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NCTA Teaching East Asian Literature in the High School Workshop

2015 Presenters

Andra Alvis
Part-time Assistant Professor, Asian Studies, DePauw University
Specialties: Fantastic literature of Japan and psychoanalytic and feminist theory

Cecilia Boyce
National Board Certified Teacher and IB HL Examiner, Hillsborough High School, Tampa, FL
Specialties: Teaches world literature in the International Baccalaureate Program, is our curriculum consultant for the fourteenth year

Susan Furukawa
Assistant Professor of Japanese, Modern Languages and Literatures, Beloit College
Specialties: Japanese history from 1590 to the present; Japanese national identity in the 20th century; modern Japanese literature; popular culture and media in Japan

Sean Kim
Professor, History and Anthropology, University of Central Missouri
Specialties: Modern Korean religious and cultural history, Protestant missionaries, popular religion, and colonialism

Xiaoqing Diana Chen-Lin
Associate Professor, History, Indiana University Northwest
Specialties: Modern Chinese history, and world history

Gary Xu
Associate Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures and Comparative and World Literature, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Specialties: Modern literature, cinema, critical theory, transnationalism, and the impact of neoliberalism on China’s transition to a globalized consumer society