Dr. Sze-Wei Ang 洪絲懷

PhD (Cornell)
Equal Opportunity Advisor
RRST 9.36
angz@hku.hk
3917 8516

ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH BIO
Sze Wei Ang’s research focuses on comparative race and minority studies, Asian American Studies, and South East Asian Studies with a focus on Malaysia. Her first book, The State of Race: Asian and American Literature After WWII (SUNY Press, 2019), examines how racial stereotypes are an expression of state power. Classes normally taught include Introduction to Critical and Cultural Theory, Introduction to Globalization, Ethics and Literature, Narratives of the Past, Colonialism and Violence in Asia. Her work has been published in CR: The New Centennial Review, Journal of Asian Cinemas, Cultural Dynamics, and in edited collections. She recently received an Outstanding Teaching Award in 2019.

COURSES TAUGHT AT THE DEPARTMENT
Undergraduate Courses:
CLIT1009 Introduction to Postcolonialism and Culture
CLIT2050 Globalization and Cultures
CLIT2061 Narratives of the Past in the Contemporary Moment
CLIT2094 Critical Theory and Cultural Studies
CLIT2096 Ethics of Film and Literature

Taught Postgraduate Courses (MALCS):
CLIT7007 Art and Politics of Narrative

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