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Julia Chang

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Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies

Julia Chang is Assistant Professor of Spanish in the Department of Romance Studies, a member of the core faculty in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and affiliated faculty in the Southeast Asia Program. She holds a PhD in Hispanic Language and Literatures with a Designated Emphasis in Women, Gender, and Sexuality from the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Chang has also taught courses at Brown University and San Quentin State Prison with the Prison University Project (currently Mount Tamalpais College). She is a member of the research group TRECE (Taller de raza, etnicidad, y ciudadanía en España), the CNY Humanities Corridor Group “Global Disability Studies,” and is a fellow of the CIVIC Research Collaborative in Media Studies on the topic of “Interactive Media and Games.”

Her areas of research and teaching include modern and contemporary Iberian literature and culture; feminist and queer theory; disability studies; game studies; race and anti-racist pedagogy; and the nineteenth-century Philippines. Chang’s first book Blood Novels: Gender, Caste, and Race in Spanish Realism (University Toronto Press 2022) was the inaugural winner of the “Harriet S. Turner Beca” from the Asociación Internacional de Galdosistas. 

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