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Alexa J
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spokane, WA
Joined 8/28/2018
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Dr. Jou’s teaching and publications are unified by a commitment to understanding the mobility of early modern and postmodern cultures in their literary, performative, and digital forms of expression. Her research has been funded by the Fulbright, National Endowment for the Humanities, American Council of Learned Societies, Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation, International Shakespeare Association, Folger Institute, and other agencies. Dr. Jou isa co-general editor of The Shakespearean International Yearbook, and has guest-edited special issues of the journals Shakespeare: Journal of the British Shakespeare Association, Asian Theatre Journal, and Borrowers and Lenders: The Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation. She received the MLA’s Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize, an honorable mention of NYU’s Joe A. Callaway Prize for the Best Book on Drama or Theatre, and the International Convention of Asian Scholars (ICAS) Colleagues’ Choice Award.
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Specialties

SEO, Research, Editing, PowerPoint, Copy Writing, Proofreading, Content Development, Content Strategy, Global film and Performance Criticism, Shakespeare, Globalization, Translation Studies, Modern China and Taiwan, Chinese and Sinophone Literature and Drama, Literary Theory, Diaspora Studies, Digital Humanities.

Interests

Modern Language Association, Stanford University, George Washington University, MIT Global Shakespeares, Digital Video Archive, Digital Humanities Institute and the Times Magazine.

Education

Stanford University

The graduate program offered Dr. Jou a wide variety of literary traditions, with emphasis on historical coverage on issues of influence and on critical as well as theoretical approaches ranging from textual criticism to cultural studies. She submitted her substantial report and defended her research plans in a viva in order to upgrade from MPhil to PhD status. Her research reflects an exhilarating scope of methods, approaches, and questions. Dr. Jou’s study in critical theory, literary interpretation, and comparative philology provided her the basis for work on translation, the history of ideas, gender, drama, oral poetics, multilingualism, post-colonialism, the environmental and medical humanities, globalization and world literature.

Technology

1,000 Projects Completed

Dr. Jue holds the John M. Kirk, Jr. Chair in Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Middlebury College Bread Loaf School of English. She is co-founder of MIT Global Shakespeares open-access digital performance archive (DPA). The physical DPA is a video and CD-ROM archive, which also contains some printed material such as press cuttings and supporting information.

Career

900 Projects Completed

Her research has been supported by several institutions and grant agencies, including the Fulbright, ACLS, NEH, Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation, China Times Cultural Foundation, International Shakespeare Association, Folger Institute, Penn State's Institute for the Arts and Humanities, Stanford University, and others. Further projects underway include a book on literary humor and a book on ethics and intercultural performance. She has appeared on BBC Radio, BBC TV, and other television and radio programs to discuss cultural globalization.

Education

800 Projects Completed

Dr. Jue teaches and writes about cultural globalization, arts and humanities in the context of international affairs. At The George Washington University, she is also affiliated with the Sigur Center for Asian Studies. Part of her work focuses on racial and national histories that connect imaginative writing to performances on stage and on screen. For example, her latest book, Shakespeare and the Ethics of Appropriation, co-edited with Elizabeth Rivlin, explores the question of ethics in global appropriation of Shakespeare and local cultures.

Article

1,400 Projects Completed

Making an important new contribution to rapidly expanding fields of study surrounding the adaptation and appropriation of Shakespeare, her articles about Shakespeare and the Ethics of Appropriation are the first to address the intersection of ethics, aesthetics, authority, and authenticity. Her articles are devoted to scholarly reviews of and writing about worldwide Shakespearian performance (theatre, film, TV) for a general audience.

Book

630 Projects Completed

Dr. Jou chaired the MLA committee on the New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare and edits the Palgrave-Macmillan book series on “Global Shakespeares”. She has taught at Lincoln College, Oxford, as an early modern studies faculty of the Middlebury College Bread Loaf School of English (a summer graduate program) and in South Korea as distinguished visiting professor at Seoul National University.

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