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Ho, Janice Chiew Ling Associate Professor


Research Areas research areas



  • 20th and 21st century British literature and culture, Transnational modernisms, Anglophone world literatures, Colonial and postcolonial criticism and theory, Theories of citizenship, nationalism, cosmopolitanism, History and theories of the novel, Theories of development, Human rights


selected publications


courses taught

  • ENGL 2102 - Literary Analysis
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Provides a basic skills course designed to equip students to handle the English major. Emphasizes critical writing and the acquisition of basic techniques and vocabulary of literary criticism through close attention to poetry and prose.
  • ENGL 3008 - Developments in the Novel, Post-1900
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Introduces students to the major works, authors and formal trends of the 20th and 21st-century novel. Texts may be drawn from British, American and global literary traditions. Focuses on a specific movement, development, or transformation in the genre post-1900, for instance, modernism, postmodernism, naturalism, realism, postcolonial fiction, historical fiction.
  • ENGL 4018 - Literature and Globalization
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Studies special topics that focus on transnational and global issues since 1600. Topics vary each semester and may include globalization, cross-cultural exchanges, migration, and the history and legacies of imperialism. Specially designed for English majors. May be repeated for a total of 6 credits for different topics.
  • ENGL 4048 - Modern British and Irish Novel
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Studies major figures and trends in the 20th century. Formerly ENGL 4224.
  • ENGL 5139 - Global Literature and Culture
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Introduces graduate level study of recent writing in English from around the world. Emphasizes a wide range of genres, forms, new media, and secondary criticism. Cultivates research skills necessary for advanced graduate study. Topics will vary. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours.


International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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