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    Matthew Choi Taitano (he/him) was born and raised in Guam to a Korean mother and a native CHamoru father. He received his A.B. in English from Princeton University in 2020, and his M.A. in English from Northeastern University in 2023. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Literature, Theory, and Cultural Studies at Purdue University. His research interests lie at the intersection of Victorian studies, digital humanities, and critical race theory.


    Ph.D. in Literature, Theory, and Cultural Studies, Purdue University, 2028 (expected)

    M.A. in English, Northeastern University, 2023

    Graduate Certificate in Digital Humanities, Northeastern University, 2023

    A.B. in English, Princeton University, 2020

    Certificates in African American Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Princeton University, 2020

    Upcoming Talks and Conferences

    Title: “Reading Class, Madness, and Environment through the Grotesque in Bleak House

    • Mar. 3: 2023 International Conference on Narrative, Dallas, TX


    HASTAC Scholars Program (Dec. 2022)

    Leadership Alliance Fellowship Program (Mar. 2017)

    Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program (Apr. 2016)

    Gates Millennium Scholars Program (Apr. 2014)

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