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     Instructor: Dr. Edmond Y. Chang
     Office: 322 Hendricks Hall
     E-mail: echang @

     Tuesdays & Thursdays 10-11:30 AM or by appointment

     WGS 199: "Heroes, Monsters, & Queens: Dressing Up as Critical Play" | Spring 2016
     WGS 352: "Queer(ing) American Literature" | Spring 2016

     WGS 361: "#GamerGate to #INeedDiverseGames: Gender, Race, and Queerness in Virtual Worlds and Video Games" | Winter 2016

     WGS 199: "Welcome to the Whedonverse: Feminism, Fandom, and Popular Culture" | Autumn 2015
     WGS 422/522: "Advanced Queer Theory and Cultural Studies" | Autumn 2015

Edmond Y. Chang is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Women's and Gender Studies at the University of Oregon in Eugene, OR. His areas of interest include technoculture, gender and sexuality, cultural studies, video games, popular culture, and contemporary American literature. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Washington and his dissertation is entitled Technoqueer: Re/con/figuring Posthuman Narratives. He has extensive teaching experience at the university level, most recently at Drew University in Madison, NJ and the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. He has taught classes on American literature, cyberpunk science fiction, Harry Potter, technology and identity, queer theory, video game studies, and even live-action role-playing games. Recent publications include an essay on queerness and celebrity studies called "Gay for Brad" in Deconstructing Brad Pitt, "Teaching Harry Potter: Pedagogy as Play, Performance, and Textual Poaching" in Playing Harry Potter: Essays and Interviews on Fandom and Performance, and "Love is in the Air: Queer (Im)Possibility and Straightwashing in FrontierVille and World of Warcraft" in QED: A Journal of GLBTQ Worldmaking. He is also part of MLA Books' forthcoming Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities: Concepts, Models, and Experiments authoring the keyword entry "queer." His essay "A Game Chooses, A Player Obeys: BioShock, Posthumanism, and the Limits of Queerness" is forthcoming next year. He has a cat named Groosalugg.

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