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CHAN, Edward K.
 
Affiliation
Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, School of Culture, Media and Society
Job title
Professor
Degree
PhD ( University of Rochester )

Research Experience

  • 2018.04
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    Now

    Waseda University   Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences Department of Transcultural Studies   Professor

  • 2016.04
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    2018.03

    Waseda University   Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences Department of Transcultural Studies   Associate Professor

  • 2015.09
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    2016.03

    Nagoya University   Graduate School of Humanities   Adjunct Instructor

  • 2011.04
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    2016.03

    Aichi University   Faculty of International Communication Department of Comparative Culture   Associate Professor

  • 2010.08
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    2011.07

    Kennesaw State University   University Studies   Director of the Interdisciplinary Studies Degree Program

  • 2008.08
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    2011.03

    Kennesaw State University   University Studies   Associate Professor

  • 2007.08
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    2010.07

    Kennesaw State University   University Studies   Co-director of the Interdisciplinary Studies Degree Program

  • 2008.04
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    2009.03

    Kobe College   School of Letters   Bryan Drake Guest Professor

  • 2003.08
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    2008.07

    Kennesaw State University   University Studies   Assistant Professor (tenure track)

  • 2003.08
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    2007.07

    Kennesaw State University   University Studies   Director of Year 2 Kennesaw: The Sophomore-Year Experience

  • 2002.08
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    2003.07

    Wabash College   Center of Inquiry in the Liberal Arts   Lilly Research Fellow

  • 2001.08
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    2002.07

    Wabash College   English   Owen Duston Visiting Assistant Professor

  • 1999.08
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    2001.07

    University of Rochester   Simon Business School (graduate level)   Teaching Assistant (master's program)

  • 1995.08
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    1999.07

    University of Rochester   English Literature   Graduate Student Instructor

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Education Background

  • 1993.08
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    2004.12

    University of Rochester   School of Arts and Sciences   English  

  • 1990.09
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    1993.06

    California State University Fullerton   College of Humanities and Social Sciences   English  

  • 1985.09
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    1989.06

    University of California, Riverside   College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences   English  

Professional Memberships

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    JAPANESE ASSOCIATION FOR AMERICAN STUDIES

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    Society for Utopian Studies

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    American Studies Association

Research Areas

  • Aesthetics and art studies   Film studies / English literature and literature in the English language   American literature

Research Interests

  • utopia

  • Transnational consumption of culture

  • Film

  • Science fiction

  • Utopian fiction

  • Race

  • American literature

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Awards

  • University College Distinguished Research & Creative Activity Award

    2010   Kennesaw State University  

    Winner: Edward K. Chan

  • Eugenio Battisti Award for Best Article in Utopian Studies for 2006

    2007   Society for Utopian Studies   Utopia and the Problem of Race: Accounting for the Remainder in the Imagination of the 1970s Utopian Subject

    Winner: Edward K. Chan

 

Papers

  • Race

    Edward K. CHAN

    The Palgrave Handbook of Utopian and Dystopian Literatures     359 - 371  2022.03  [Refereed]  [Invited]

    Authorship:Lead author

  • Race in the Blade Runner Cycle and Demographic Dystopia

    Edward K. Chan

    Science Fiction Film and Television   13 ( 1 ) 59 - 76  2020  [Refereed]

    Authorship:Lead author

  • The White Power Utopia and the Reproduction of Victimized Whiteness

    Edward K. Chan

    Book: Race and Utopian Desire in American Literature and Society (Palgrave Macmillan)     139 - 159  2019.11  [Refereed]

  • Introduction: Articulating Race and Utopia

    Edward K. CHAN, Patricia Ventura

    Utopian Studies   30 ( 1 ) 1 - 7  2019  [Refereed]

    Authorship:Lead author

  • Inhabiting the Space of the Other: Josef von Sternberg’s Anatahan

    Edward K. Chan

    Book: Projecting the World: Representing the “Foreign” in Classical Hollywood (Wayne State University Press)     89 - 114  2017  [Refereed]

  • Un-canning the Canny: McDonald’s Japan and the Mr. James Saga

    Edward K. Chan

    Book: Historic Engagements with Occidental Cultures, Religions, Powers (Palgrave Macmillan)     233 - 251  2014  [Refereed]

  • Narrating Social Space: Ceremony, Utopian Desire, and Cultural Difference

    Edward K. Chan

    Civilization 21   29 ( 29 ) 55 - 79  2012

    CiNii

  • Kurosawa Akira’s Stray Dog (Nora inu) and Cross-cultural Interpretation

    Edward K. Chan

    Civilization 21   27 ( 27 ) 201 - 221  2011

    CiNii

  • Designing and Implementing New Initiatives for Sophomores

    Edward K. Chan

    Book: Helping Sophomores Succeed: Understanding and Improving the Second Year Experience (Jossey-Bass)     217 - 233  2009  [Refereed]

  • Food and Cassettes: Encounters with Indian Filmsong

    Edward K. Chan

    Book: Global Bollywood: The Transnational Travels of Hindi Song-and-Dance Sequences (University of Minnesota Press)     264 - 287  2008  [Refereed]

