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Eddy Wang

Eddy Wang is a doctoral student in the Department of English at the University of Pennsylvania, where he studies film and media studies and critical theory. His research aims to derive a concept of the everyday through an analysis of Asian North American vlogging cultures from the late 2000s to early 2010s. His thought is rooted in film-philosophy, deconstruction, psychoanalysis, affect theory, and post-colonial studies. Eddy is working with the Price Lab for Digital Humanities as a Programmer for their Minor Labels project. He has a MA from the University of Toronto in Cinema Studies and a BSc (Honours) from the University of Toronto in Computer Science, Cinema Studies, and Philosophy.


Eddy is also an interdisciplinary artist whose practice blends music, film, creative programming, and writing.  His work has been presented and performed at The Western Front, the Poetry Project, the Aga Khan Museum, The Tranzac, Ukai Project, and Pumice Raft. He has instructed and assisted in teaching courses on video production and film studies. Eddy is half of the indie band Ira Dot (whose debut album will be released in 2025 with Second Spring) and part of the Toronto Experimental Translation Collective (TETC), a group of academics and artists who challenge the hegemony of language and identity structures through strategies of withdrawal.