Cheung, Floyd 1969–

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Cheung, Floyd 1969–

(Floyd D. Cheung)

PERSONAL:

Born 1969, in Hong Kong (now in China); son of Chow Sik and Mabel Cheung; married; wife's name Sheri (a physician); children: Claire, Benjamin. Ethnicity: ‘Chinese American.’ Education: Whittier College, B.A., 1992; Tulane University, Ph.D., 1999.

ADDRESSES:

Home—Florence, MA. Office—Department of English, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, visiting instructor, 1996-99; Smith College, Northampton, MA, assistant professor, 1999-2007, associate professor of English and American studies, 2007—, founding chair of Five College Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program, 1999-2002.

MEMBER:

Modern Language Association of America, American Studies Association, Association for Asian American Studies.

AWARDS, HONORS:

Gene Wise and Warren Susman Essay Prize, American Studies Association, 1998; Woodrow Wilson fellow, 2003.

WRITINGS:

(Editor) H.T. Tsiang, And China Has Hands (novel), Ironweed Press (New York, NY), 2003.

(Under name Floyd D. Cheung; editor, with Keith A. Lawrence) Recovered Legacies: Authority and Identity in Early Asian American Literature, Temple University Press (Philadelphia, PA), 2005.

Contributor to periodicals, including Journal of American Culture, Americana, TDR: Journal of Performance Studies, and Studies in Travel Writing. Member of editorial board, Massachusetts Review, 2000—.