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Chang Creates Fantasy Realm, LARPing Adventures in Lit Course

Chang Creates Fantasy Realm, LARPing Adventures in Lit Course

by Kristin Distel Dr. Edmond Y. Chang led his students into battle. Armed with padded weapons and homemade shields, the group conducted Live-Action Role-Playing (LARPing) in a fantasy universe of Chang’s creation called Archaea. LARPing served as experiential learning for the Fall 2018 course, allowing students to put into practice […]

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March 11, 2019 at 10:28 amIn Class News

WOUB Outlet Quotes Chang on ‘Queer Representation in Video Games’

Dr. Edmond Y. Chang

Anna Turner at Outlet on WOUB Digital quotes Dr. Edmond Chang, Assistant Professor of English, in a story headlined “Queer Representation in Video Games.” According to Chang, another one of the reasons queer representation is lacking in gaming is because the structure of the games themselves doesn’t leave much room […]

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May 3, 2018 at 11:47 amFaculty in the News In the News

Keep LARPing, Say Students in Medieval History Class

Keep LARPing, Say Students in Medieval History Class

“Keep LARPing!” was one student’s reaction to a new component of HIST 1222 Medieval History in Film and Literature this spring. Dr. Kevin Uhalde, Associate Professor of History, has taught this introductory course in history and medievalism for many years. The syllabus contained mostly historical texts and films such as […]

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May 1, 2018 at 11:49 amIn Class

Chang Gives Keynote on ‘Queergaming and Queer Possibilities’

Dr. Edmond Y. Chang

Dr. Edmond Chang gave the keynote at a Queer History Month Workshop at Oregon State University where he explored the desire for queerer design, queerer play, and queerer possibilities in video games. Chang is Assistant Professor English at Ohio University. His keynote was titled “Ready Player Three: Queergaming and Queer […]

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January 10, 2018 at 2:29 pmResearch

English Welcomes New Faculty, Edmond Chang

Dr. Edmond Y. Chang

by Kristin Distel The English Department welcomes newly hired assistant professor Edmond Chang, who comes to OHIO from the University of Oregon. Chang, who holds undergraduate and master’s degrees from the University of Maryland and a Ph.D. from the University of Washington, currently teaches Introduction to Prose Fiction and Nonfiction […]

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September 26, 2017 at 12:04 pmNews

Tour de Farm: Food Studies Offers Faculty and Staff a Taste of Athens

Solid Ground Farm owner Weston Lombard at the Plant Biology Learning Gardens

The Food Studies theme offered Ohio University faculty and staff a taste of the local food scene in the Athens area On Sept. 24. The day was guided by Solid Ground Farm owner Weston Lombard and included visits to the Ohio University Plant Biology Learning Garden, Green Edge Gardens, Solid […]

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September 25, 2017 at 12:30 pmNews

Chang Authors Two Essays: ‘Queergaming’ and ‘A Game Chooses, A Player Obeys’

Dr. Edmond Y. Chang

Dr. Edmond Y. Chang, Assistant Professor of English at Ohio University, published essays in two recent books. An essay on “A Game Chooses, A Player Obeys: BioShock, Posthumanism, and the Limits of Queerness” was published in Gaming Representation: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Video Games.  Published by Indiana University Press […]

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August 15, 2017 at 4:46 pmResearch