Mai-Linh Hong teaches and writes about 20th- and 21st-century American literature and culture. She specializes in Asian American studies; critical race and ethnic studies; and literature and law. A former attorney, she enjoys introducing students to a wide range of literary, legal, and visual texts, and encourages an interdisciplinary approach to American cultural studies.

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., University of Virginia
  • J.D., University of Virginia
  • M.A., Columbia University
  • B.A., Yale University

Research in Progress

  • Book project, Citizenship's Shadow: Asian American Literature and the Contours of Statelessness
  • Book chapter, "Magical Passages and the Refugee Regime in Mohsin Hamid’s Exit West" (forthcoming)
  • Article, "Freestyle Poetic Justice: Japanese American Internment and the Kaiko Haiku Movement" (in progress)

Selected Publications

"Narrative in the Shadow of the Refugee Regime," in The Account: A Journal of Poetry, Prose, and Criticism (2017)

"Reframing the Archive: Vietnamese Refugee Narratives in the Post-9/11 Period," in Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States (2016)

"'Get Your Asphalt Off My Ancestors!': Reclaiming Richmond's African Burial Ground" in Law, Culture, and the Humanities (2013)

"A Genocide by Any Other Name: Language, Law, and the Response to Darfur," in Virginia Journal of International Law (2008)

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