Christopher Tzechung Fan

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Assistant Professor, English
School of Humanities
Assistant Professor, Asian American Studies
School of Humanities

Ph.D., UC Berkeley, 2016, English


University of California, Irvine
306 Humanities Instructional Building
Mail Code: 2650
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Asian/American cultural production, 20/21 American and Anglophone literature, global Asias, race, science/speculative fiction
UC Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Riverside Dept. of English, 2016-2017
"Animacy at the End of History in Chang-rae Lee's On Such a Full Sea," American Quarterly 69.3 (Sept, 2017).
"Battle Hymn of the Afropolitan: Sino-African Futures in Ghana Must Go and Americanah," Journal of Asian American Studies (February, 2017).
"Techno-Orientalism with Chinese Characteristics: Maureen F. McHugh's China Mountain Zhang," Journal of Transnational American Studies 6.1 (2015).
"Melancholy Transcendence: Ted Chiang and Asian American Postracial Form," Post45: Peer Reviewed, November 6, 2014.
"WordSeer: A Knowledge Synthesis Environment for Textual Data," with Aditi Muralidharan and Marti A. Hearst, ACM Conference of Information and Knowledge Management (2013).
Other Experience
Co-Founder, Senior Editor
Hyphen Magazine 2002—Now

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