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Alexa Huang

Founding Co-Director of the Digital Humanities Institute, Director of Graduate Studies in English, Director of the Dean's Scholars in Shakespeare and Professor of English, Theatre, East Asian Languages and Literatures and International Affairs

George Washington University

Academic Interests

Her teaching and publications are unified by a commitment to understanding the mobility of early modern and postmodern cultures in their literary, performative, and digital forms of expression.
// General Editor of the Shakespearean International Yearbook
// Fulbright Distinguished Chair (2014-2015) in Global Shakespeare Studies, Queen Mary University of London and University of Warwick, UK
// ACLS Frederick Burkhardt Fellowship 2015-2016 (In Residence at the Folger Library, Washington, D.C.)
// Chair, MLA committee on the New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare
// Associate Regional Editor (Greater Washington DC), Reviewing Shakespeare, published by Shakespeare Birthplace Trust (http://bloggingshakespeare.com/reviewing-shakespeare/)
// MLA executive committee on East Asian languages and literatures after 1900
// Affiliate, GW Medieval and Early Modern Studies Institute (MEMSI)
// Affiliate, GW Sigur Center for Asian Studies, Elliott School of International Affairs
// Performance Editor of the Internet Shakespeare Editions
// Research Affiliate in Literature, MIT
// Co-founder and co-director of Global Shakespeares (MIT)
// Recipient of the MLA's Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Comparative Literary Studies
Shakespeare, digital humanities, performance and film studies, cultural translation, globalization and diaspora, literary theory, Sinophone / Chinese literature, New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare

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