Clara Iwasaki, PhD (UCLA), MA (UCLA), BA (Reed College)

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Arts - East Asian Studies Dept

Contact

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Arts - East Asian Studies Dept
Phone
(780) 492-1125
Address
3-36 Pembina Hall
8921 - 116 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H8

Overview

About

PhD (UCLA)

MA (UCLA)

BA (Reed College)


Research

Modern Chinese literature, Sinophone literature, Sinophone film, transpacific studies, world literature, Taiwanese literature, Hong Kong literature, Cold War studies


Teaching

modern Chinese literature, Taiwanese literature, Chinese, Taiwanese, and Hong Kong cinemas, queer Sinophone literature and film, colonial and postcolonial East Asia

Courses

EASIA 236 - Modernity and Contemporary Chinese Civilization

The development of modernity in modern and contemporary China, Taiwan, and/or Hong Kong and its influence on literature, cinema, visual culture and/or popular culture.

Fall Term 2020
EASIA 336 - Modern Chinese Literature in Translation

Chinese literature of the 20th and 21st centuries. Note: Not open to students with credit in CHINA 322. Prerequisite: EASIA 101 and *3 in EASIA at the senior level, or consent of Department.

Winter Term 2021
EASIA 351 - Culture and Identity in Taiwan

The relationship between culture and identity in Taiwan through the study of literature and film in translation. Note: Not open to students with credit in CHINA 351. Prerequisite: EASIA 101 and *3 in EASIA at the senior level, or consent of Department.

Winter Term 2021
EASIA 427 - Colonial and Post Colonial Culture in East Asia

Colonialism, soft power and transnational connections in East Asia through the lens of cultural production. Prerequisite: EASIA 101 and *3 in EASIA at the senior level, or consent of Department.

Fall Term 2020

Publications

Homeless in the Fatherland: Xiao Hong's Migrant Geographies
Author(s): Clara Iwasaki
Publication: Cross Currents: East Asia History and Culture Review
Volume: 31
Page Numbers: 162–182
External Link: https://cross-currents.berkeley.edu/e-journal/issue-31/iwasaki