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Da Costa, J. Invited. "‘I don’t feel like an activist’: Monstrous Subjectivities and the Elsewheres of Queer “Activism” in Toronto". Topia: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies. 

Da Costa, J. Forthcoming. "Fat Brown Queer Kid: Pathologizing Unruly ‘Girls’". Feral Feminisms.

Da Costa, J. Forthcoming. "Charity Not Solidarity: COVID-19 and the Non-Profitization of Mutual Aid in Canada". Journal of Canadian Studies. 

Da Costa, J. 2023. Theory Is Not a Luxury: Literary Studies, Sociology, and Minoritarian Critique". Canadian Literature: A Quarterly of Criticism and Review. 255: 77–99.

Da Costa, J. 2022. “Monstrous Awakenings: Queer Necropolitics in Vivek Shraya and Ness Lee’s Death Threat.” Feminist Theory, 1-29.

Da Costa, J. 2021. “Pride Parades in Queer Times: Disrupting Time, Norms, and Nationhood in Canada.” Journal of Canadian Studies, 54 (2-3): 434-458. doi: 10.3138/jcs-2020-0045

Da Costa, J. 2019. "Binge-Watching: Self-Care or Self-Harm? Understanding the Health Subjectivities of Binge-Watchers". Journal of Health Psychology, 1-13. doi:10.1177/1359105319877231

Da Costa, J. 2019. “Binge-Watching: A Life Course Perspective.” Journal of Social Thought 3(1). Available at:


Da Costa, J. Invited. "Erotic Pedagogy: Queer of Colour Sex Ed". In Koch, M., Schmidt, J., & Schwarz, C.R. (eds.) 30 Years of Stone Butch Blues: An Anthology. 

*Stapleton, S., *Cavanaugh, L., & Da Costa, J., Accepted. "Wayward Joy: Radical Love, Tender Failures, and Softness in Queer Femme-inist Research". In Burkholder, C. & Wright J.J. (eds). Queer Joy as Resistance.

Da Costa, J. Forthcoming. "Student Choice Projects as Engaged Pedagogy within the Neoliberal University". In Butler, M.L., Davis-McElligatt, J., & Feifer, M (Eds.) Transgressive Teaching & Learning: Critical Essays on bell hooks’ Engaged Pedagogy.

Da Costa, J. 2022. “Becoming Sisters, Becoming Free: Black Feminism, Sisterhood, and Social Justice.” Pp. 19–36 in Davis, D.J., Davis-Maye, D., Jones, T.B., & Andrew, J. (eds.) Black Sisterhoods: Paradigms and Praxis. Demeter Press. 

Da Costa, J. 2021. “Plastic Encounters: COVID-19 and (De)Racialisation in Canada.” Pp. 201–217 in Kouba, P., Malabou, C., Swain, D., & Urban, P. (Eds.) Unchaining Solidarity On Mutual Aid and Anarchism with Catherine Malabou. Lanham, Md: Rowman & Littlefield.

Da Costa, J. 2021. "The 'New' White Feminism: Trans-Exclusionary Radical Feminism and the Problem of Biological Determinism in Western Feminist Theory." Pp. 317–334 in Carter, K. & Brunton, J. (eds.) TransNarratives: Scholarly and Creative Works on Transgender Experience. Toronto: Women’s Press. 


Da Costa, J. (2023, November 17). Missing Curriculum: We Need to Teach Postsecondary Students about HIV/AIDS Resistance. Academic Matters: OCUFA’s Journal of Higher Education,


Da Costa, J. 2022. "Re: What is wealth inequality?" Studies in Social Justice, 16(3): 649-651.

Da Costa, J. 2021. “Motherland.” Re:locations: Journal of the Asia-Pacific World,

Da Costa, J. 2020. “Interesting.” Feminist Review, 126: 148-150.


Da Costa, J. 2022. "An Anthropology of Sleeplessness". Pp. 12-16 Rebecca Rijsdijk (ed.) Quarterly Anthology, Sunday Mornings at the River Poetry Press. Eindhoven.

Da Costa, J. 2022. "Airwaves". The Uncoiled Magazine, Issue 3. Print.

Da Costa, J. 2022. "Mixed". Orangepeel Literary Magazine, Issue 3. Available at:

Da Costa, J. 2020. “History”, “Colourblind” and “To the person.” In Carlos Steward (ed.) The Sixty-Four Best Poets of 2019. Black Mountain Press.

Da Costa, J. 2019. “ben” and “Friendship.” Featured poet in The Halcyone, 1(4), 6-7, 32. 


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