Professor Chun does research in new media, comparative media studies, Asian-American culture, and critical theory.
Wendy Chun is Professor and Chair (on leave AY 2013-14) of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University. She has studied both Systems Design Engineering and English Literature, which she combines and mutates in her current work on digital media. She is author of _Control and Freedom: Power and Paranoia in the Age of Fiber Optics_ (MIT, 2006), and _Programmed Visions: Software and Memory (MIT 2011); she is co-editor (with Tara McPherson and Patrick Jagoda) of a special issue of _American Literature_ entitled _New Media and American Literature, co-editor (with Lynne Joyrich) of a special issue of _Camera Obscura_ entitled _Race and/as Technology_ and co-editor (with Thomas Keenan) of _New Media, Old Media: A History and Theory Reader (Routledge, 2005). She is currently a Visiting Professor at Leuphana University (Luneburg, Germany). She has been a Member of the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton), a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard and a Wriston Fellow at Brown, as well as a visiting associate professor in the History of Science Department at Harvard, of which she is currently an Associate. She is working on a monograph entitled _Imagined Networks_.
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2002-03 awards: Two Brown faculty members receive Wriston Fellowships
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