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NCTA Teaching East Asian Literature in the High School Workshop

2016 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 fifteenth 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
Associate Professor of History and Anthropology, University of Central Missouri
Specialties: Modern Korean religious and cultural history, Protestant missionaries, popular religion, and colonialism

Ji Eun Lee
Associate Professor of Korean Language and Literature, Washington University in St. Louis
Specialties: Construction of gender in modern and contemporary Korean literature and film, "space" in literature, and print culture and readership in the 19th and 20th centuries

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
Fei Hsien Wang
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Indiana University Bloomington
Specialties:The relationship between knowledge, commerce, and political authority in modern East Asia, especially China