Chih-Chien Hsieh

Chih-Chien HsiehPhD - ABD
MA in Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University, 2015
BA in English, National Chengchi University, 2013
cchsieh@brandeis.edu

Research Interests

transnational modernisms, literature of migration and diaspora, postcolonial studies, translation studies, gender and sexuality, critical theory and philosophy

Presentations

“The Syntax of Solidarity: Aimé Césaire, Richard Wright, and the Uses of Parataxis.” ACLA, virtual, April 8-11, 2021

“Embodied Cognition and Affective Intensity: Rethinking the Modernist Inward Turn,” the 39th National Comparative Literature Conference, May 2017. [Chinese]

“An Estranged Intimacy with the World: The Postcolonial Woolf’s Planetary Love in The Voyage Out,” the 24th International Conference on Virginia Woolf, June 2014.

Publications

“The Archipelagic Imaginary in Eric Walrond’s Tropic Death.” Modernism/modernity [forthcoming]

“‘The Part of No Part’ of the Sunflower Movement: The Politics and Aesthetics of Sunflower Occupation and The 561st Hour of Occupation.” Chung Wai Literary Quarterly 47.2 (2018): 181-216 [Chinese]

“Cashmere Shawl as Metaphor and Matterfold: Molar Empire and Molecular Affect in To the Lighthouse.” Orbis Litterarum 72.6 (2017): 508-35

“An Estranged Intimacy with the World: The Postcolonial Woolf’s Planetary Love in The Voyage Out.” Virginia Woolf: Writing the World. Ed. Pamela L. Caughie and Diana L. Swanson. Liverpool: Liverpool UP, 2015. 116-21.

Awards

Fulbright Grant for Graduate Study, 2017-19

Courses Taught

Race, Colonialism, and Modernism (Spring 2021)
University Writing Seminar: Images of Africa (Fall 2019, Spring 2020)

Favorite Work

"Mrs. Dalloway" by Virginia Woolf

"The Weary Blues" by Langston Hughes