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Li (Lily) Wong Associate Professor Literature

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(202) 885-2987
CAS - Literature
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Weds 1:30-5:30pm
BA National Central University of Taiwan (English); MA University of California, Santa Barbara (Comparative Literature); PhD University of California, Santa Barbara

Lily Wong received her PhD in Comparative Literature at University of California, Santa Barbara. Her research focuses on the politics of affect/emotion, gender/sexuality, comparative race, as well as media formations of transpacific Chinese, Sinophone, and Asian American communities. Her work can be found in journals including American Quarterly, Journal of Chinese Cinemas, Asian Cinema, Asian American Literary Review, Pacific Affairs and China Review International, among others. She has published book chapters in World Cinema and the Visual Arts (Anthem Press, 2012), Queer Sinophone Cultures (Routledge, 2013), Divided Lenses: War and Film Memory in Asia (University of Hawai'i Press, 2016), and Keywords in Queer Sinophone Studies (Routledge, forthcoming). She is the author of the book "Transpacific Attachments: Sex Work, Media Networks, and Affective Histories of Chineseness" (Columbia University Press, 2018).
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Fall 2020

  • LIT-240 Asian American Literature