Kevin Tsai « Faculty
Assistant Professor, EALC
Assistant Professor, Comparative Literature
Ballantine Hall 918
- PhD, Princeton University, 2008
- Tang Dynasty prose literature, Yuan and Ming Dynasty drama
- Roman epic poetry, ancient Greek rhetoric and fiction
- "East"-"West" comparative studies
Courses Recently Taught
- CMLT C147 Images of the Self East and West
- CMLT C265 Introduction to East Asian Poetry
- CMLT C291 Sword and Love in Chinese Film and Literature
- EALC 300 Dangers of Love in Chinese Literature
- CMLT C504 Derrida
- CMLT C575 Chinese-Western Literary Relations
- Graduate reading courses in classical Chinese poetry
- “Hellish Love: Genre in Claudian's De raptu Proserpinae [On the rape of Persephone],” Helios 34(2007): 37-68.
- “Ritual and Gender in the 'Tale of Li Wa',” Chinese Literature: Essays, Articles, Reviews 26(2004): 99-127.
- Review: Ming Dong Gu, Chinese Theories of Fiction, forthcoming in China Information.
- Review: Luó Niànsheng & Wáng Huànsheng, trans., Yilìyâtè [a Chinese translation of the Iliad] (Taipei: Owl Publishing House, 2000), in Classical and Modern Literature 25(2005): 151-5.
- Translations of poems by Li Qingzhao (1084 – c. 1151) in Perihelion 2.8(2003) and in Fields 77(2007).
- Original poetry in CML, Perihelion, Salamander, the Del Sol Review Anthology.
- Co-author with M. H. N. Naraghi, “A Boundary Dispatch Monte Carlo (Exodus) Method for Analysis of Conductive Transfer Problems,” Numerical Heat Transfer 24(1993): 475-488.
For more information, see the profile in the Department of Comparative Literature