Educated in the United States, England, Germany and France, Prof. Alexander Huang (Ph.D., Stanford) teaches in the Department of Comparative Literature, Pennsylvania State University. He writes about the literary cultures in the global marketplace, Shakespeare in performance, modern China, and humor.
His books include Chinese Shakespeares: Two Centuries of Cultural Exchange (2009), Shakespeare in Hollywood, Asia and Cyberspace (2009), and Class, Boundary, and Social Discourse in the Renaissance (2007). To learn more about Shakespeare and contemporary theater and film, visit: http://web.mit.edu/shakespeare/asia/ and "Imagining China: The View from Europe, 1550-1700" at Folger Library, Washington, D.C.: http://www.folger.edu/Content/Whats-On/Folger-Exhibitions/Past-Exhibitions/Imagining-China/
He is also Research Affiliate in Literature at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Vice President of the Association for Asian Performance, and member of the Internet Shakespeare Editions board (internetshakespeare.uvic.ca).
Alex Huang's website: http://www.personal.psu.edu/ach13/