Publications, Grants, Awards and Honors

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Invited Asian American Fellow at the Asian American Center at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. The Fellowship is for six months.

Was invited to participate as the Leslie Center William H. Morton Distinguished Senior Fellow in Fall 2020 Humanities Institute on Transnational and Decolonial Humanities: U.S. Ethnic Studies and Its Global Other at Dartmouth College Leslie Center for the Humanities.


Day, I (2021). Exclusion Acts: Iyko Day on Asian Hate Through the Prism of Anti-Blackness. Artforum May 13, 2021.

Day, I. (2021). Property Keyword. Amerasia Journal 46.2 147-48.

Day, I. (2021). Afro-feminism before Afropessimism: Meditations on Gender and Ontology. Antiblackness. Eds. Moon-Kie Jung and João H. Costa Vargas. Durham: Duke University Press, 60-81.

Day, I. (2021). On Immanence and Indeterminacy: Black Feminism and Settler Colonialism. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space. 39(1), 3-8.

Day, I. (2021). Ruin Porn and the Colonial Imaginary. PMLA 136(1), 125-131.

Day, I. (2020). The Yellow Plague and Romantic Anticapitalism. Monthly Review, 72(3), 64-73.

Day, I. “Afro-Feminism Before Afro-Pessimism: Meditations on Gender and Ontology.” The Wretched of the World: The Past and Present of Antiblackness. Eds. Moon-Kie Jung and João H. Costa Vargas. Forthcoming 2020, Duke University Press.

Day, I. “Solidarities of Nonalignment: Abolition, Decolonization and Anti-Capitalism.” Co-authored with Michael J. Viola, Dean Itsuji Saranillio, and Juliana Hu Pegues. Critical Ethnic Studies 5.1-2 (2019).

Day, I. “Accumulation by Education: White Property and Racialized Debt.” Public Seminar The New School for Social Research. Published June 14, 2019.

Day, I. “On Decolonial Relationality” and “Settler Colonial Critique, Transnational Lessons.” Verge: Studies in Global Asias 5.1 (2019): 2-11

Day, I. “Settler Colonialism in Asian North American Representation.” Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature. Sep. 28, 2018

Day, I. “Beyond Atomic Beauty: Transnational Warping in Lisa Yoneyama’s Cold War Ruins.” Amerasia Journal. 44.3 (2018): 83-88

“Alien Capital: Asian Racialization and the Logic of Settler Colonial Capitalism Book Review Forum” by Wesley Attewell, Michelle Daigle, Genevieve Clutario, May Farrales, Stevie Ruiz, Christine Peralta, Dory Nason, and Iyko Day. The AAG [American Association of Geographers] Review of Books 6.3 (2018):192-205