Lim, Shirley Geok-lin

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LIM, Shirley Geok-lin

LIM, Shirley Geok-lin. American (born Malaysia), b. 1944. Genres: Novels, Poetry, Literary criticism and history, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, part-time lecturer, 1967-69; Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, teaching fellow, 1972-73; Hostos Community College, CUNY, Bronx, assistant professor, 1973-76; Westchester College of the State University of New York, Valhalla, associate professor, 1976-90; University of California, Santa Barbara, professor of women's studies and English, 1990-. Universiti Sains, part-time lecturer, 1974; National University of Singapore, visiting fellow, 1982, writer-in-residence, 1985, Asia Foundation fellow at Centre for Advanced Studies, 1989; Graduate Center of CUNY, Mellon fellow, 1983, 1987; University of California, Irvine, minority discourses fellow at Interdisciplinary Research Center, 1993. East-West Center (Honolulu, HI), writer in residence, 1988; gives poetry readings and workshops. Publications: Crossing the Peninsula and Other Poems, 1980; Another Country and Other Stories, 1982; No Man's Grove and Other Poems, 1985; Modern Secrets: New and Selected Poems, 1989; Nationalism and Literature: English-Language Writers from the Philippines and Singapore, 1993; Monsoon History: Selected Poems, 1994; Writing South/East Asia in English, 1994; Among the White Moon Faces: An Asian-American Memoir of Homelands, 1996; What the Fortune Teller Didn't Say, 1998; Joss and Gold, 2001. EDITOR: (co, and author of intro.) The Forbidden Stitch, 1989; Approaches to Teaching Kingston's "The Woman Warrior," 1991; (co) Reading Asian American Literatures, 1992; (co) One World of Literature, 1992; Asian American Literature, 1999; (co) Transnational Asia Pacific Gender, Representations and the Public Sphere, 1999; (co) Power, Race, and Gender in Academe, 2000; (co) Tilting the Continent, 2000; (co) Moving Poetry, 2001. Address: Department of English, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]