  • Utopia and the Problem of Race: Accounting for the Remainder in the Imagination of the 1970s Utopian Subject

    Edward K. Chan

    Utopian Studies   17 ( 3 ) 465 - 490  2006  [Refereed]

  • On Returning: ‘ “America” ’ in The Fifth Element and Kal Ho Naa Ho

    Edward K. Chan

    Genre: Forms of Discourse and Culture   38 ( 4 ) 389 - 412  2005  [Refereed]

  • (Vulgar) Identity Politics in Outer Space: Delany’s Triton and the Heterotopian Narrative

    Edward K. Chan

    Journal of Narrative Theory   31 ( 2 ) 178 - 211  2001  [Refereed]

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Books and Other Publications

  • White Power and American Neoliberalism

    Patricia Ventura, Edward K. Chan( Part: Joint author)

    University of California Press  2023.03 ISBN: 9780520392793

  • Race and Utopian Desire in American Literature and Society

    Edward K. Chan( Part: Joint editor)

    Palgrave Macmillan  2019.11

  • The Racial Horizon of Utopia: Unthinking the Future of Race in Late Twentieth-Century American Utopian Novels

    Edward K. Chan( Part: Sole author, 1-226)

    Ralahine Utopian Studies / Peter Lang  2016

  • American Subcultures

    Edward K Chan, Motoko AIMOTO( Part: Joint author, Chan: main text; Aimoto: notes)

    Eihōsha 

Presentations

  • Woke in Japan (Part of “Conceptualizing and Teaching the Problematics of ‘Woketopia’ in a Global Context” roundtable)

    Edward K. CHAN

    Society for Utopian Studies 

    Presentation date: 2023.11

  • WWG1WGA: Far-White Solidarity in January 6 Documentaries

    Patricia Ventura, Edward K. CHAN

    American Studies Association 

    Presentation date: 2023.11

  • Black Lives Matter Utopian Literature

    Edward K. CHAN, Patricia Ventura

    Society for Utopian Studies 

    Presentation date: 2022.11

  • White Power and American Neoliberal Culture

    Edward K. CHAN, Patricia VENTURA  [Invited]

    Marxist Reading Group (University of Florida) via Zoom 

    Presentation date: 2022.04

  • White Power Utopian Ethno-nationalism in the Era of Neoliberal Racial Capitalism

    CHAN Edward K, VENTURA Patricia

    American Studies Association 

    Presentation date: 2019.11

  • Heterotopic Borderlands—and Oranges

    Edward K. Chan  [Invited]

    Asian American Literature Association in Japan 

    Presentation date: 2018.09

  • Constructing an Online Reference Database for Cinematic Connections between Japan and the US

    Edward K. Chan

    Japanese Association for American Studies 

    Presentation date: 2018.06

  • Bollywood Filmsong and Transnational/Transcultural Consumption—A Reevaluation

    Edward K. Chan

    Oceanic Popular Culture Association 

    Presentation date: 2018.05

  • The White Nationalist Utopia and the Reproduction of Victimized Whiteness: H. A. Covington’s The Hill of the Ravens

    Edward K. Chan

    Society for Utopian Studies 

    Presentation date: 2017.11

  • Parallel Resistances: Trump’s Consolidation of Whiteness vs. Afrofuturism

    Edward K. Chan

    Cultural Typhoon 

    Presentation date: 2017.06

  • David Lane’s White Nationalism and the Utopian Future of the White Race

    Edward K. Chan

    American Studies Association 

    Presentation date: 2016.11

  • Paul Schrader’s Mishima and the Fantasy of Japan

    Edward K. Chan

    Association for Asian Studies in Asia 

    Presentation date: 2016.06

  • Countermulticultural Dystopias: Confronting White Fears of Race in Utopia

    Edward K. Chan

    Society for Utopian Studies 

    Presentation date: 2015.11

  • On Returning: “ ‘America’ ” in Kal Ho Naa Ho

    Edward K. Chan

    The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies 

    Presentation date: 2014.06

  • Un-canning the Canny: McDonald’s Japan and the Mr. James Saga

    Edward K. Chan

    American Studies Association of Korea 

    Presentation date: 2013.11

  • "Filming" the Haptic Utopia in Octavia Butler’s Lilith’s Brood

    Edward K. Chan

    Society for Utopian Studies 

    Presentation date: 2013.11

  • Intersections between Japanese and American Cinema: A Preliminary Typology

    Edward K. Chan

    FilmAsia 

    Presentation date: 2012.11

  • Working through the Bipolarity of the Bush Era in Japanese Cinema: Watai Takeharu’s Little Birds and Meike Mitsuru’s The Glamorous Life of Sachiko Hanai

    Edward K. Chan

    South Atlantic Modern Language Association 

    Presentation date: 2010.11

  • The Role of Race and Identity in American Utopian Fictions

    Edward K. Chan  [Invited]

