Penn State Penn State: College of the Liberal Arts
Shuang Shen

Shuang Shen

Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Chinese
451 Burrowes Bldg.
(814) 865-4408
Shuang Shen


Ph.D. The City University of New York, Graduate Center
M.A. Beijing University, People’s Republic of China
B.A. Beijing University, People’s Republic of China

Professional Bio


Cosmopolitan Publics: Anglophone Print Culture in Semi-Colonial Shanghai (Rutgers University Press, 2009)

Fields of specialization

  • Modern and contemporary Chinese literature
  • Sinophone literature of the twentieth century
  • Chinese diaspora literatures
  • Asian American literature
  • Postcolonial literature and theory