Huang, Yunte

Professor

Education: 

B.A., Peking University, 1990
Ph.D., SUNY Buffalo, 1999

Personal Website: http://www.yuntehuang.com

Yunte Huang came to the U.S. in 1991 after graduating from Peking University with a B.A. in English. He received his Ph.D. from the Poetics Program at SUNY-Buffalo in 1999 and taught as an Assistant Professor of English at Harvard University from 1999-2003. He is the author of Transpacific Imaginations: History, Literature, Counterpoetics (2008), CRIBS (2005), Transpacific Displacement: Ethnography, Translation, and Intertextual Travel in Twentieth-Century American Literature (2002), and Shi: A Radical Reading of Chinese Poetry (1997), and the translator into Chinese of Ezra Pound's The Pisan Cantos. His book, Charlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and His Rendezvous with American History  (W. W. Norton, 2010), won the Edgar Award and was the finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, as well as being named a New York Times Notable Book and one of the Best Books of the Year by San Francisco Chronicle, Village Voice, Amazon, and Kirkus Reviews. A Guggenheim Fellow in 2014-15, he has also published articles in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Daily Beast, and others.

Contact

Office: 

South Hall 2502

Office Hours: 

Spring 16 please e-mail for appointment

FAX: 

(805) 893-4622

Email: 

yhuang@english.ucsb.edu

Mailing Address: 

English Department
UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-3170

Fields/Affiliations: 

American Literature

Research Interests: 

20th-century American poetry, modernism, Asian American literature, transpacific literature, and translation studies.

Bookshelf

Recent Courses Taught

Quarter Course Title
Winter 2016 ENGL 104A American Literature from 1900 to Present
Winter 2016 ENGL 104AS Seminar on American Literature from 1900 to Present
Fall 2015 ENGL 133TL Studies in American Regional Literature: Transpacific Literature
Fall 2015 ENGL 235 Studies in American Literature: Avant-Garde Poetics
Summer B 2015 ENGL 134AA Studies in Literature of Cultural and Ethnic Communities in the United States: Asian American Literature
Winter 2015 ENGL 104A American Literature from 1900 to Present
Winter 2015 ENGL 104AS Seminar on American Literature from 1900 to Present
Winter 2015 ENGL 133TL Studies in American Regional Literature: Transpacific Literature
Summer A 2014 ENGL 134AA Studies in the Literature of Cultural and Ethnic Communities in the United States: Asian American Literature
Winter 2014 ENGL 137B Poetry in America since 1900
Winter 2014 ENGL 235 Studies in American Literature: Avant-Garde Poetics
Fall 2013 ENGL 104AS Seminar for American Literature from 1900 to present
Fall 2013 ENGL 133TL Studies in American Regional Literature: Transpacific Literature
Fall 2013 ENGL 104A American Literature from 1900 to present
Summer B 2013 ENGL 134AA Studies in the Literature of Cultural and Ethnic Communities in the United States: Asian American Literature
Winter 2013 ENGL 133TL Studies in American Regional Literature : Transpacific Literature
Winter 2013 ENGL 235 Studies in American Literature : Avant Garde Poetics
Fall 2012 ENGL 104A American Literature from 1900 to present
Fall 2012 ENGL 104AS Seminar for American Literature from 1900 to present
Fall 2012 ENGL 197 Upper-Division Seminar: Poetry Lab