Alexa Huang Ph.D.

Location
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Discipline
Arts and Literature
Interests
Shakespeare, Chinese film, literature and drama, intercultural performance, literary theory, Renaissance drama, digital humanities, theatre studies, Shakespeare on film
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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
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Publications

  • "Interview with Alexa Huang"

    Pu B, Huang A

    Dramatist (Juzuo jia) 2014.4.

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  • The Blotted Line | An Interview with Alexa Huang

    Huang A, Kahan J

    The Shakespeare Standard (2014)

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  • Humor in den Werken Mo Yans

    Huang A

    Chinas subversive Peripherie: Aufsätze zum Werk des Nobelpreisträgers Mo Yan

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  • Screening Dutch Formosa in 2000: Taiwan as China’s Renegade Province in Wu Ziniu’s The Sino-Dutch War 1661

    Huang A

    Scenes from Dutch Formosa: Staging Taiwan’s Colonial Past (2014)

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  • Hamlet als Denkfigur: China

    Huang A

    Hamlet Handbuch: Stoffe, Aneignungen, Deutungen (2014)

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  • The Shakespearean International Yearbook Volume 13: Special Section, Macbeth

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  • The Shakespearean International Yearbook Volume 12: Special Section, Shakespeare in India

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  • The Shakespearean International Yearbook Volume 11: Special issue, Placing Michael Neill. Issues of Place in Shakespeare and Early Modern Culture

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  • Special Issue on "Global Shakespeares." Shakespeare (Journal of the British Shakespeare Association), 9. 3 (September 2013).

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  • Global Shakespeares as Methodology

    Huang A

    Shakespeare (Journal of the British Shakespeare Association) (2013)

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  • Chapter 3: Yukio Ninagawa

    Huang A

    Brook, Hall, Ninagawa, Lepage: Great Shakespeareans 18 vols. Vol. 18. (2013)

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  • Addressing the U.S. Congress on the Humanities in the 21st Century

    Huang A

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  • Rev. of Diana Henderson's Collaborations with the Past: Reshaping Shakespeare Across Time and Media (Cornell University Press)

    Huang A

    Multicultural Shakespeare: Translation, Appropriation and Performance (2012)

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  • A Great Feast of Languages | Interview with Professor Alexa Huang," Part Two, March 9, 2013

    Kennedy C, Huang A

    The Shakespeare Standard (2013)

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  • Mo Yan and the Nobel Prize in Literature

    Huang A

    Diplomatist Magazine

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  • Sourcebook of Chinese and Sinophone Literary Studies in North America in the New Millennium 新世纪国外中国文学译介与研究文情报告(北美卷2001-2003)

    Huang A, Liu H

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  • A Great Feast of Languages | Interview with Professor Alexa Huang," Part One, February 16, 2013

    Kennedy C, Huang A

    The Shakespeare Standard (2013)

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  • "What Country, Friends, Is This?”: Touring Shakespeares, Agency, and Efficacy in Theatre Historiography

    Huang A

    Theatre Survey (2013)

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  • "Warlike Noises": Jingoistic Hamlet during the Sino-Japanese Wars

    Huang A

    Shakespeare and the Second World War (2012)

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  • Weltliteratur und Welttheater: Ästhetischer Humanismus in der kulturellen Globalisierung

    Huang A

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  • Siting and Citing Hamlet in Elsinore, Denmark

    Huang A

    The Hamlet Zone: Reworking Hamlet for European Cultuers (2012)

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  • Asia, Shakespeare, and the World Digital Resources for Teaching about Globalization

    Huang A

    Education about Asia (2012)

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  • BBC World Service The Strand: Shakespeare in China

    Huang A, Gilbert H

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  • BBC Shakespeare Special: Alex Huang on Shakespeare

    Gilbert H, Huang A

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  • The Tempest for iPad

    Huang A, Rowe K, Visconsi E, et al

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  • The Paradox of Female Agency: Ophelia and East Asian Sensibilities

    Huang A

    The Afterlife of Ophelia (2012)

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  • Alex Huang's Talk in the "Continental Shifts: All the World's a Stage" series

    The Royal Society of Edinburgh B

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  • How Shakespeare Changed Chinese Theater and Vice Versa

    Beattie-Moss M

    Research || Penn State (2010)

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  • Bringing Shakespeare to Life

    Lee R

    The GW Hatchet (2011)

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  • The Global Influence of Shakespeare: Associate Professor of English Alex Huang co-founded a video archive of worldwide performances inspired by the Bard’s works.

    Parmley J

    GW Today (2011)

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  • Alex Huang's guest appearance on BBC Radio's "Classics Unwrapped"

    MacDougall J

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  • Alex Huang's guest appearance on BBC 2's "Review Show" (Television)

    Wark K

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  • Teaching in a Digital World

    Huang A

    MIT (2011)

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  • Comical Tragedies and Other Polygeneric Shakespeares in Contemporary China and Diasporic Chinese Culture

    Huang A

    Shakespeare and Genre: From Early Modern Inheritances to Postmodern Legacies (2012)

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  • Tropes of Solitude and Lu Xun's Tragic Characters

    Huang A

    Neohelicon: Acta Comparationis Litterarum Universarum (2010)

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  • Global Shakespeares

    Huang A, Donaldson P

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  • Die zeitgenössische Pekingoper zwischen Ost und West

    Huang A

    On Stage: Die Kunst der Pekingoper (2011)

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  • Beijing Opera between East and West in Modern Times

    Huang A

    On Stage: The Art of Beijing Opera (2011)

