Leo Ching
  • Leo Ching

  • Associate Professor of Asian and African Languages and Literature
  • Asian & Middle Eastern Studies
  • 2204 Franklin Center, Room 223, Box 90414, Durham, NC 27708
  • Campus Box 90414
  • Phone: (919) 684-5240
  • Fax: (919) 681-7871
  • Office Hours: Mon. 1-3pm or by appointment
  • Overview

    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.
  • 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

      • Ph.D.,
      • University of California at San Diego,
      • 1994
      • M.A.,
      • University of California at Los Angeles,
      • 1988
      • B.A.,
      • Occidental College,
      • 1985
  • Recent Publications

      • L Ching.
      • "Savage Construction and Civility Making: Japanese Colonial Discourse and Taiwanese Aborigines."
      • Japan and Cultural Imperialism.
      • Ed. G Weisenfeld.
      • a special issue of positions: east asia cultures critique,
      • 2014.
      • 795-818.
      • L Ching.
      • ""Japan in Asia"."
      • Blackwell Companion to Japanese History.
      • Ed. W Tsutsui.
      • Blackwell,
      • 2014.
      • L Ching.
      • ""Shiko fukanosei toshite no Mushajiken” (The Musha Rebellion as Unthinkable)."
      • "Kioku suru taiwan" (Taiwan Remembers: Encountering Empire).
      • Ed. W Mitsa and T Chie and H Ying-che.
      • Tokyo University Press,
      • 2014.
      • 103-129.
      • L Ching.
      • "’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. H Harootunian and T Yoda.
      • (2014)
      • :
      • 763-788.
      • L Ching.
      • Becoming “Japanese”: Colonial Taiwan and the Politics of Identity Formation.
      • University of California Press,
      • 2000.
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  • Teaching

    • AMES 365S.01
      • THE WORLD OF JAPANESE POP CULT
      • Carr 137
      • Th 03:05 PM-05:35 PM
    • AMES 565S.01
      • WORLD OF JPN POP
      • Carr 137
      • Th 03:05 PM-05:35 PM
    • LIT 690S.02
      • SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE
      • Carr 106
      • M 04:40 PM-07:10 PM
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