Stephen Hong Sohn , Assistant Professor
Primary Office: 460-422
At Stanford Since: 2007
Current Year's Courses:
Ph.D. in English, U.C. Santa Barbara, 2006
M.A. in English, U.C. Santa Barbara, 2003
B.A. in Biological Sciences & Creative Writing/English, University of Southern California, 2001
Stephen Hong Sohn, a former University of California President’s Postdoctoral fellow (2006-2007), has edited or co-edited a number of different works and special issues, including Transnational Asian American Literature: Sites and Transits (Temple University Press, 2006); Studies in the Literary Imagination (SLI, Vol. 37.1, Spring 2004) on Asian American Literature; MELUS (Winter 2008) on the topic of "Alien/Asian"; and Modern Fiction Studies on the topic of "Theorizing Asian American Fiction" (2010). Articles have appeared or are forthcoming in American Quarterly, Cultural Critique, Modern Fiction Studies, Studies in the Literary Imagination, and the Southeast Asian Review of English (SARE). He was co-chair of The Circle for Asian American Literary Studies (CAALS), a literature society affiliated with the American Literature Association from 2006-2008. His current research project, Racial Asymmetries, focuses on contemporary Asian American fictional production, social context methodology, and aesthetic practices. A second book is in its nascent stages, exploring gender and sexuality in Asian American cultural production.