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NCTA Teaching East Asian Literature in the High School Workshop

2017 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 sixteenth 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

Shin Young "Susan" Hwang
Assistant Professor of Modern Korean Literature and Culture Studies, East Asian Languages and Cultures, Indiana University Bloomington
Specialties: Contemporary Korean literature and culture, intellectual history in East Asia, the relationship between aesthetics and politics, translation studies, and theories of world literature

Michael E. Robinson
Professor Emeritus, East Asian Languages and Cultures, Indiana University Bloomington
Specialties: The intellectual and cultural history of modern Korea with an emphasis on Korea’s colonial period; Korean nationalist ideology formation, journalism history, and colonial popular culture

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

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