Dorothy Wang

Associate Professor of American Studies and Faculty Affiliate in English
email
413-597-3219
Schapiro Hall Rm 216

Education

B.A. Duke University
M.P.A. Princeton University, International Affairs
M.A. Johns Hopkins University, Writing
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, English Literature

Areas of Expertise

Twentieth-and twenty-first-century poetry and poetics, particularly experimental minority poetry; Asian American literature, especially poetry; Anglophone writing by Chinese in the diaspora; Asian Australian literature; comparative U.S. minority literatures; twentieth-and twenty-first century American literature.

Courses

Note: courses in gray are not offered this academic year.

AMST 128 / COMP 128 / ENGL 128

Reading Asian American Literature

AMST 215 / COMP 215 / ENGL 217

Experimental Asian American Writing

AMST 304 / COMP 307 / ENGL 388

Asian American Writing and the Visual Arts

ENGL 327 / AFR 301 / AMST 307 / COMP 311

Experimental African American Poetry

AMST 335 / ARTH 335

Uncovering Williams

AMST 336 T / ENGL 320 / COMP 335

Two American Poets: Wallace Stevens and John Ashbery

LATS 403 / COMP 375 / ENGL 375 / AFR 403 / AMST 403

New Asian American, African American, Native American, and Latina/o Writing

ENGL 410 / AFR 410 / AMST 410 / COMP 410

Black Literary and Cultural Theories

Scholarship/Creative Work

  • Thinking Its Presence: Form, Race, and Subjectivity in Contemporary Asian American Poetry (Stanford University Press, 2014).

Current Committees

  • American Studies Program