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PUBLICATION: “Teaching Harry Potter: Pedagogy as Play, Performance, and Textual Poaching”

June, it seems, is busting out all over with publications.  My essay “Teaching Harry Potter: Pedagogy as Play, Performance, and Textual Poaching” is finally...
2015-06-26 08.10.10

PUBLICATION: “Love is in the Air: Queer (Im)Possibility and Straightwashing in FrontierVille and World of Warcraft”

My essay “Love is in the Air: Queer (Im)possibility and Straightwashing in FrontierVille and World of Warcraft” is finally out in QED: A Journal...
2015-05-16 10.48.20

Drew University Graduation 2015

On Saturday, May 16, 2015, I participated in Drew University’s graduation and commencement ceremony.  I got to get into my bright purple University of...
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Some Exciting New Press

The Drew Acorn student newspaper this week features two stories that highlight some things I had something to do with.  First is coverage of...
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UPCOMING: Queer Games, Straight Design: Queer Possibility and Straightwashing in FrontierVille and World of Warcraft

Thursday, April 30, 2015 4:30-5:30 PM BC 101 Edmond Y. Chang Assistant Professor of English Drew University Given the recent media attention and continuing...
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VIRTUAL TALK: “Gaming the Future: New Perspectives on Digital Entertainment,” Ohio State University

Today I will be participating in a gaming and discussion event held by Ohio State University’s Rhetoric Politics Gaming (@RPGseries) Series entitled “Gaming the...
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UPCOMING: Speculative Environments: Environmental Studies, Media, and Science Fictions

Friday, April 17, 2015 4:00-5:30 PM Brothers College 201 Drew University In a recent essay, Ursula K. Le Guin ponders, “What all political and...
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UPCOMING PRESENTATION: PCAACA15, New Orleans, April 1-4

Headed off to the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association annual conference in New Orleans, April 1-4, 2015.  Originally, I was presenting as part of...
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Spring 2015 Courses

Here are my Spring 2015 courses at Drew University: ENGL 107 E: Asian American Literature “Looking for Ming: Asian American Speculative & Science Fiction”...
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PLOG #DAO2: Breastplates, Cod Pieces, Queer Glances, Oh My!

Just the first few hours into Dragon Age: Origins, I find myself distracted–deeply so–in both a good and bad way.  Chalk it up to...