Christopher Tzechung Fan

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

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Asian/American cultural production, 20/21 American and Anglophone literature, global Asias, race, science/speculative fiction
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Appointments UC Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Riverside Dept. of English, 2016-2017
Publications "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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