Julia Chan

Julia Chan holds a PhD from Yale University and is currently Visiting Scholar at Lingnan University, Hong Kong, where she teaches and researches on transnational modernisms, the global Anglophone, and women’s, gender, and sexuality studies. Her book project, New Worlds for Old: Modernism, Utopia, and the Left, explores a politicized modernist literature that emerged as an aesthetic response to the circulation of “actually existing socialisms” in Soviet Russia, Europe, and East Asia.


Early Soviet Science Fiction and the Unevenness of Modernism: An Aerial View

In envisioning alternative futures—utopian, dystopian, cataclysmic—we historicize the present.