AboutAlexa teaches Shakespeare, performance, film, literary theory and globalization studies at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. 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.
EducationPh.D., Comparative Literature, Stanford University
PublicationsShakespeare and the Ethics of Appropriation (Palgrave, 2014), ed. Alexa Huang and Elizabeth Rivlin
The Shakespearean International Yearbook Volume 15: Shakespeare and the Human, ed. Tom Bishop, Alexa Huang, Tiffany Jo Wreth (Ashgate, 2015)
"Boomerang Shakespeare: Foreign Shakespeare in Britain." The Cambridge Guide to the Worlds of Shakespeare Vol. 2: The World's Shakespeare, 1660-Present, ed. Bruce Smith (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016), pp. 1094-1101.
Shakespearean Performance as a Multilingual Event: Alterity, Authenticity, Liminality, in Interlinguicity, Internationality, and Shakespeare, ed. Michael Saenger (McGill-Queen's University Press, 2014),pp. 190-208.
"Mo Yan's Work and the Politics of Literary Humor," in Mo Yan in Context: Nobel Laureate and Global Storyteller, ed. Angelica Duran and Yuhan Huang (West Lafayette: Purdue University Press, 2014), pp. 153-166
Upcoming Talks and Conferences
"Can the Biopic Subjects Speak? Disembodied Voices in The King's Speech and The Theory of Everything." The 11th Annual Conference of the Association of Adaptation Studies, St. Anne's College, Oxford, September 26-27, 2016
Open Access in the Disciplines, George Washington University Gelman Library, October 6, 2016
2017 MLA, session 587. Commemorating "National Poets": Shakespeare and Tang Xianzu (Franklin 3, Philadelphia Marriott), 1:45-3:00 pm, Saturday, 7 January 2017
Association of Adaptation Studies