
  • Champagne, J. G. (1999). 'Adult Bookstores,' 'Class,' 'Identity Politics,' 'Phone Sex,' 'Pornography,' 'Sexual Practices,' 'Tearooms.'. In George E. Haggerty (Ed.), (pp. 12-13, 197–99, 463–65, 686, 701–03, 788–91, 866–68). New York: Garland. Peer-reviewed/refereed.
  • Champagne, J. G. (1997). 'She’s Right Behind You’: Gossip, Innuendo, and Rumor in the (De)Formation of Gay and Lesbian Studies. New York: NYU Press. Peer-reviewed/refereed.
  • Champagne, J. G. (1996). Homo Academicus. In Paul Smith (Ed.), (pp. 49-79). Westview Press: Boulder. Peer-reviewed/refereed.
  • Champagne, J. G. (1995). Interrupted Pleasure: A Foucauldian Reading of Hard Core, A Hard Core (Mis)Reading of Foucault. In Barry Smart (Ed.), (6), (pp. 214-234). London: Routledge. Peer-reviewed/refereed.
  • Champagne, J. G. (1993). Stabat Madonna. (pp. 111-38). Pittsburgh, PA: Cleis. Peer-reviewed/refereed. ISBN/ISSN #/Case #/DOI #: 939416-71-9

Book Reviews

  • Champagne, J. G. (2019, August 31). [Review of the book Review of Mauro Giori, Homosexuality and Italian Cinema: From the Fall of Fascism to the Years of Lead.]. gender/sexuality/Italy, 6.
  • Champagne, J. G. (2016, May). [Review of the book Review, Margherita Sarfatti, My Fault]. Journal of Modern Italian Studies.
  • Champagne, J. G. (2014, August). [Review of the book Of Politics, Aesthetics, and Guilty Subjects]. SubStance, 43(2). 193-206.
  • Champagne, J. G. (2013, December 4). [Review of the book Michael Shapiro, Studies in Trans-Disciplinary Method, edited by Mark Edward]. Global Discourse.
  • Champagne, J. G. (2013, April). [Review of the book Modernitalia]. Modernism/modernity, 20(2). 407-409.
  • Champagne, J. G. (2003, June). [Review of the book Gay Fandom and Crossover Stardom]. Quarterly Review of Film and Video, 20(2). 6.
  • Champagne, J. G. (2002). [Review of the book The Easy Way Out]. GLQ, 8(1-2). 227-240.
  • Champagne, J. G. (2000, November). [Review of the book Out Takes]. Quarterly Review of Film and Video, 17(4). 5.

Other Works

Blog, Refereed

Fiction, Online Literary Journal, Refereed

Fiction, Print Literary Journal

  • Champagne, J. G. (2006). Tunis, I Remember. River Walk Journal.

Journal Article, Academic Journal

  • Champagne, J. G. (1997). A Comment on "The Class Politics of Queer Theory". College English, 59(3), 350-51.

Liner note essay, CD, Nonrefereed

  • Champagne, J. G. (2016). "Whitman, Fascist Ambiguity, and Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s Covert Critique." Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Whitman Songs and Shakespeare Sonnets. Oberlin Music label.

Newsletter, Refereed

  • Champagne, J. G. (2009). "Professor as Studente." H&SS News. (pp. 7).
  • Champagne, J. G. (2007). "Letter from Tunisia." H&SS News. (pp. 4-5).

Non Fiction, Print Literary Journal

  • Champagne, J. G. (2009). Homosexuality, Tunisian Style. The Gay and Lesbian Review, 16(3), 28-30.
  • Champagne, J. G. (2005). Acting Like a Man. Harrington Gay Men’s Fiction Quarterly, 7(1), 101-114.

Poetry, Print Literary Journal

  • Champagne, J. G. (2006). Love Poem. The Gay and Lesbian Review, 13(3), 18.

Poetry, Print Literary Journal, Refereed

  • Champagne, J. G. (1992). At Thirty. Kenyon Review, 14(2), 36.
  • Champagne, J. G. (1991). Three Married Men. The Chiron Review, 10(3), 46.

Refereed Letter

  • Champagne, J. G. (2013). "Foucault and Queer (Un)Historicism." PMLA., 128(4), (pp. 1005-1006).

Published Works

In addition to two novels and four scholarly monographs, Champagne has published academic essays, personal narrative, and poems in both anthologies and literary and scholarly journals.

Reviews & Citations

Champagne’s work has been reviewed in such venues as TLS, Modernism/modernity, and gender/sexuality/Italy. For a list of Champagne’s citations, see the complete Google Scholar page.