Huang, Hsinya

Visiting Scholar

149 Kaplan Hall
Tel: 310.825.4173 / Fax: 310.267.4339

Hsinya Huang is Fulbright Senior Fellow (2021-22) and Distinguished Professor of American and Comparative Literature, National Sun Yat-Sen University (NSYSU), Taiwan. She is former Dean of Arts and Humanities and Provost of Academic Affairs and Faculty Advancement, NSYSU, and served as Director General of International Cooperation and Science Education, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, 2018-19. She is the author or editor of books and articles on transnational and transpacific studies, Native American and Pacific Islander literatures, and humanities for the environment, including (De)Colonizing the Body: Disease, Empire, and (Alter)Native Medicine in Contemporary Native American Women’s Writings (2004) and Native North American Literatures: Reflections on Multiculturalism (2009), Aspects of Transnational and Indigenous Cultures (2014), Ocean and Ecology in the Trans-Pacific Context (2016), Chinese Railroad Workers: Recovery and Representation (2017), After Hiroshima: Radiation Ecologies in Trans-Pacific Indigenous Literature (forthcoming), and Pacific Literature as World Literature: Ocean and Ecology in the Trans-Pacific Context (forthcoming). She serves on the Advisory Board of The Journal of Transnational American Studies and Routledge Series on Transnational Indigenous Perspectives and on the Editorial Board of Transmotion: A Journal of Vizenorian Indigenous Studies. Her current research project investigates the Anthropocene in the trans-Pacific writing.