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Hsuan L. Hsu

  • associate professor of english
258 Voorhies
Davis, CA Office Hours: WF 9:50-10:50am
Phone: (530) 752-1696

Biography:

ph.d., university of california, berkeley, 2004 

a.b., harvard university, 1998

hsuan l. hsu joined the UC Davis faculty in 2008. His interests include 19th and 20th-Century U.S. literature, Asian American Literature, visual culture, cultural geography, comparative racialization, and environmental justice literature. His book, Geography and the Production of Space in Nineteenth-Century American Literature, examines the representation of spatial scales in works by authors including Charles Brockden Brown, Herman Melville, Henry James, Sarah Orne Jewett, and Sui Sin Far. He is working on a book-length study of Mark Twain's writings about Chinese immigration, the annexation of Hawai'i, and the U.S.-Philippine War. His courses have examined topics such as point of view, literatures of the American west, the literature of place, geographies of risk, and transnational American literature. He serves on the editorial board of Literary Geographies.

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awards:

  • ACLS Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship/Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University 2012-13
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend 2012
  • Don D. Walker Award for the year's best essay on Western US literature 2010
  • Davis Humanities Institute California Cultures Initiative research seminar 2010
  • Honorable Mention, Norman Foerster essay prize, American Literature 2009
  • Nineteenth Century Studies Association Emerging Scholars Award 2008
  • Margaret Church Memorial essay prize, Modern Fiction Studies 2006
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences Visiting Scholar 2004-5
  • Phi Beta Kappa Scholarship 2003-4
 

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