Briankle Chang

Briankle G. Chang

Associate Professor

N364 Integrative Learning Center

Fall 2014 office hours: TuTh 3-4, TuTh 6-7, & by appt.

(413) 545-3742

bchang@comm.umass.edu

Interests:

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

Education:

PhD, University of Illinois-Urbana.

Courses Taught:

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

Publications:

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.

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.

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