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  • Shakespeare and Translation

    Huang A

    The Edinburgh Companion to Shakespeare and the Arts (2011)

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  • The Theatricality of Religious Rhetoric: Gao Xingjian and the Meaning of Exile

    Huang A

    Theatre Journal 63.3 (2011): 365-379. (2011)

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  • Global Shakespeare 2.0 and the Task of the Performance Archive

    Huang A

    Shakespeare Survey 64 (2011), 38-51. (2011)

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  • Special Issue Editor's Introduction: Asian Shakespeare 2.0

    Huang A

    Asian Theatre Journal (2011)

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  • Shakespearean Localities and the Localities of Shakespeare Studies

    Huang A

    Shakespeare Studies (2007)

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  • 二十世紀莎劇演出新貌: 論吳興國的《李爾在此》

    中外文學 (2006)

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  • Review of King Lear, Yellow Earth and Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre

    Huang A

    Theatre Journal (2007)

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  • Shakespeare Performance in Asia

    Huang A, Donaldson P

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  • Global Shakespeares

    Huang A, Donaldson P

    MIT (2010)

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  • Revolutionary Model Opera

    Huang A

    The Encyclopedia of Modern China, 4 vols. (2009)

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  • 以虚无为实有: 鲁迅与现代中国文学的悲剧意识

    鲁迅研究月刊 (2003)

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  • Lin Shu, Invisible Translation, and Politics

    Huang A

    Perspectives: Studies in Translatology (2006)

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  • Gao Xingjian, Exile, and Intercultural Theatre

    Huang A

    Hong Kong Drama Review (2007)

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  • 'No World without Verona Walls’? Shakespeare in the Provincial Cultural Marketplace

    Huang A

    Re-Playing Shakespeare in Asia (2009)

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  • Mo Yan as Humorist

    Huang A

    World Literature Today (2009)

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  • Pastiche and Identity in Taiwan's Postmodern Theatre: Stan Lai and Buddhism

    Huang A

    Taiwan Literature and History (2007)

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  • Shakespeare bunt geschminkt: Die chinesische Shakespeare-Werkstatt

    Huang A

    Lebendige Erinnerung -- Xiqu: Zeitgenössische Entwicklungen im chinesischen Musiktheater (2006)

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  • The Politics of Recognition and Comparative Literature

    Huang A

    CLC Web: Journal of Comparative Literature and Culture (2006)

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  • Asian Shakespeares in Europe: From the Unfamiliar to the Defamiliarised

    Huang A

    Shakespearean International Yearbook (2008)

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  • Asian American Theatre Re-imagined: Shogun Macbeth in New York

    Huang A

    Weyward Macbeth: Intersections of Race and Performance (2009)

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  • Shakespeare, Performance, and Autobiographical Interventions

    Huang A

    Shakespeare Bulletin: A Journal of Performance Criticism and Scholarship (2006)

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  • Cosmopolitanism and Its Discontents: The Dialectics between the Global and the Local in Lao She's Fiction

    Huang A

    MLQ: Modern Language Quarterly (2008)

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  • Asian Theatre Journal Special Issue 28.1 (Spring 2011)

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  • Asian Shakespeares on Screen: Two Films in Perspective. Special issue of Borrowers and Lenders 4.2 (2009)

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  • Class, Boundary and Social Discourse in the Renaissance

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  • Shakespeare in Hollywood, Asia, and Cyberspace

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  • Chinese Shakespeares: Two Centuries of Cultural Exchange

    Huang A

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Professional experience

Founding Co-Director

George Washington University Digital Humanities Institute

May 2013 - Present

Director of Graduate Studies

George Washington University Department of English

May 2013 - Present

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

March 2013 - Present

Director

George Washington University Dean's Scholars in Shakespeare

April 2012 - Present

Performance Editor

Internet Shakespeare Editions

February 2012 - Present

Member, Executive Committee on East Asian Languages and Literatures after 1900

Modern Language Association

January 2012 - Present

Member, Committee on the New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare

Modern Language Association

January 2012 - Present

Vice President

Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies

October 2011 - Present

General editor

The Shakespearean International Yearbook

August 2010 - Present

Board Member

Internet Shakespeare Editions

May 2010 - Present

Vice President

Association for Asian Performance

January 2010 - Present

Research Affiliate

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

January 2008 - Present

Honorary Visiting Professor and Graduate Faculty

Institute of Literary Theory and Aesthetics, Shandong University, China

January 2007 - Present

Co-founder and Co-editor

Global Shakespeares (open-access digital video archive)

January 2007 - Present

Research Affiliate in Literature

MIT

Present

Associate Professor of English, Theatre and Dance, East Asian Lang. and Lit., and Int'l Affairs

George Washington University

May 2011 - May 2013 (2 years)

Associate Professor

Penn State University

June 2010 - June 2011 (1 year)

Assistant Professor

Pennsylvania State University

August 2004 - June 2010 (5 years 10 months)

Assistant Professor

Penn State University

August 2004 - May 2010 (5 years 9 months)

Harvard

August 2002 - June 2003 (10 months)

Education history

Stanford University

Ph.D.

September 1999 - June 2004 (4 years 9 months)

Goethe-Institut

Certificate

July 2000 - August 2000 (1 month)

Centre internationale d’etudes de langues

Certificate

June 2000 - July 2000 (1 month)

Exeter College, University of Oxford

Summer Programme in Shakespeare Studies

June 1996 - August 1996 (2 months)

Universität Trier

PNdS

September 1995 - February 1996 (5 months)