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Yi-Ting Chang 張依婷

Yi-Ting Chang 張依婷

Verge: Global Asias Events Support Coordinator

English Graduate Assistant

203 Burrowes Building; Desk B

Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building

Office Hours:

  • Spring 2019:
  • Not teaching this semester. Former students are welcome to schedule an appointment with me via email.


  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. She enjoys traveling and meeting new people. Aside from research, she is fond of creative pedagogy. She created the blog Writing: A Meeting of Minds ( 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.

Peer-Reviewed Article
-“‘I see it feelingly’: Environmental Identities in Lila, Train Dreams and Child of God.” Forthcoming in ISLE: The Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment.

Book Reviews
-"Alien Capital: Asian Racialization and the Logic of Settler Colonial Capitalis by Iyko Day," MELUS, vol 43, no. 3, 1 August 2018, pp. 174–176.

-"Cold War Friendships: Korea, Vietnam, and Asian American Literature by Josephine Nock-Hee Park (review)." Journal of Asian American Studies, vol. 21 no. 3, 2018, pp. 481-483.doi:10.1353/jaas.2018.0028

-“World,” “Coloniality,” and “Transformation,” in Lexicon of Key Terms in the Work of María Lugones, Toward Decolonial Feminisms Conference, May 2018.
-“William Carlos Williams Bibliography 2015-16,” William Carlos Williams Reviews 34. 2
(2017): 153-157.

WMNST 105N: Living in a Diverse World ( Summer 2018)
ENGL 202C: Technical Communication ( Spring 2018)
ENGL 202D: Business Writing ( 2 Sections in Spring 2017)
ENGL 15: Rhetoric and Composition (Fall 2015; Spring 2016; Fall 2016)
ENGL 15: Learning Edge Academic Program (Summer 2016)
ENGL 05: Peer Tutoring (Fall 2017)

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