I am Associate Professor of English at the University of California-Riverside, where I am a member of the Southeast Asian Studies program, SEATRiP (Southeast Asia Text, Ritual, and Performance). I research and teach anglophone literatures from South Asia and Southeast Asia from postcolonial and globalizing perspectives.
From 2014-2017 I was the contributor for Southeast Asia in the “New Literatures” section of the Year’s Work in English Studies.
If you would like a copy of any of my journal articles or book chapters, please do not hesitate to contact me by email (email@example.com
Other PublicationsBooks, edited collections, and special issues:
National Consciousness and Literary Cosmopolitics: Postcolonial Literature in a Global Moment.
Ohio State University Press (2013)
Common Lines and City Spaces: A Critical Anthology on Arthur Yap
. Editor. Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (2014).
“Singapore and the Intersections of Neoliberal Globalization and Postcoloniality.” Special issue of Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies
on “Singapore at 50”.
Co-editor. Vol. 18, no. 4, 2016, pp. 473-482.
Journal articles and chapters in books:
“Public Transit and Urban Poetics: Singapore’s Moving Words Poetry Project and Anthology
.” Textual Practice
, 2019 [online]
“Braiding Stories and Affordances in the Graphic Novels of Koh Hong Teng and Sonny Liew.” Moving Worlds
, vol. 19, no. 1, 2019, pp. 65-82.
“Narrating the Global South East Asian Diaspora.” Oxford History of the Novel in English Vol. 10: The Novel in South and South East Asia Since 1945
. Ed. Alex Tickell. Oxford U P, 2019, pp. 5787-594.
“Noir Fiction in Malaysia and Singapore as a Critical Aesthetic of Global Asia.” Social Text: Periscope
, 2018 [online]
“Short Story Collections and Crowded Selves: Madeleine Thien’s Simple Recipes and Jeremy Tiang’s It Never Rains on National Day
.” Singapore Unbound
, 2017 [online]
“Contemporary Literature From Singapore.” Oxford Research Encyclopedia for Literature
, 2017. [online]
“Singaporean Literature and Global Modernism: Wang Gungwu, Lloyd Fernando, Lydia Kwa.” Singapore Literature and Culture
, eds. Angelia Poon and Angus Whitehead. Routledge, 2017, pp. 135-152.
“Global Modernism in Colonial Malayan and Singaporean Literature: The Poetry and Prose of Teo Poh Leng and Sinnathamby Rajaratnam
.” Postcolonial Text
, vol. 12, no. 2, 2017 [online]
“Renaissance City and Revenant Story: The Gothic Tale as Literary Technique in Fiona Cheong’s Fictions of Singapore.” Interventions
, vol. 18, no. 4, 2016, pp. 559-572.
“Transnational Forms in British Fiction.” In The Cambridge Companion to Post-1945 British Fiction
. Ed. David James. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2015. 224-238.
“Creative Destruction and Narrative Renovation: Neoliberalism and the Aesthetic Dimension in the Fiction of Aravind Adiga and Mohsin Hamid.” The Global South
“The Transformation of Objects into Things in Arthur Yap’s Poetry.” Common Lines and City Spaces: A Critical Anthology on Arthur Yap
. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies Press, 2014. pp. 14-41.
“The Migrant Longing for Form: Articulating Aesthetics with Migration, Immigration, and Movement.” Pacific Coast Philology
“Tactical Objectivism: Recognizing the Object within the Subjective Logic of Neoliberalism in the Fiction of Tash Aw and Lydia Kwa.” LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
“Post-Heritage Narratives: Migrancy and Travelling Theory in V.S. Naipaul’s The Enigma of Arrival
and Andrea Levy’s Fruit of the Lemon
.” Journal of Commonwealth Literature
“Melodrama.” The Blackwell Encyclopedia of the Novel
. Ed. Peter Logan, et al. Malden, MA:
Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. 508-510.
“Metafiction.” The Blackwell Encyclopedia of the Novel
. Ed. Peter Logan, et al. Malden, MA:
Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. 514-515.
“Lyric Poetry and Postcolonialism: The Subject of Self-Forgetting.” Journal of Postcolonial Writing