News from the Department of English

On Monday 27 February 2023, the Department of English hosted a public lecture on the topic of “Emily Dickinson, Romanticism, and Asia”, which was delivered by Professor Hsu Li-hsin (National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan) at Room 707, Boromrajakumari Building. 

Professor Hsu Li-hsin is Professor of English at National Chengchi University, Taiwan. Her research interests include Emily Dickinson studies, Romanticism, Transatlantic studies, Transpacific studies, Orientalism, and Ecocriticism. She has published in a number of international journals, such as the Emily Dickinson JournalStudies in American FictionConcentric, and Romanticism. She has served the Emily Dickinson International Society board and the Los Angeles Review of Books Lit-World Senior Editorial team since 2018.

She has guest-edited journal issues on transculture-related topics, including a special issue on “Transatlantic Literary and Cultural Relations: 1776 to the Present” for The Wenshan Review (June 2018), a special issue on “International Dickinson: Scholarship in English Translation” for The Emily Dickinson Journal (Fall 2020), and a special issue on “EcoGothic Asia” for SARE: Southeast Asian Review of English(July 2022). She has also contributed to a number of edited volumes, such as Ephemeral Spectacles, Exhibition Spaces and Museums: 1750-1918 (Amsterdam University Press, 2021) and Romantic Environmental Sensibility: Nature, Class, Empire (Edinburgh University Press, 2022), on topics related to space and race.