Weihsin Gui

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Brown University

(951) 827-7842
weihsin.gui@ucr.edu

Weihsin Gui works on global anglophone literatures and contemporary British literature, postcolonial theory, cultural theories of nationalism, diaspora, and globalization, and theories of aesthetics and form.

He is the author of National Consciousness and Literary Cosmopolitics: Postcolonial Literature in a Global Moment (Ohio State University Press, 2013) and the editor of an essay anthology on the Singaporean poet Arthur Yap, entitled Common Lines and City Spaces (Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2014). He is also the co-editor of a 2016 special issue of the journal Interventions on Singaporean literature in relation to postcolonialism and neoliberal globalization.

His essays have been published or are forthcoming in the following collections and journals: The Cambridge Companion to British Fiction Since 1945, Singapore Literature and Culture: Current Directions in Local and Global Contexts, Journal of Postcolonial Writing, Journal of Commonwealth Literature, LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory, The Global South, Pacific Coast Philology, Postcolonial Text.

Personal website: https://weihsingui.mla.hcommons.org/