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Yi-Ting Chang 張依婷

Yi-Ting Chang 張依婷

English Graduate Assistant

3 Burrowes Building; Desk B

Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building

Office Hours:

  • Fall 2018:

Education

  1. M.A. English, The Pennsylvania State University (2017)
  2. B.A. Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University (2015)

Professional Bio

Yi-Ting Chang moved to the United States in 2015 to pursue a dual doctoral degree in English and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Her research interests include Asian/American and Transpacific studies, decolonial feminist theory, and environmental humanities. Her article "'I see it feelingly': Environmental Identities in Lila, Train Dreams and Child of God" is forthcoming in ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment-- the official journal of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment. Her book reviews are forthcoming in MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States and Journal of Asian American Studies.

Aside from research, she is fond of creative pedagogy. She created the blog Writing: A Meeting of Minds (https://writetogethersite.wordpress.com) to encourage her students to write outside of the classroom. She enjoys working with the local community and makes her students apply what they have learned to life outside the classroom and beyond school.

Awards
2018 National Women's Studies Association (NWSA) Registration Scholarship and Travel Award
2018 PhD Excellence in Teaching Award
2017 The Center For American Literary Studies Graduate Award for Research or Training Seminars
2015 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, National Taiwan University
2014 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, National Taiwan University