Dorothy Wang

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Professor and Chair of the American Studies Program

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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

AMST 215 / ENGL 217 SEM

Experimental Asian American Writing (not offered 2021/22)

AMST 304 / ENGL 388 SEM

Asian American Writing and the Visual Arts (not offered 2021/22)

AMST 336 TUT

Two American Poets: Wallace Stevens and John Ashbery (not offered 2021/22)

AMST 410 / AFR 354 / COMP 410 / ENGL 410 SEM

Black Literary and Cultural Theories (not offered 2021/22)

AMST 465 / ENGL 326 / AFR 362 SEM

Race and Abstraction (not offered 2021/22)

Scholarship/Creative Work

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

Current Committees

  • American Studies Program
  • Book Store Advisory Committee