Keynote Speakers


Prof. Donald Chang
College of Business, Metropolitan State University of Denver, USA

Dr. Chang received his MBA and Ph.D. in marketing from University of Missouri-Columbia. His main teaching and research interests include cultural influences in marketing, multicultural marketing, ethnic marketing, materialism and business, historical perspectives of shifting cultural trends, marketing research, and international marketing strategy. He has taught at several universities in the United States and Taiwan, including University of Missouri, University of Wisconsin, National Chengchi University (Taiwan), Tunghai University, Loyola University, and currently a senior professor at the Metropolitan State University of Denver. He has also been a visiting professor to Russia and India.


Prof. Masami Usui
Doshisha University, Japan

Masami Usui received her BA and MA from Kobe College, Japan, and her second MA and Ph.D. from Michigan State University in 1989.  After teaching at Hiroshima University, she is currently Professor of English at Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan.  She has been doing her research and writings on Virginia Woolf and women writers, Asian American literature and culture, and popular culture.  She published papers in Japan, England, Korea, USA, Germany, etc., and contributed to Virginia Woolf and War (1991), Asian American Playwrights (2002), Literature in English: New Ethnical, Cultural, and Transnational Perspective (2013), Virginia Woolf and December 1910 (2014), etc.  Along with MLA, International Virginia Woolf Conference, International Popular Culture Conference, American Studies Association Conference, she has presented her papers at Academia Senica in Taiwan, ASAK and KAFSEL in Korea, MESEA in Hungary, CISLE in Canada, International Conference on Asian American Expressive Culture in Beijing, China, International Conference: The Cultural Translation and East Asia, Bangor, England, The 20th Annual Conference of EALA in Taiwan, and International PC/ACS Conference in Poland, and the 2014 International Symposium on Cross-Cultural Studies, Taiwan, International Conference: English Studies as Archive and as Prospecting the 80th Anniversary Conference, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, The 3rd International Conference on Linguistics, Literature and Culture 2014, Penang, Malaysia, Expanding the Parameters of Asian American Literature: An International Conference, Xiamen University, Xiamen, Fujian, China, The CISLE 2015, Gottingen University, Germany, the MLA International Symposium in Dusseldorf, Germany, and Oxford Symposium on Religious Studies.



















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