    Kansai Branch of the American Literature Society of Japan 

    Presentation date: 2009.01

  • Bolly-food

    Edward K. Chan

    South Atlantic Modern Language Association 

    Presentation date: 2007.11

  • Identity without Memory: The Silence of the Racial Paratext in Robinson’s Mars Trilogy

    Edward K. Chan

    Society for Utopian Studies 

    Presentation date: 2007.10

  • The Semiotics of Occupied Space in Akira Kurosawa’s Stray Dog

    Edward K. Chan

    South Atlantic Modern Language Association 

    Presentation date: 2006.11

  • The Forgotten Student: Understanding and Supporting Sophomores

    Edward K. Chan  [Invited]

    National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition 

    Presentation date: 2006.03

  • Occupation and Transference: ‘America’ and Postwar Japanese Culture

    Edward K. Chan

    Modern Language Association 

    Presentation date: 2005.12

  • The Exotification of Nostalgia or the Nostalgiafication of Exotica?

    Edward K. Chan

    Modern Language Association 

    Presentation date: 2004.12

  • Food and Cassettes: A Phenomenology of Fetish Objects

    Edward K. Chan

    Society for Cinema Studies 

    Presentation date: 2003.03

  • Accounting for the Remainder in the Imagination of the 1970s Utopian Subject

    Edward K. Chan

    Society for Utopian Studies 

    Presentation date: 2001.10

  • First Contact in Third Space: Difference and Utopian Desire

    Edward K. Chan

    Northeast Modern Language Association 

    Presentation date: 1998.04

  • Bhabha, Goux, and the Commitment to Theory

    Edward K. Chan

    21st Conference in Modern Literature 

    Presentation date: 1997.10

  • Inhabiting the Space of the Other: Hollywood Directors Making Japanese Films

    Edward K. Chan

    Asian Studies Conference Japan 

  • Gloria Anzaldúa's Model of Identity and Utopian Desire

    Edward K. Chan

    Japanese Association for American Studies 

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Misc

  • Interview with Shonen Knife

    Edward K. Chan, Naoko YAMANO

    Civilization 21   36   119 - 125  2016.03  [Domestic journal]

    Authorship:Corresponding author

    Article, review, commentary, editorial, etc. (bulletin of university, research institution)  

  • Interview with Christophe Charles, Part 2

    Edward K. Chan, Christophe Charles

    Civilization 21   35   203 - 213  2015.12  [Domestic journal]

    Authorship:Corresponding author

    Article, review, commentary, editorial, etc. (bulletin of university, research institution)  

  • Interview with Christophe Charles, Part 1

    Edward K. Chan, Christophe Charles

    Civilization 21   34   233 - 244  2015.03  [Domestic journal]

    Authorship:Corresponding author

    Article, review, commentary, editorial, etc. (bulletin of university, research institution)  

  • Interview with HATAKEYAMA Chihei

    Edward K. Chan, Chihei Hatakeyama, Akiko Mizoguchi

    Civilization 21   31   155 - 161  2013.12  [Domestic journal]

    Authorship:Corresponding author

  • Review of New Boundaries in Political Science Fiction edited by Donald L. Hassler and Clyde Wilcox (U of South Carolina Press, 2008)

    Edward K. Chan

    Utopian Studies   22 ( 1 ) 174 - 177  2011

    Book review, literature introduction, etc.  

  • Review of Mongrel Signatures: Reflections on the Work of Mudrooroo edited by Annalisa Oboe (Rodopi, 2003)

    Edward K. Chan

    Utopian Studies   16 ( 2 ) 307 - 311  2005

    Book review, literature introduction, etc.  

  • Review of Science Fiction by Adam Roberts (Routledge, 2000)

    Edward K. Chan

      12 ( 1 )  2001

    Book review, literature introduction, etc.  

  • Review of The Quest for Postcolonial Utopia: A Comparative Introduction to the Utopian Novel in the New English Literatures by Ralph Pordzik (Peter Lang, 2001)

    Narin Hassan, Edward K. Chan

    Utopian Studies   12 ( 2 ) 362 - 364  2001

    Book review, literature introduction, etc.  

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Syllabus

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Academic Activities

  • Editorical Board

    Academic society, research group, etc.

    2023.11
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  • Manuscript reviewer

    Peer review

    2023.06
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  • Manuscript reviewer

    Peer review

    2022.08
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    Now
  • Editorial Board member, American Studies with American Studies International (journal)

    Academic society, research group, etc.

    2019.05
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  • Manuscript reviewer, Utopian Studies (journal)

    Peer review

    2019.01
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  • Steering Committee member

    Academic society, research group, etc.

    2017.11
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    Now
  • Editorial Board member

    Academic society, research group, etc.

    多元文化論系、文学学術院、早稲田大学  

    2016.04
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    Now
  • Manuscript reviewer, Mosaic: An Interdisciplinary Critical Journal

    Peer review

    2011.01
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  • Manuscript reviewer, Somatechnics (journal)

    Peer review

    2022.08
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  • Editorial Board member

    Academic society, research group, etc.

    比較文化学科、国際コミュニケーション学部、愛知大学  

    2011.04
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    2016.03

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