Briankle Chang

Associate Professor
N364 Integrative Learning Center
Spring 2019 office hours: Tue/Thu 4:45-5:30 & by appt.
413 545-3742

My research interests include cultural studies, media theory and criticism, and philosophy of communication.


PhD, University of Illinois-Urbana.

Courses Taught: 

Undergraduate: Introduction to Semiotics and Comparative Communication Theory. Graduate: Seminar on Cultural Studies.


Deconstructing Communication: Subject, Representation, and Economies of Exchange.  University of Minnesota Press, 1996, pp. 280.  Philosophy of Communication. MIT Press, 2012. 

Additional essays can be found in journals such as: International Philosophical Quarterly, British Journal of Aesthetics; Cultural Critique; differences; History of Eurpoean Ideas, Human Studies, Theory Culture and Soceity, Cultural Politics, Inter-Asia Cultural Studies; Journal of Literary Semantics, and others.

Current Projects: 

My current work focuses on determining how and to what extent discourses in critical cultural studies are themselves reflections of ideological determination and products of academic markets.