Tingting Hui is an external PhD Student at the Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society.
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Fields of interest
- Speech act theory
- Politics of performativity
- Migrant literature
- Globalization and interculturality
My current research examines the social, political, and cultural forces that structure people’s responses towards accented speech, and further uses the accent as a focal point to theorize the interrelation between language and body.
2015- Present: Ph.D candidate, LUCAS, Leiden University (supervisors: Prof.dr.E.J. (Ernst) van Alphen, Dr. Yasco Horsman)
2013- 2014: MA Media Studies with a specialization in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory, Leiden University (cum laude)
2008- 2012: BA Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, Northwest University (西北大学)
- Hui T. (20 October 2020), Melodramas of the tongue: Accented speech in literature, art, and theory (PhD thesis. Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS), Faculty of Humanities, Leiden University). Supervisor(s) and Co-supervisor(s): Alphen E.J. van, Horsman Y.
- Anli Z., Volkmar A., Cardozo de Souza A.P., Feuth A.G.B.M., Hui T., Majid B., Seale L.R., Shobeiri S.A., Vergeer T. & Polak S.A. (2020), Landscape in Perspective: Projections and Transformations Member of editorial staff Journal of the LUCAS Graduate Conference (7).
- Hui T. (2019), In Search of Translational Resonance with Patel and Rau’s Stage Work Who am I? Think Again. In: Kalogeras Yiorgos, Waegner Cathy (Eds.) Ethnic Resonances in Performance, Literature, and Identity. New York: Routledge.
- Hui T. (2019), Words That I Swallowed Whole: The Linguistic Edibility of Yoko Tawada’s Exophonic Writings. In: Slaymaker Doug (Ed.) Tawada Yoko: On Writing and Rewriting. Lanhm, Boulder, New York, London: Lexington Books. 199-212.
- Hui T. (2019), Cosmopolitan Hospitality and Accented Crossing: Forging an Ethics of Listening with Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s Artworks. In: Luczak E.B., Pochmara A., Dayal S. (Eds.) New Cosmopolitanisms, Race, and Ethnicity: Cultural Perspectives. Warsaw, Berlin: De Gruyter. 328-343.
- Hui T. (2019), Performing Failure: Rethinking the Strategic Value of Translation, Third Text 33(2): 235-246.
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