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

Yu Shen
Professor, History, Indiana University Southeast
Specialties: History of modern China, U.S.-China relations, China-Japan relations, war and society, history and memory, urban history, history of children

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