Leo Ching
  • Leo Ching

  • Associate Professor
  • Asian & Middle Eastern Studies
  • 227 Franklin Center
  • Campus Box 90414
  • Phone: 919-684-5240
  • Fax: (919) 681-7871
  • Office Hours: Wed. 1-3 or by appointment
  • Specialties

    • Japanese
  • Research Summary

    Popular Cultural and Colonial Studies
  • Research Description

    His research interests include colonial discourse studies, postcolonial theory, Japanese mass culture, and theories of globalization and regionalism. He has published in boundary 2, positions and Public Culture.
  • Education

      • PhD,
      • University of California, San Diego,
      • 1994
      • MA,
      • University of California, Los Angeles,
      • 1988
      • BA,
      • Occidental College,
      • 1985
  • Recent Publications

      • L. Ching.
      • ""Japan in Asia"."
      • Blackwell Companion to Japanese History.
      • Ed. William Tsutsui.
      • Blackwell,
      • Accepted, 2006.
      • L. Ching.
      • "Cheng wei 'ribenren'" (Becoming 'Japanese').
      • Rye-Field Publishing,
      • 2006.
      • (Chinese translation of "Becoming 'Japanese'").
      • L. Ching.
      • "Regionalizing the Global; Globalizing the Regional: Mass Culture and Asianism in the Age of Late Capital."
      • Criterios, Cuban Journal on Theory of Culture, Arts and Literature
      • (2003)
      • .
      • (Spanish translation of an earlier article in Public Culture)
      • "Savage Construction and Civility Making: Japanese Colonial Discourse and Taiwanese Aborigines."
      • Japan and Cultural Imperialism.
      • Ed. Gennifer Weisenfeld.
      • a special issue of positions: east asia cultures critique,
      • 2000.
      • 795-818.
      • "’Give Me Japan and Nothing Else!’: Postcoloniality, Identity, and the Traces Colonialism” in Millennial Japan: Rethinking the Nation in the Age of Recession."
      • South Atlantic Quarterly
      • .
      • Ed. Harry Harootunian and Tomiko Yoda.
      • (2000)
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      • 763-788.
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