Dr. Grace En-Yi Ting New Assistant Professor in Gender Studies
The Gender Studies Programme are pleased to announce that we hired a new Assistant Professor, Dr. Grace En-Yi Ting. Dr. Ting will be joining us in the beginning of second semester.
Dr. Grace En-Yi Ting received her PhD from Yale University. She is a historian of gender and Japanese studies. She specializes in queer/feminist approaches to Japanese literary and cultural studies, with an emphasis on women writers in the modern period and girls’ culture. Currently, she is working on a book manuscript titled Minor Intimacies: Queerness, the Normative, and the Everyday in Contemporary Japan, examining femininities and queer potentialities within literary as well as subcultural representations of daily life in post-1980’s Japan. Recently, she is interested in finding methodologies and forms of collaboration to situate Japanese texts and discourses within the broader contexts of queer Asian studies and Asian American studies.
From 2018, she is serving as co-chair of the Society for Queer Asian Studies (SQAS), an affiliate of the Association for Asian Studies (AAS). Before joining HKU, she taught at Oberlin College and was a Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) postdoctoral fellow at Waseda University.
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