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Alexa Huang, Ph.D.

Founding Co-Director of Digital Humanities Institute and Professor of , English, Theatre and Dance, East Asian Languages and Literatures, and Int'l Affairs, George Washington University
Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Research field: Arts and Literature - Literature
Shakespeare, Chinese film, literature and drama, intercultural performance, literary theory, Renaissance drama, digital humanities, theatre studies, Shakespeare on film

Publications

Awards and Grants

  •  May 2011 
    Fellowship, Taiwan Center for Chinese Studies 漢學研究中心, May 2011 and May-June 2012 View website
  •  Apr 2011 
    Faculty Teaching Award, Department of Comparative Literature, Penn State University
  •  Mar 2011 
    International Convention of Asian Scholars Colleagues’ Choice Award for "Chinese Shakespeares" View website
  •  Mar 2011 
    Folger Fellowship, Folger Institute, Washington, D.C., Jan-Mar, 2012
  •  Dec 2010 
    MLA Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for "Chinese Shakespeares" View website
  •  Jul 2010 
    Joe A. Callaway Prize for the Best Book on Drama or Theatre, Honorable Mention View website
  •  Jun 2010 
    American Council of Learned Societies fellowship View website
  •  May 2010 
    Penn State University Institute for Arts and Humanities View website
  •  Mar 2010 
    Penn State College of Liberal Arts Global Fund
  •  Sep 2009 
    Folger Institute Grant View website
  •  May 2009 
    Faculty Teaching Award, Department of Comparative Literature, Penn State University
  •  Jan 2009 
    Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation, publication subsidy award for monograph View website
  •  Oct 2008 
    Best Paper Award, Inaugural Conference of Interdisciplinary Centre for East Asian Studies, Goethe-Un
  •  Jan 2008 
    Folger Institute Grant View website
  •  May 2007 
    National Science Council Grant (Taiwan) for Short-term Visiting Scholars
  •  Jul 2006 
    International Shakespeare Association View website
  •  Jul 2006 
    Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation Faculty Travel Grant View website
  •  Sep 2005 
    Penn State University President's Fund for Involving Undergraduates in Faculty Research, 2005-2010
  •  Jul 2004 
    Association of Asian Performance Emerging Scholar Award View website
  •  Jun 2004 
    Mellon Foundation grant
  •  Sep 2003 
    China Times Foundation Junior Scholar Award
  •  Jun 2001 
    Japan Fund & Stanford Center for East Asian Studies Endowment Summer Grant

Biographical Information

An award-winning teacher and author, Alexa Huang is Professor of English, Theatre and Dance, East Asian Languages and Literatures, and International Affairs, Founding Co-Director of the Digital Humanities Institute, Director of Graduate Studies in English, and Director of the Dean's Scholars in Shakespeare at George Washington University, Research Affiliate in Literature at MIT, and a General Editor of The Shakespearean International Yearbook. She served as Vice President of the Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies (MARAAS, 2011-2012) and Vice President of the Association for Asian Performance (AAP, 2010-2012). She also served as distinguished visiting professor at the Seoul National University (South Korea) and early modern faculty of the Middlebury College Bread Loaf School of English at Lincoln College, Oxford (UK).

http://web.mit.edu/acyhuang/www/
http://gwu.academia.edu/AlexHuang/
http://alexahuang.org

CV

Professional Experience


2013 - Present
Director of Graduate Studies at George Washington University Department of English
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
2013 - Present
Founding Co-Director at George Washington University Digital Humanities Institute
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
2013 - Present
Founding Co-Director of Digital Humanities Institute and Professor of at English, Theatre and Dance, East Asian Languages and Literatures, and Int'l Affairs, George Washington University
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Classes taught:
Digital Humanities in Theory and Practice
Global Shakespeares
Literary Theory
Renaissance Drama
Shakespearean England
Shakespeare's Globe
Transnational Cinema
2012 - Present
Director at George Washington University Dean's Scholars in Shakespeare
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
2012 - Present
Performance Editor at Internet Shakespeare Editions
Victoria, Canada
2012 - Present
Member, Executive Committee on East Asian Languages and Literatures after 1900 at Modern Language Association
New York, New York, United States
2012 - Present
Member, Committee on the New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare at Modern Language Association
New York, New York, United States
2011 - Present
Vice President at Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
2010 - Present
General editor at The Shakespearean International Yearbook
Surrey Quays, United Kingdom
2010 - Present
Board Member at Internet Shakespeare Editions
Victoria, Canada
2010 - Present
Vice President at Association for Asian Performance
2008 - Present
Research Affiliate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2007 - Present
Co-founder and Co-editor at Global Shakespeares (open-access digital video archive)
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
2007 - Present
Honorary Visiting Professor and Graduate Faculty at Institute of Literary Theory and Aesthetics, Shandong University, China
Jinan, China
2006 - Present
Research Affiliate in Literature at MIT
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
May 2011 - May 2013
Associate Professor of English, Theatre and Dance, East Asian Lang. and Lit., and Int'l Affairs at George Washington University
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Classes taught:
Global Shakespeare
Shakespeare's Outsiders
Shakespeare (Writing Intensive)
Graduate Seminar: Transnational England
Jun 2010 - Jun 2011
Associate Professor at Penn State University
State College, Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2004 - Jun 2010
Assistant Professor at Pennsylvania State University
Aug 2004 - May 2010
Assistant Professor at Penn State University
State College, Pennsylvania, United States
Classes taught:
Shakespeare, Literary Theory, Comparative Criticism, Chinese Film, Literary Modes of Asia, Narrative Theory: Film and Literature, Race and Gender in Renaissance Drama, Modern Chinese Novel, global Shakespeare, Performing the Modern: Theatre of East Asia
Aug 2002 - Jun 2003
Harvard
Education


Jul 2000 - Aug 2000
Goethe-Institut in Munich, Germany
Certificate
Jun 2000 - Jul 2000
Centre internationale d’etudes de langues in Strasbourg, France
Certificate
Sep 1999 - Jun 2004
Stanford University in Stanford, California, United States
Ph.D.
Jun 1996 - Aug 1996
Exeter College, University of Oxford in Oxford, United Kingdom
Summer Programme in Shakespeare Studies
Sep 1995 - Feb 1996
Universität Trier in Trier, Germany
PNdS
Consulting Services

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), University of Chicago, University of London, University of Central Lancaster (UK), Tsing-Hua University (Beijing), Seoul National University (South Korea), TU-Dresden (Germany), Ritsumeikan University (Japan), University of Rome "La Sapienza" (Italy), Università degli Studi di Napoli "L'Orientale" (Italy)

Yale University Press, Columbia University Press, Cornell East Asian Series, Routledge, Purdue University Press, Chinese University Press of Hong Kong, Palgrave Macmillan, Prentice Hall, Pearson Education

Shakespeare Bulletin; Shakespeare: Journal of the British Shakespeare Association; Comparative Drama; Asian Theatre Journal; MLQ: A Journal of Literary History; College Literature; CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture; positions: east asia cultures critique; Comparative Literature Studies; Tamkang Review; Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies; CLEAR: Chinese Literature: Essays, Articles, Reviews.; Borrowers and Lenders: The Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation

Contact Information

Webpage: alexahuang.org

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