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Claire Chun


aesthetics; visual culture; Asian North American studies; digital media studies; feminist new materialism; critical beauty studies; diaspora studies

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Bio & Research Interests

Claire Chun is a Ph.D. student at the University of California, Berkeley in the Department of Ethnic Studies (Designated Emphasis in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies). She received her B.A. in Politics and Social and Cultural Analysis from New York University.

Her research is broadly interested in the triangulation of race, technology, and visual culture with a particular focus on beauty, diasporic aesthetics, Asia futurism, and the body.

She is coordinator of the Digital Ethnic Studies and Asian American Feminist Theory working groups and serves on the editorial board of Qui Parle: Critical Humanities and Social Sciences.