1174800_10201318180909823_425432456_nMin Hyoung Song is Professor of English at Boston College, where he directs the Asian American Studies Program.  He is former editor of the Journal of Asian American Studies, and the former director of the English MA program at BC.  He received his PhD in English and American Literature from Tufts University, and his AB in English and American Literature from The University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.

Song is the author of two books, The Children of 1965: On Writing, and Not Writing, as an Asian American (Duke, 2013) and Strange Future: Pessimism and the 1992 Los Angeles Riots (Duke, 2005). He also co-edited The Cambridge History of Asian American Literature (Cambridge, 2015) and Asian American Studies: A Reader (Rutgers, 2000).  The Children of 1965 won the Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS) Prize in Literary Criticism, the Alpha Sigma Nu Award in Literature and Fine Arts, and was named Honorable Mention for the Association for the Study of the Arts in the Present (ASAP) Book Prize.

He has published academic articles in the journals MosaicTwentieth-Century LiteratureAmerican Literary History, LIT, and Legacy, and in numerous edited volumes of essays.  He is currently researching a new book project on race and ecology, and general co-editing a four-volume series entitled “Asian American Literature in Transition” for Cambridge University Press.

His most recent publication is a contribution to “Reimagining the Working Class: A Roundtable on Economic and Racial Justice in the Age of Trump” in the Los Angeles Review of Books.

Department of English, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467  
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