Term Teaching Faculty
Nineteenth-Century American Literature, Asian American Literature, Immigrant Writing
Dr. Ying Xu received her BA and MA in English at Sichuan University, China and her Ph.D. in English from the University of New Mexico. Her specialized areas include nineteenth-century American literature, Asian American literature, literary criticism and theory, and immigrant writing. She is currently Term Faculty in the Department of English at UNM, offering composition, technical communication, and literature courses. She is a contributor to OUPblog (Oxford University Press) and contributed to “Edith Eaton (Sui Sin Far)” and “Angel Island Poetry” on Oxford Bibliographies. Her articles have appeared in a variety of scholarly journals, and the most recent one, included in MLA’s special collection on Teaching Asian North American Texts, will come out soon. Besides teaching and scholarly work, she is also a translator. Her recent translation of Leslie Silko’s Ceremony, which will be published by Zhejiang Publishing Press of Art and Literature in China, is the first ever Chinese translation of Silko’s work.