Ph.D. Harvard University.
M.A. Harvard University.
B.A. Dartmouth College.
Areas of Focus:
Issues of translation, adaptation, and global circulation in narrative fiction and theatrical performance
Shiamin Kwa teaches courses on East Asian literature and film.
She is the author of Strange Eventful Histories: Identity, Performance and Xu Wei’s Four Cries of a Gibbon, and the co-editor of Mulan: Five Versions of a Classic Chinese Legend. She has also written articles on the opera of Giuseppe Verdi and the detective fiction of Leonardo Sciascia.
Her current research focuses on issues of translation, adaptation, and global circulation in narrative fiction and theatrical performance.